Started with the idea for a system that would restrain automobile drivers and passengers in an accident, whether or not they were wearing their seat belts.
Airbags commonly available since the late 1980’s. First invented in 1953.
An airbag can injure or kill in some circumstances
Passenger need to be seated properly to reduce the severity of injury
Children to ride at the backseat
Designed to be used with seat belts so please BUCKLE UP
Air bags – designed to be used with seat belts
Reducing injuries by spreading the force over a larger area Figure 1 When a body hits the steering wheel directly, the force of this impact is distributed over a small area of the body – resulting injuries to this area (in red)
Reducing injuries by spreading the force over a larger area Figure 2 When a body is restrained by an airbag, the force of the impact is distributed over a much larger area of the body – resulting in less severe injuries (in orange)