AIR BAGS soften passenger's falls and prevent passenger's neck from breaking.They help absorb the kinetic energy of the upper body's forward motion when the vehicles forward progress is suddenly halted by impact.
Asked in Cars & Vehicles, Honda Civic SI, Google
What is the purpose of having airbags in your car?
To protect you in a collision.
Asked in Cars & Vehicles
Why do airbags in cars reduce the chances of injury in accidents?
Airbags prevent excessive forward movement in a front-end crash, therefore, reducing injuries. ...
Asked in Auto Body and Interiors
Why are there airbags in the sides of cars?
Side impact airbags are there to reduce injuries to the head, neck and torso. Like front airbags they deploy instantly on impact. Side airbags deploy from the roof, door panels and seats. Furthermore, like front airbags the side airbags have reduced limb and torso injuries significantly and because of there safety record most new cars are now equipped with side airbags as standard equipment. ...
Do airbags reduce fatalities?
That might be a rhetorical question. They reduce fatalities by a large amount. They do cause their own smaller injuries because of the violence with which they deploy, but that is most certainly tolerable when considering how many lives they save. ...
Asked in Science
What safety features are in a modern car to prevent head injuries?
The main ones are seatbelts and airbags
Does barefoot running reduce injury?
No, barefoot running doesn't reduce any injuries. If anything it only adds to the injuries. It is not good to run barefooted because there are a lot of objects that can get into your feet. ...
Asked in Steering and Suspension
When driving a vehicle with airbags what is the safest position for your hands on the steering wheel?
To reduce forearm injuries, hands should be placed on the lower half of the steering wheel, with knuckles on the outside and thumbs streched along the the rim of the steering wheel. Elbows should be able to rest comfortably by your sides. ...
Asked in Insurance
What is the purpose of highway insurance?
The purpose of highway insurance is to basically help the public out & reduce deaths/injuries for the highways. Highway insurance is a nonprofit saftely organization that does it's best to reduce deaths, injuries & crashing on highways throughout the country. ...
Asked in Mac OS
What computer accessory did apple try splitting in two in 1993 in an attempt to reduce injuries?
the answer is the keyboard
Asked in Cars & Vehicles, Auto Accidents, Physics
How do seat belts reduce injuries in motor vehicles?
u stay in the car and not flat on the windscreen
Asked in United States of America
Do helmets reduce the number of bike accidents in the United States?
No bike helmets don't reduce the number of bike accidents, but they do reduce the serious injuries related to the accidents. Bike helmets save lives. ...