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Airbag Safety

In the last few years people in the United States have been hearing a lot about airbags. A few years ago some news sources said that airbags were safe only for a small percentage of the population. Other news sources said that airbags were safe for a large percent of the population and that they should be required in all new vehicles sold in this country. In 1997, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) announced that it would allow some car-drivers to “disconnect” their airbags as long as they meet the certain criteria to buy the shutoff switch (air bag 1). Read more...

Posted: Sat, May 1, 1999, Words: ~800, Reading Time: 4 min