passive restraint


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passive restraint

n.
An automatic safety device, such as an airbag, in a motor vehicle that protects a person during a crash.
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We'll talk here about passive restraint systems (once installed, they do their job of protecting occupants without further ado) as we covered active (airbag) systems in the June 2017 issue.
One of those cases (won by the manufacturers in 1972) was the passive restraint rule requiring manufacturers to install airbags.
Bontrager said the carrier gave a discount for policyholders who took a safe driver course, a discount for driver tenure and a discount for having a passive restraint device in the car.
This is the master controller for all active and passive restraint systems, including safety belt pre-tensioners, airbags and associated systems including stability control.
An element at play here is that India has a new government, one that wants to make a break with the passive restraint of the UPA years.
In addition to needing a more stable wheelbase, all carts should be mandated to have a passive restraint system.
In a limited decision, the Supreme Court found that the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) had explicitly permitted automakers to phase in a variety of passive restraint designs (including air bags) so that the federal government could evaluate their relative effectiveness in preventing serious injury and death.
Passive Restraint. Another unique challenge to camp-parent communication during a critical incident is the parent's mindset.
Should clients engage in violent or acting-out behaviors while in the school, districts may expect the TSS worker to use passive restraint with the student.
As an industry, we've built child safety into the vehicle; we've added active and passive restraint systems; we've installed low impact bumpers; we've made the vehicle crushable; we've designed anti-sway bars and load sensing dynamics.
Although the car was equipped with manual shoulder and lap belts, which Geier had buckled, it was not equipped with air bags or other passive restraint devices.