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Dynamic injury tolerances for long bones of the female upper extremity. (1/79)This paper presents the dynamic injury tolerances for the female humerus and forearm derived from dynamic 3-point bending tests using 22 female cadaver upper extremities. Twelve female humeri were tested at an average strain rate of 3.7+/-1.3%/s. The strain rates were chosen to be representative of those observed during upper extremity interaction with frontal and side airbags. The average moment to failure when mass scaled for the 5th centile female was 128+/-19 Nm. Using data from the in situ strain gauges during the drop tests and geometric properties obtained from pretest CT scans, an average dynamic elastic modulus for the female humerus was found to be 24.4+/-3.9 GPa. The injury tolerance for the forearm was determined from 10 female forearms tested at an average strain rate of 3.94+/-2.0%/s. Using 3 matched forearm pairs, it was determined that the forearm is 21% stronger in the supinated position (92+/-5 Nm) versus the pronated position (75+/-7 Nm). Two distinct fracture patterns were seen for the pronated and supinated groups. In the supinated position the average difference in fracture time between the radius and ulna was a negligible 0.4+/-0.3 ms. However, the pronated tests yielded an average difference in fracture time of 3.6+/-1.2 ms, with the ulna breaking before the radius in every test. This trend implies that in the pronated position, the ulna and radius are loaded independently, while in the supinated position the ulna and radius are loaded together as a combined structure. To produce a conservative injury criterion, a total of 7 female forearms were tested in the pronated position, which resulted in the forearm injury criterion of 58+/-12 Nm when scaled for the 5th centile female. It is anticipated that these data will provide injury reference values for the female forearm during driver air bag loading, and the female humerus during side air bag loading. (+info)
Driver distance from the steering wheel: perception and objective measurement. (2/79)OBJECTIVES: This study assessed the accuracy of driver perceptions of the distance between the driver's nose and the steering wheel of the vehicle as a factor in considering driver disconnection of an airbag contained in the steering wheel for preventing injury to the driver in an accident. METHODS: A cross-sectional survey of 1000 drivers was done to obtain perceived and objective measurements of the distance between the driver's nose and the steering wheel of the vehicle. RESULTS: Of 234 drivers who believed that they sat within 12 inches of the steering wheel, only 8 (3%) actually did so, whereas of 658 drivers who did not believe that they sat within 12 inches of the wheel, 14 (2%) did so. Shorter drivers were more likely than taller ones to both underestimate and overestimate their seating distance. CONCLUSIONS: Considerable misperception of drivers' distance from the wheel indicates that drivers should objectively measure this distance. (+info)
Air bags and ocular injuries. (3/79)PURPOSE: This investigation retrospectively examined ocular injuries associated with air bag deployment to gain a better appreciation of potential risk factors in motor vehicle accidents. National statistics regarding the efficacy of air bags were reviewed. METHODS: Review of the literature from 1991 to 1998 identified 44 articles describing 97 patients with air-bag-induced ocular injuries. Variables extracted from each case were age, sex, height, position in the car, eye wear, vehicle impact speed, visual acuity, and specific ocular injuries. RESULTS: Corneal abrasions occurred in 49% of occupants, hyphemas in 43%, vitreous or retinal hemorrhages in 25%, and retinal tears or detachments in 15%. The globe was ruptured in 10 patients. Patients involved in higher-speed accidents (over 30 mph) sustained a greater percentage of vitreous or retinal hemorrhages and traumatic cataracts, while those at slower speeds were more prone to retinal tears or detachments. In a subset of 14 patients with serious ocular injuries, the impact speed of 11 patients was recorded at 30 mph or less. Slower speed may be a risk factor for some ocular injuries. Occupant height was not a significant factor. National statistics confirm that air bags reduce fatalities in motor vehicle accidents. However, children sitting in the front seat without a seat belt and infants in passenger-side rear-facing car seats are at risk for fatal injury. CONCLUSION: Air bags combined with seat belts are an effective means of reducing injury and death in adults during motor vehicle accidents. However, this study has documented a wide variety of ocular injuries associated with air bag deployment. It is hoped that researchers can develop modifications that continue to save lives while minimizing additional harm. (+info)
Airbag associated fatal head injury: case report and review of the literature on airbag injuries. (4/79)Airbags have been shown to significantly reduce mortality and morbidity in motor vehicle crashes. However, the airbag, like the seat belt, produces its own range of injuries. With the increasing use of airbags in the UK, airbag associated injuries will be seen more often. These are usually minor, but in certain circumstances severe and fatal injuries result. Such injuries have been described before in the medical literature, but hitherto most reports have been from North America. This is the first case report from the UK of serious injury due to airbag deployment and describes the case of a driver who was fatally injured when her airbag deployed in a moderate impact frontal collision where such severe injury would not normally have been anticipated. The range of airbag associated injuries is described and predisposing factors such as lack of seat belt usage, short stature, and proximity to airbag housing are discussed. The particular dangers airbags pose to children are also discussed. (+info)
Child seating position and restraint use in three states. (5/79)OBJECTIVE: Because of risks from deploying airbags to children in front seats, extensive publicity has been aimed at getting them restrained and in rear seats. The objective of this study was to assess restraint use and seating positions among children in vehicles with and without airbags. METHOD: Surveys were conducted in cities in Michigan, North Carolina, and Texas 1998. Restraint use and seating position were noted for all children, as well as their estimated age, driver belt use, airbag presence, and vehicle license plate number. RESULTS: Fewer children were observed in the front seats of vehicles with passenger airbags (24%) than in vehicles without them (36%). Most of the children seated in front were ages 7-12 (44%-61%), followed by 3-6 year olds (29%-35%). Very few children ages 0-2 were seated in front (5%-12%). The overwhelming majority of children ages 0-2 were restrained. However, children ages 3-6 seated in the front were least likely to be restrained and most likely to be improperly restrained. Restraint use was higher when the driver was belted, but about 30% of 3-6 year olds were unrestrained even with a belted driver. CONCLUSIONS: Efforts should continue to educate parents about the importance of correct restraint use and rear seating for children, particularly once children move from child safety seats into adult belts. Efforts also should be made to enforce the seat belt laws that exist in every state. (+info)
Driver air bag effectiveness by severity of the crash. (6/79)OBJECTIVES: This analysis provided effectiveness estimates of the driver-side air bag while controlling for severity of the crash and other potential confounders. METHODS: Data were from the National Automotive Sampling System (1993-1996). Injury severity was described on the basis of the Abbreviated Injury Scale, Injury Severity Score, Functional Capacity Index, and survival. Ordinal, linear, and logistic multivariate regression methods were used. RESULTS: Air bag deployment in frontal or near-frontal crashes decreases the probability of having severe and fatal injuries (e.g., Abbreviated Injury Scale score of 4-6), including those causing a long-lasting high degree of functional limitation. However, air bag deployment in low-severity crashes increases the probability that a driver (particularly a woman) will sustain injuries of Abbreviated Injury Scale level 1 to 3. Air bag deployment exerts a net injurious effect in low-severity crashes and a net protective effect in high-severity crashes. The level of crash severity at which air bags are protective is higher for female than for male drivers. CONCLUSIONS: Air bag improvement should minimize the injuries induced by their deployment. One possibility is to raise their deployment level so that they deploy only in more severe crashes. (+info)
Traumatic bilateral internal carotid artery dissection following airbag deployment in a patient with fibromuscular dysplasia. (7/79)This case describes a 39-yr-old male, presenting with left hemiplegia after a road traffic accident involving frontal deceleration and airbag deployment. Brain computerized tomography (CT) scan revealed a right parietal lobe infarct. Contrast angiography demonstrated bilateral internal carotid artery dissection and fibromuscular dysplasia. The patient was treated with systemic heparinization. Neurological improvement, evidenced by full return of touch sensation, proprioception and nociception began 10 days after the injury. To our knowledge, this is the first case report of carotid artery dissection associated with airbag deployment. Forced neck extension in such settings may result in carotid artery dissection because of shear force injury at the junction of the extracranial and intrapetrous segments of the vessel. Clinicians should consider carotid artery injury when deterioration in neurological status occurs after airbag deployment. We propose that the risk of carotid artery dissection was increased by the presence of fibromuscular dysplasia. (+info)
Mortality reduction with air bag and seat belt use in head-on passenger car collisions. (8/79)To assess the efficacy of occupant protection systems, the authors measured the mortality reduction associated with air bag deployment and seat belt use for drivers involved in head-on passenger car collisions in the United States. They used a matched case-control design of all head-on collisions involving two passenger cars reported to the Fatality Analysis Reporting System in 1992-1997, and driver mortality differences between the paired crash vehicles for air bag deployment and seat belt use were measured with matched-pair odds ratios. Conditional logistic regression was used to adjust for multiple effects. There were 9,859 head-on collisions involving 19,718 passenger cars and drivers. Air bag deployment reduced mortality 63% (crude odds ratio (OR) = 0.37, 95% confidence interval (CI): 0.32, 0.42), while lap-shoulder belt use reduced mortality 72% (OR = 0.28, 95% CI: 0.25, 0.31). In a conditional logistic model that adjusted for vehicle (rollover, weight, age) and driver (age, sex) factors, air bags (OR = 0.71, 95% CI: 0.58, 0.87) and any combination of seat belts (OR = 0.25, 95% CI: 0.22, 0.29) were both associated with reduced mortality. Combined air bag and seat belt use reduced mortality by more than 80% (OR = 0.18, 95% CI: 0.13, 0.25). Thus, this study confirms the independent effect of air bags and seat belts in reducing mortality. (+info)
Letters to the Editor: Air Bag Deployment and Hearing Loss - American Family Physician
to the editor: Exposure to high noise levels associated with air bag deployment during an automobile accident may result in irreversible hearing loss. Laboratory studies have established that peak acoustic pressure of 170 dB produced during air bag deployment can induce harmful inner ear effects.1 In these air bag studies, the greatest hearing loss has occurred at 4,000 Hz.. In my practice, I have seen this pattern of hearing loss in patients exposed to air bag deployment. These patients showed the greatest hearing loss in the range of 3,000 to 6,000 Hz. Since the loss occurs above the speech frequency range of 500 to 2,000 Hz, it may not be immediately apparent to the patient; audiologic testing is required to detect hearing loss in this range.. However, the injury to the ear may manifest as tinnitus, which some of my patients have reported. Tinnitus is commonly caused by damage to the inner ear and is usually associated with hearing loss in frequencies above the speech frequency range. Thus, ...
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A Discussion of the Air Bag System and Review of Induced Injuries - SAE International
The air bag system is described in terms of four basic elements: the crash sensors and controls, the inflator, the air bag itself, and the diagnostic circuitry. A general discussion of these elements is provided and a review of air bag related injuries is also presented which includes data from various sources such as the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute, National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration, Transport Canada, and the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. The most frequently occurring accident type is the frontal collision and has been the main focus of safety efforts with regard to restraint systems. Air bags are an effective injur/prevention device, however their deployment can introduce new injury mechanisms. Air bags save lives and decrease the severity of major injuries in exchange for increasing the number of minor injuries. Certain risk factors exist during an accident involving air bag deployment including occupants sitting in close proximity to ...
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Defective Air Bags a Growing Concern for Automobile Safety | Gray, Ritter & Graham, P.C.
Since they were mandated in new automobiles beginning in 1989, air bags have undoubtedly saved lives and prevented numerous accidents. But a recent rash of defective air bags incidents is cause for concern for driver and passenger safety.. Since 2011, air bag problems were responsible for the recall of 7.75 million vehicles. This year alone, 1.5 million vehicles have been recalled for possible defective air bags. Honda and Toyota have issued 22 recalls in 2013, covering 18 different models, over this issue. In January, General Motors announced a recall of almost 4,000 vehicles due to air bag concerns, and Chrysler recalled 750,000 Jeep vehicles in November 2012 for faulty air bags.. Hondas 2013 recall is the automakers second recent action in response to problems with the safety devices. Late in 2011, the automaker issued a recall following a number of accidents involving improperly inflating air bags, including two that resulted in fatalities.. Problems with Defective Air Bags. The issues ...
Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration 2005 - Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents :: Justia Regulation...
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) withdraws its March 19, 2002, notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM), which proposed requiring each commercial motor vehicle (CMV) operating in interstate commerce to display a label applied by the vehicle manufacturer or a registered importer to document the vehicles compliance with all applicable Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards (FMVSSs) in effect as of the date of manufacture. We issued the NPRM in coordination with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), which published on the same day three companion notices related to the FMVSS certification requirement. Although the NPRM would have applied to all CMVs operated in the United States, its greatest impact would have been on motor carriers domiciled in Canada and Mexico. In withdrawing the NPRM, we conclude the proposed FMVSS certification label requirement is not necessary to ensure the safe operation of CMVs on our nations highways. Vehicles operated by ...
Re: Air bags (again) (marginal Audi content)
I too question the validity of these numbers. They smack of governmental cooking of the data to get the desired results. I believe in wearing seatbelts for personal protection in case of an accident. I do not think that I need to be protected from myself. That is the agenda of the NHTSA and the insurance industry in my opinion. Stephen C. Kemmerer ______________________________ Reply Separator _________________________________ Subject: Re: Air bags (again) (marginal Audi content) Author: [email protected] (Jeffrey J. Goggin) at Internet Date: 9/24/97 6:09 AM ,It is my view that very few people are better off without an air bag, ,but try telling that to the parents of this 11-year-old, whose death can ,now be added to the following NHTSA stats: , ,Drivers saved by air bags: 2,191 ,Drivers killed by air bags: 34 , ,Passengers saved by air bags: 314 ,Passengers killed by air bags: 46 children and three adults. The obvious question (to me, anyway) is how does the NHTSA calculate these stats? I ...
Ram pickups recalled; faulty side air bags can hurl shrapnel - WPRI.com
DETROIT (AP) - Stellantis is recalling more than 266,000 pickup trucks mainly in North America because the side air bags can explode without warning and hurl shrapnel into the cabin.. Its the second major recall of pickup trucks in the past two months for the same problem.. Stellantis, formerly Fiat Chrysler, says the recall covers covers certain Ram 2500 and 3500 heavy duty pickups from the 2015 through 2020 model years. Also included are some previous generation Ram 1500 pickups known as the Classic, from 2015 through 2020. The latest version of the Ram 1500 is not affected.. Stellantis says in a statement Friday that the air bag inflators in the pickups were contaminated with moisture during a suppliers manufacturing process. Metal canisters holding the inflator can rupture, even if the air bags are not deployed in a crash.. One inflator ruptured, but Stellantis says there have been no injuries.. The company says it will notify customers when they can schedule service. Owners with fears or ...
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When Ralph Nader wrote his book Unsafe At Any Speed in 1965, he documented how unsafe the Chevrolet Corvair was, and how General Motors and other car manufacturers opposed any effort to require safety features like seat belts because they didnt want to spend money on such safety features. The safety measures that he wanted car makers to implement would cost about $700 per car; the car makers were in fact spending about 23 cents a car on safety features.. The publication of Unsafe At Any Speed and the National Academy of Sciences report Accidental Death and Disability-The Neglected Disease of Modern Society led to Congressional hearings , legislation to require installation of seat belts, and adoption of the Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards (FMVSS). The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration was formed in 1970, and has been responsible for investigating accidents and developing and implementing safety standards in vehicle and road design. Since safety became an important ...
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Toyota Expands Recall For Air Bag Problem
TOKYO (AP) -- Toyota Motor Corp. is recalling nearly 650,000 vehicles in Japan and repeating a recall for problems with front passenger air bag inflators announced last year, seeking to fix some 2.27 million vehicles.. The company, the worlds biggest automaker, said Wednesday that it was renotifying owners of some vehicles involved in a 2013 safety recall of 2.14 million vehicles. It said the initial recall was based on incomplete serial numbers from the part supplier, Japans Takata Corp.. The inflators contained improperly made propellant that could cause them to work abnormally, and possibly cause fires, in case of a crash. Toyota said it had received one report of a burn on a seat cover from faulty air bag deployment.. The recall involves about 20 Toyota models, including some Corolla compacts and Tundra pickups made in 2003-2004 and some 2002-2004 Lexus SC 430 coupes made in the U.S. The models being recalled in Japan were made in 2000-2003.. Toyota has been striving to restore its ...
Defective Takata Air Bag Entices Wrongful Death Lawsuit. | Boston Car Accident Lawyer Blog
Kylan Langlinais died on April 9th when her car crashed into a utility pole in Lafayette, Louisiana. Upon impact, Langlinaiss air bag exploded, but with too much force. Shrapnel ejected from the airbag and punctured Langlinaiss right carotid artery, causing her death. Several doctors did exploratory surgery and concluded that the injury from the exploding air bag directly caused her death, as she had no other injuries. Langlinais mother received a recall notice from Honda in connection with the airbags just two days after her daughters car accident.. According to KOIN6, Langlinaiss mother filed a wrongful death lawsuit against Honda and Takata claiming that the two companies covered up the air bag defect for more than ten years. In May, Tanaka finally recalled 33.8 million air bag inflators, after much pressure from the government. This was the largest auto recall in United States history. Although the company is still trying to determine the cause of the defect, it is possible that the ...
Department of Transportation 2011 - Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents :: Justia Regulation Tracker
Continental Tire North America, Inc., (Continental), has determined that certain passenger car tires manufactured between March of 2007 and June of 2009 did not fully comply with paragraphs S5.5(e) and S5.5(f) of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards (FMVSS) No. 139, New Pneumatic Radial Tires for Light Vehicles. Continental has filed an appropriate report pursuant to 49 CFR part 573, Defect and Noncompliance Responsibility and Reports (dated June 30, 2009). Pursuant to 49 U.S.C. 30118(d) and 30120(h) and the rule implementing those provisions at 49 CFR part 556, Continental has petitioned for an exemption from the notification and remedy requirements of 49 U.S.C. chapter 301 on the basis that this noncompliance is inconsequential to motor vehicle safety. Notice of receipt of Continentals petition was published, with a 30-day public comment period, on April 7, 2010, in the Federal Register (75 FR 17830). No comments were received. To view the petition and all supporting documents log onto the ...
Abstract: Rollover crashworthiness for passenger vehicles is currently evaluated by the Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) 216 static roof strength compliance test. However, research clearly shows that the static test is inadequate in evaluating a vehicles injury potential performance in a real-world rollover event. Studies previously conducted by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) show a general relationship between a vehicles Strength-to-Weight-Ratio (SWR) and its real world injury potential. Although this general relationship is fairly accurate for most vehicles, there are many individual vehicle anomalies. The real world injury performance of the vehicles which make up these anomalies depends much less on the static roof strength (as measured in a FMVSS 216 test) and more on the dynamic performance of the roof and occupant protection systems during a real world rollover (as simulated on the Jordan Rollover System [JRS]). Repeatable dynamic crash tests are used by ...
Safe Transportation of Preterm and Low Birth Weight Infants at Hospital Discharge | FROM THE AMERICAN ACADEMY OF PEDIATRICS |...
Improved survival rates and earlier discharge of preterm (,37 weeks gestation at birth) and low birth weight (,2500 g at birth) infants have increased the number of small infants who are being transported in private vehicles. Car safety seats that are used correctly are 71% effective in preventing fatalities attributable to passenger car crashes in infants.1 To ensure that preterm and low birth weight infants are transported safely, the proper selection and use of car safety seats or car beds are necessary.. Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) 213, which establishes design and dynamic performance requirements for child-restraint systems, applies to children weighing up to 65 lb. However, the standard has no minimum weight limit and does not address the relative hypotonia and risk of airway obstruction in preterm or low birth weight infants. Most rear-facing car safety seats are designated by the manufacturer for use by infants weighing more than 4 or 5 lb, with some designated for use ...
Chrysler Group LLC (Chrysler) is recalling certain model year 2014 Chrysler Town and Country and Dodge Grand Caravan vehicles manufactured March 20, 2014, to April 22, 2014, and 2014 Jeep Wrangler vehicles manufactured March 21, 2014, to April 22, 2014. Due to a software error, the Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) may fail to learn the locations of the individual sensors while the vehicle is being driven. As a result, the low tire pressure warning light will illuminate, despite the the tire pressures being within specification. Should one of the tires lose air pressure, the driver would not be notified of the change in air pressure. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 138, Tire Pressure Monitoring Systems ...
Chrysler Group LLC (Chrysler) is recalling certain model year 2014 Chrysler Town and Country and Dodge Grand Caravan vehicles manufactured March 20, 2014, to April 22, 2014, and 2014 Jeep Wrangler vehicles manufactured March 21, 2014, to April 22, 2014. Due to a software error, the Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) may fail to learn the locations of the individual sensors while the vehicle is being driven. As a result, the low tire pressure warning light will illuminate, despite the the tire pressures being within specification. Should one of the tires lose air pressure, the driver would not be notified of the change in air pressure. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 138, Tire Pressure Monitoring Systems ...
Patent US7102527 - Multiple sensor vehicle occupant detection for air bag deployment control - Google Patents
A passenger detection system is provided. The passenger detection system utilized an oscillation circuit that causes an antenna electrode to emit an electric field that is disrupted by the electrical characteristics of n object placed on the seat. This disruption alters the current and phase of the signal in the antenna electrode. By comparing the current flowing in the antenna electrode and/or the difference between the phases of the signal is the antenna electrode and the oscillation circuit output signal with predetermined threshold values, it is possible to detect the presence of a passenger in a reliable and inexpensive manner. Environmental sensors are used to make the determination more accurate. Humidity, moisture and/or grounding condition are detected and used to alter processing, values or calculations.
New 2021 Ford Super Duty F-450 DRW in Agate Black Metallic | Overview | Dynasty Auto Selection
US NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID: 21V090000 Mfgs Report Date: FEB 17, 2021 Component: VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD Potential Number Of Units Affected: 79017 Summary: Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2021 F-150 and 2020-2021 F-250, F-350, F-450, and F-550 Super Duty vehicles. During manufacturing, the windshield may not have been properly bonded to the vehicle, allowing it to detach in a crash. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 212, Windshield Mounting. Consequence: In the event of a crash, if the windshield separates from the vehicle, it can increase the risk of injury. Remedy: Ford will notify owners, and dealers will remove and reinstall the windshield, free of charge. The recall began April 16, 2021. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Fords number for this recall is 21C06. Manufacturer Recall Number: ...
Regulatory framework emerging as autonomy becomes reality - SAE International
If the future of driving is autonomous, testing and legislation must be in accord to assure public safety when autonomous vehicles (AVs) begin to deploy. In early September, thanks to a bipartisan effort to develop legislation for self-driving or autonomous vehicles (AVs), the U.S. House of Representatives unanimously passed a bill sponsored by Rep. Robert Latta (R-OH) known as the SELF DRIVE (Safely Ensuring Lives Future Deployment and Research in Vehicle Evolution) Act. H.R. 3388 (SELF DRIVE Act) is first-of-its-kind legislation to ensure the safe and innovative development, testing, and deployment of self-driving cars. While self-driving technology is currently being developed and tested across the country, from the Silicon Valley to Detroit, federal motor vehicle safety standards need to be updated to address vehicles lacking traditional design features.. A parallel bill has been introduced by the U.S. Senate and sponsored by Senator John Thune (R-SD) called AV START (the American Vision for ...
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Patente US6491320 - Air bag gas generator and air bag apparatus - Google Patentes
A gas generator for an air bag system has, in a housing provided with a gas discharge port, ignition means activated upon an impact, and gas generating means ignited and burnt by the ignition means and generate a combustion gas for inflating an air bag, and two combustion chambers storing the gas generating means. The combustion chambers are concentrically provided so as to be adjacent to each other in the radial direction of the housing, and a communicating hole which allows communication between the combustion chambers is provided, in the housing. The gas generator also has two igniters, two different gas generating means, a connector having a lead wire, a combustion chamber, ignition means provided in an inner cylindrical member, and an automatic ignition member, which can effectively restrain an occupant.
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GM can delay recall to prove safety of air bags - SFGate
Federal auto safety regulators are allowing General Motors to delay a large recall of potentially defective air bags, giving the company time to prove that the devices are safe and to possibly avoid a huge financial hit. The unusual move by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration buys time for GM to do long-term tests of Takata air bag inflators in older trucks and SUVs including its top-selling vehicle, the Chevrolet Silverado pickup. The recall also covers the GMC Sierra pickup and many popular full-size SUVs from the 2007 to 2011 model years. The testing could help GM fend off several recalls totaling 6.8 million trucks and SUVS with the same inflators that ultimately could cost the company $870 million, according to a GM filing with securities regulators. The delay also pushes the decision into the administration of President-elect Donald Trump, who has stated that he wants to get rid of unnecessary government regulation. Takata uses ammonium nitrate to create a small explosion to
California Lawyers for Defective Airbags | Failure to Deploy in Accident
From 1987 to 2012, frontal airbags have saved the lives of nearly 40,000 Americans. Thats enough people to fill AT&T Park in San Francisco almost to capacity. Of the more than 224 million cars and light trucks on United States roads, more than 163 million have driver airbags and an additional 144 million of these also have passenger airbags.. Although airbags have dramatically improved driver and passenger safety overall, defective airbags have been responsible for serious and sometimes fatal injuries to consumers. Common airbag injuries include airbag burns, broken bones, traumatic brain injury, vision or hearing loss, decapitation, and other serious injuries to the head, torso and arms.. If you or a loved one was injured due to a faulty airbag, you should understand the legal rights that every California consumer has. This post provides a basic introduction to defective airbag lawsuits in California. First, we discuss common causes of airbag defects that have lead to serious injuries in the ...
Airbag Injuries | Accidents & Injury
In 2003, Tennessee traffic records show 37,784 automobile accidents involved a deployed airbag, while an additional 371 vehicles had the airbags turned off.. The United States National Highway Traffic Safety Administration identified roughly 175 fatalities caused by airbag accidents, while 104 of these fatalities included children. Of course, the first airbag fatality was not recorded until 1994, when they were becoming more common in automobiles.. Essentially, an airbag is a device used to protect individuals while traveling in our vehicles in the case of an automobile accident. There are typically a variety of airbags that deploy in modern day vehicles to protect from all angles and to aid in preventing injuries.. If you or someone you love has been involved in an automobile accident which resulted in an injury caused by an airbag, you may be entitled to compensation for your losses and damages. Our attorneys believe that if a negligent individual causes an accident, they should be held ...
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Photos: Examples of 2001-2002 model Honda Civic (left) and Honda Accord.. East County News Service. June 30, 2016 (Washington D.C.) -- New test data on a particular subset of defective Takata air bag inflators in certain model-year 2001-2003 Honda and Acura vehicles show a far higher risk of ruptures during air bag deployment, prompting an urgent call from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to ensure that unrepaired vehicles in this population are found and fixed before they cause further injuries or fatalities ...
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In a message dated 96-12-11 11:07:58 EST, [email protected] (Dan Masi) writes: ,, Sorry if I missed the answer to this question already, but: what does one do in an A8, which has airbags in the rear sides? Id assume youd put the baby carrier in the center of the rear seat, but still... and what if you have twins? Can you not carry them safetly in an A8? ,, You are correct in suggesting that the center, rear seat is the preferred location for a properly secured child seat. However, I dont subscribe to the notion that carrying children in the back seat, next to the side impact air bags, is inherently more dangerous than in a car without them. But if a person really thought that rear seat occupants were safer _without_ the side impact air bags on the A8, they can readily be deactivated. In the case of side air bags - since they are not a federally mandated safety item - deactivation is legal, reversable and the dealer can do it at the customers request. Before all of you A8 owners rush out ...
Side air bags deploy with bump in the road
We had a client come in the other day explaining that they thought they hit a pothole, which deployed the side curtain air bags on their 2008 Buick Enclave. Upon inspection we found no evidence of damage under the vehicle that would have caused this.
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Patent US6209905 - Air bag cover having a flexible decorative badge - Google Patents
An air bag cover assembly for a motor vehicle is provided and includes a plastic substrate which is adapted to enclose an uninflated automotive air bag and a switch. The substrate has an outer surface and an inner surface. The outer surface has a recessed portion defining therebehind a switch location area. Also included is a badge which is bonded to the substrate and includes a relatively soft plastic preform which is compatible with the substrate and a foil top layer. The badge is shaped correspondingly to be received in and secured to the recessed portion of the substrate. The badge also defines a switch interface for actuating the switch by applying pressure to the badge at it front outer surface.
Upper-Extremity Injuries From Steering Wheel Airbag Deployments (970493 Technical Paper)- SAE Mobilus
In a review of 540 crashes in which the steering-wheel airbag deployed, 38% of the drivers sustained some level of upper extremity injury. The majority of these were AIS-1 injuries including abrasions, contusions and small lacerations. In 18 crashes the drivers sustained AIS-2 or-3 level upper extremity injuries, including fractures of the radius and/or ulna, or of the metacarpal bones, all related to airbag deployments. It was determined that six drivers sustained the fracture(s) directly from the deploying airbag or the airbag module cover. The remaining 12 drivers had fractures from the extremity being flung into interior vehicle structures, usually the instrument panel. Most drivers were taller than 170 cm and, of the 18 drivers, 10 were males ...
US6012659A - Method for discriminating between used and unused gas generators for air bags during car scrapping process ...
To provide a method for easily discriminating used and unused gas generators from among gas generators for air bags separated from used cars in a car scrapping process. A method for discriminating between used and unused gas generators according to the present invention is a method for discriminating used and unused gas generators from among gas generators for air bags separated from used cars in a car scrapping process, and this method comprises the steps of: a) crushing used cars mounted with gas generators each having on a surface thereof a material discoloring according to the surface temperatures in actuating the gas generator to separate the gas generators, and b) discriminating the gas generators in which surfaces are discolored and the gas generators in which surfaces are not discolored from among the separated gas generators.
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Takata adds 3.3 million air bag inflators to massive recall | WQAD.com
Japanese air bag maker Takata is recalling an additional 3.3 million faulty air bag inflators as it expands the largest automotive recall in U.S. history.
FREIGHTLINER CORP. ET AL. v. MYRICK ET AL.
OCTOBER TERM, 1994. Syllabus. FREIGHTLINER CORP. ET AL. v. MYRICK ET AL.. CERTIORARI TO THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE ELEVENTH CIRCUIT. No. 94-286. Argued February 22, 1995-Decided April 18, 1995. In separate state common-law suits, respondents alleged that the absence of an antilock braking system (ABS) in tractor-trailers manufactured by petitioners constituted a negligent design defect that caused accidents injuring one respondent and killing anothers spouse. The District Court granted summary judgments for petitioners, holding that respondents claims were pre-empted by the National Traffic and Motor Vehicle Safety Act of 1966 (Act) and by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administrations Standard 121, even though the applicable portion of that standard had previously been suspended by the Ninth Circuit. Among other things, the Act forbids any State to establish, or continue in effect, a motor vehicle safety standard [w]henever a Federal ... standard ... is in effect ...
Suzuki recalls 193,936 vehicles for air bag defect
DETROIT (AP) Suzuki is recalling 193,936 cars and SUVs because of a defective air bag sensor in the front passenger seat.Grand Vitara SUVs from the 2006 through 2011 model years and SX4 small
2010 Chevrolet Cobalt
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GM recalls 200K cars for Takata air bag trouble
General Motors is recalling about 200,000 Saab and Saturn cars in the U.S. and Canada to replace the Takata drivers air bag inflators.
Patente US5110666 - Coated fabric structure for air bag applications - Google Patentes
A fabric substrate which is at least partially or selectively coated with a novel polycarbonate-polyether polyurethane for use as a drivers side or passenger side air bag. The polyurethane coating is applied in a manner which provides a desired permeability to the fabric, allows the fabric to be cut without fraying the fibers of the substrate, and imparts flexibility toughness and tear resistance to the final product.
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GM says air bags in Chevy, GMC pickups can explode, issues recall | wcnc.com
General Motors is recalling more than 400,000 pickup trucks in the U.S. because the side air bags can explode without warning and spew parts into the cabin.
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Honda, other automakers may be focus of air bag lawsuits after Takata bankruptcy - Business - Times Reporter - New Philadelphia...
DETROIT - A bankruptcy filing by Japanese air bag maker Takata will leave little money for dozens of people who sued the company over deaths and injuries caused by its exploding air bag inflators, according to outside legal experts and lawyers suing the company. Takata Corp. and its U.S. operations are likely to seek bankruptcy protection by the end of June in a deal that would sell its assets to competitor Key Safety Systems Inc., a person briefed on the talks said. The person didnt
Seat belt and airbags are recommended during pregnancy? Know its ideal position
Airbags are not substitutes for seat belt and are designed to work in conjunction with seat belts. Expectant women should always wear a seat belt regardless of how far along in their pregnancy they are. There is, however, a specific way they should be sure to buckle up. Buckling up is second nature to some pregnant women, but doctors say some question if wearing a seat belt is safe for baby.. Front air bags are not designed to deploy in side impact, rear impact or rollover crashes. Since air bags deploy only once and deflate quickly after the initial impact, they will not be beneficial during a subsequent collision. Safety belts help reduce the risk of injury in many types of crashes. They help to properly position occupants to maximize the air bags benefits and they help restrain occupants during the initial and any following collisions.. I think women think that a seat belt may push against their abdomen and cause greater injury in the event of a motor vehicle accident, says Dr. Jerry ...
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Rapid burning propellent charge for automobile air bag inflators, rocket motors, and igniters therefor - Patent # 5062365 -...
A rapid burning propellant charge for applications including igniters, launch eject motors, and gas generators for automobile air bags. The propellant charge comprises a reticulated substrate having a quantity of interconnected ligaments and a coating of solid propellant material on the ligaments. In order to provide a large amount of surface area for a fast burn time, interstices are between coated ligaments to define propellant surface area for combustion. In applications where minimum smoke is desired, the reticulated substrate is preferably composed of carbon, graphite, or a non-combustible material, and the solid propellant material is preferably a minimum smoke type.
EVALUATION OF THE APPLICABILITY OF THE NECK INJURY CRITERION (NIC) IN REAR END IMPACTS ON THE BASIS OF HUMAN SUBJECT TESTS
The purpose of this investigation is to apply the neck injury criterion (NIC) Criterion to data measured in human subject tests. 70 volunteer tests and 28 cadaver tests were analyzed in order to investigate the movement of the human spine. The NIC was calculated for all these tests and compared to other data that could be of interest for neck injuries (for instance angular acceleration of the head). It is concluded that the NIC in conjunction with other parameters is a useful indicator for the prediction of neck injuries following rear end impacts.
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MVS Division Settles Step-4 Grievance on Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse |...
Earlier this summer, MVS announced a National Dispute on the Postal Services unilateral implementation of Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) Clearinghouse Consent Form and Program. During the Step-4 meeting, the parties discussed the form, program and issues involved including the Article 1, 5 and 19 violations of the Collective Bargaining Agreement which prohibit unilateral actions that directly impact wages, hours or working conditions. After much discussion, the parties have come to agreement regarding the dispute, which includes the following form language: By my signature below, I hereby provide consent to the United States Postal Service (Postal Service) to conduct the required annual limited queries of the FMCSA Commercial Drivers License Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse (Clearinghouse) to determine whether drug or alcohol violation information about me exists in the Clearinghouse.. Click here to view the full Step-4 Agreement. The Consent form negotiated by the ...
Regulations | Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration
The FHWA proposes to implement section 4009 of the Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century (TEA-21) by amending the safety fitness procedures of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations. This action would prohibit all motor carriers found by the Secretary to be unfit from operating commercial motor vehicles (CMVs) in interstate commerce. The FHWA is proposing to treat an unsatisfactory safety rating under the safety fitness procedure regulations as a determination of unfitness. The FHWA also would revise the listing for locations of motor carrier and highway safety field offices to reflect recent changes to the Federal Highway Administration organizational structure ...
Crash Test Evaluation of Whiplash Injury Risk - SAE International
A BioRID (biofidelic rear impact dummy) representing a 50th percentile adult male was seated in the front passenger seat of six new vehicle models in a series of low-speed crash tests. The neck injury criterion (NIC) and other dummy responses that may indicate whiplash injury risk were recorded. Both front-into- rear and rear-into-barrier tests with an average velocity change of 11 km/h were conducted. Head restraints were tested in both adjusted (up) and unadjusted (down) positions. Damage to all models was minor, and longitudinal vehicle accelerations were low (less than 7 g). Neck extension angles and bending moments were much less than injury assessment reference values (IARV) (80 degrees and 57 Nm, respectively), indicating low risk of hyperextension injuries. Neck tension and transverse forces also were less than IARVs used to indicate the risk of more serious neck injuries. NICs recorded on the BioRID during these tests were in the range recorded from volunteers who did not experience ...
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2003 Honda Pilot
The Honda Pilot was introduced in the 2003 model year.. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety has evaluated the crashworthiness of the Pilot in two 40 mph frontal offset crash tests into deformable barriers. In the first test, the frontal airbags deployed late, with the result that high forces were recorded on the dummys head, indicating the likelihood of head injuries. This led Honda to modify the frontal airbag deployment characteristics on models produced after August 18, 2003. Also, Honda initiated a safety improvement campaign to modify at its cost vehicles produced earlier.. The Institute tested a second Pilot with the modified airbags, and the airbags inflated much earlier. Ratings of the Pilot are based on the results of the second test, except structural performance is based on both tests.. Honda has told the Institute that the 2006 models are sufficiently re-engineered that the the ratings for 2003-05 models will not carry over.. ...
Seat Belts and Air Bags - Seat Belts
Seat belts restrain motorists in the vehicles designed protective space, giving them room to live in the event of a crash. Seat belts also keep a motorist correctly positioned behind the wheel to help maintain control of a vehicle.. You will never hear a person saying Im glad I didnt wear my seat belt when they are involved in a crash, but you will find story after story from survivors who credit their seat belts for surviving a crash. Recently, a number of survivors shared their stories. The Motorists in these vehicles credit their seat belts for surviving the crash ...
NHTSA June 2015 Vehicle Recalls: 26 MTD [US]
As of Monday, June 15, 2015, the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has posted 26 vehicle, tire, accessory or other related product recalls so far this month. Are yours listed? http://ht.ly/5G8bb Direct link: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/owners/SearchCurrentMonthRecall Information regarding the national recall of Takata Air Bags may be found here: http://www.safercar.gov/rs/takata/index.html Additional information: Please note: we no longer itemize individual…
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Washington - A group of House Democrats is reintroducing sweeping auto safety reform legislation a year after General Motors Co. recalled 2.6 million vehicles now linked to at least 57 deaths, reported The Detroit News.. Rep. Jan Schakowsky, D-Ill., is reintroducing a measure that would dramatically hike the National Highway Traffic Safety Administrations auto safety budget by at least $100 million by 2017 by imposing a $3 fee on all new car sales that would rise to $9 by 2018. The bill is backed by Rep. Frank Pallone, D-N.J., and at least four other Democrats, her office said.. Despite withering criticism of NHTSA and congressional hearings into GMs delayed recall, as well another round of hearings into millions of defective Takata air bags, the prospects for sweeping auto safety reform legislation are hazy. Many auto industry officials think it is unlikely major reforms are approved. In 2010, after harsh criticism of NHTSA after Toyota Motor Corp. recalled millions of vehicles, Congress ...
Seat belt - Wikipedia
Seat belts were invented by English engineer George Cayley to use on his glider, in the mid-19th century.  In 1946, Dr. C. Hunter Shelden opened a neurological practice at Huntington Memorial Hospital in Pasadena, California. In the early 1950s, Dr. Shelden made a major contribution to the automotive industry with his idea of retractable seat belts. This came about from his care of the high number of head injuries coming through the emergency room. He investigated the early seat belts whose primitive designs were implicated in these injuries and deaths. To reduce the high level of injuries he was seeing, he proposed, in late 1955, retractable seat belts, recessed steering wheels, reinforced roofs, roll bars, automatic door locks, and passive restraints such as the air bag. Subsequently, in 1966, Congress passed the National Traffic and Motor Vehicle Safety Act requiring all automobiles to comply with certain safety standards. American car manufacturers Nash (in 1949) and Ford (in 1955) ...
Passenger Car Tire Sector: Forecast until 2019 in Mexico
About Passenger Car Tire Market in MexicoMexico was the fourth biggest passenger car sector in the whole Americas in 2014. In 2011, Mexico had 195 passenger cars ...
Kinematics of belted fatalities in frontal collisions : A new approach in deep studies of injury mechanisms.
Background: Most traffic safety research projects require accurate real world data which is collected in different databases around the world. This is especially important since the results of these projects form the basis for new crash test procedures and standards. In many of these databases the involvement of the frontal structures of the car in frontal crashes is coded by using the SAE J224 practice (Society of Automobile Engineers). There were indications that by using this practice the database would contain an overestimate of the car frontal structure involvement in real world crashes. One purpose of this thesis is therefore to develop a new method for real world crash investigations to better address this issue. One purpose was also to adopt this method in a data collection of fatal crashes in Sweden and examine injury causation mechanisms. Studies shows that the commonly used Hybrid III dummy is not fully reproducing the kinematical behavior observed in frontal sled test with belted ...
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civic 2007 hybrid
TrueCar has over 931,268 listings nationwide, updated daily. More about the 2007 Civic. The recall began July 5, 2019. These vehicles are equipped with certain air bag inflators assembled as part of the passenger frontal air bag modules, and used as original equipment or replacement equipment. Vehicles not originally sold or ever registered in either Zones A or B are not subject to this safety recall. We analyze millions of used cars daily. The manufacturer has mailed an interim notification, and will send a second notification when parts are available. Overview. Honda (American Honda Motor Co.) is recalling certain 2009-2012 Acura TSX, 2011-2012 Acura TSX Wagon, 2010-2012 Acura ZDX, 2008-2012 Honda Accord, 2010-2012 Honda Accord Crosstour and Honda Insight, 2009-2012 Honda Fit, 2009-2012 Pilot, 2007-2011 Honda CR-V, 2012 Honda FCX Clarity and 2006-2011 Honda Civic, Civic Hybrid, Civic NGV vehicles originally sold, or ever registered, in Alabama, California, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Louisiana, ...
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Honda is Recalling Certain Vehicles Due to Air Bag Inflators May Rupture or Underinflate Bag | Car Recalls Blog
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Cause of bus drivers death remains unknown - San Antonio Express-News
It will be at least two months before an official cause of death is known for the bus driver who died Monday following a crash with another bus. Dolores Martinez, 63, died Monday morning when the bus she was driving hit another bus and crashed into a fence in front of Wagner High School. No children were seriously injured. The Bexar County Medical Examiners Office completed an autopsy Tuesday but did not determine the cause of death so more testing has been ordered and the results should take between eight and 12 weeks, authorities said. [email protected]
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A class action lawsuit filed in Florida alleges a large airbag manufacturer failed to fix defects in its product that could cause the airbags to explode and cause serious injury or death.
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The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) proposes to amend the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (FMCSRs) to require certain motor carriers operating commercial motor vehicles (CMVs) in interstate commerce to use electronic on-board recorders (EOBRs) to document their...
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The Federal Motor Carrier Administration (FMCSA) established the Commercial Driver License (CDL) Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse (Clearinghouse). This database contains information pertaining to violations of the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) controlled substances (drug) and alcohol testing program for holders of CDLs.. The Clearinghouse rule requires FMCSA-regulated employers, medical review officers (MROs), substance abuse professionals (SAPs), consortia/third party administrators (C/TPAs) and other service agents to report to the Clearinghouse information related to violations of the drug and alcohol regulations in 49 Code of Federal Regulations, Parts 40 and 382, by current and prospective employees.. The Clearinghouse final rule requires the following:. ...
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The test car differed from our Tour SM in having leather, rather than nylon cloth-covered seats. These add a hefty 258 to the price, but their smoothness only accentuates the lack of sideways location, and the far from ideal placing of the unusual socket-clasped Toric seat belts did little to help.. Though a driver and one passenger could travel all day in the SM without getting uncomfortable - and arrive fresh at their destination - carrying four people for any distance is less satisfactory. The rear seats are well upholstered and nicely shaped but headroom and, more particularly, leg room are a problem, though rear passengers feet can be tucked under the front seats. In recognition of this, the front passengers seat has less adjustment than the drivers. Even someone of average height feels more comfortable with the passenger seat near its rearmost point.. One is forced to concede that in terms of packaging, the SM does not come out very well. Like many American cars of similar (and bigger) ...
Knee Airbags Offer Limited Protection, IIHS Finds - Safety - Automotive Fleet
Knee airbags have a nominal effect on reducing injuries and may even increase injury risk in some cases, according to a new study from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.
Study Shows Seatbelts and Airbags Can Reduce Risk of Facial Fractures
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"Chrysler Doubts Air-Bag Claims". The Montreal Gazette. Associated Press. 1977-09-30. Retrieved 2010-09-25.. ... "Air Bags, Automatic Seat Belts". The Los Angeles Times. 1977-10-04.. ... An analysis conducted in the United States in 1984 compared a variety of seat belt types alone and in combination with air bags ... Seatbelt airbag. Seatbelt airbags are available in some models of Ford and Mercedes. ...
Automobile products liability
"Air Bags". NHTSA. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Retrieved 10 August 2017. "Car rollover 101". Consumer ... Beside seat belts, the most important injury prevention devices in the car are front and side impact airbags. Vehicle ... including active restraints such as seat belts and passive restraints such as airbags, fail to keep the occupant in his or her ...
"The Senators Respond, with Truman Taylor: Minimum Wage; Reverse Discrimination; Air Bags; Oil Costs". John H. Chaffee Audio ... In 1962, he moved to WLNE-TV (formerly WTEV), when that ABC affiliate went on the air in Providence, Rhode Island. Initially a ... Beginning in 1972, Taylor was WTEV's news director as well as on-air anchorman, continuing in both roles until 1980. He later ... President Ronald Reagan phoned Taylor while the program was on the air to implore companies to offer jobs and praised the ...
... passenger side air bag to the instrument panel assembly could result in a partial deployment of the air bag in the event of a ... Standard features of the Cadillac Escalade includes air conditioning with tri-zone climate controls, Nuance leather trimmed ... air-to-water intercooler, recalibrated engine management software and a three-year/36,000 mile powertrain warranty, a 6 psi ( ...
The airbags were made of 4 inter-connected multi-layer vectran bags that surrounded the tetrahedron lander. They were designed ... Once the data was received, the engineers realized that one of the airbags hadn't fully deflated and could be a problem for the ... Once the lander was 355 m above the ground, airbags were inflated in less than a second using three catalytically cooled solid ... Once the lander stopped rolling, the airbags deflated and retracted toward the lander using four winches mounted on the lander ...
Reichhardt, Tony (August 2007). "Legs, bags or wheels?". Air & Space. Smithsonian. Retrieved 17 January 2015. "Low-Density ... If a rover is too heavy to use airbags, the retrorockets can be mounted on a sky crane. The sky crane drops from the parachute ... When it nears the ground, the tetrahedron is released to drop to the ground, using the airbags as shock absorbers. When it has ... After the aeroshell drops off, the tetrahedron is lowered clear of the parachute back shell on a tether so that the airbags can ...
Side Impact Protection System
Peter C. T. Elsworth (2 October 1994). "The First Side-Impact Air Bags: How Volvo's System Works". www.nytimes.com. The New ... Jim Mateja (22 August 1994). "And Now, From Volvo, The Side-impact Air Bag". articles.chicagotribune.com. Chicago Tribune. ... With the launch of the Volvo S80 the IC airbag, a curtain style airbag deploying from the headlining to protect the head, was ... "Gefährdungspotential durch mechanischen SIPS-Seiten-Airbag" [Dangers of mechanical SIPS side airbag]. www.technische- ...
Timeline of United States inventions (1946-1991)
1952 Airbag An air bag is a safety feature designed to protect automobile passengers in a head-on collision. Most cars today ... 1949 Airsickness bag An airsickness bag, also known as a barf bag, airsick bag, sick bag, or motion sickness bag, is a small ... 1954 Zipper storage bag A zipper storage bag is a plastic bag with a sealed or zipped opening that allows for transparent ... 1978 Popcorn bag A popcorn bag is a specially designed, microwaveable bag that contains popcorn, along with oil, spices and ...
"How do air bags work?". Scientific American. Retrieved 2016-09-22. Yang, Jiann C.; Grosshandler, William L. (28 June 1995). ... which inflates the airbag in around 30 milliseconds. A typical airbag in the US might contain 130 grams of sodium azide. ... Many automobile airbags use sodium azide for inflation (as of 2003[update]). A small pyrotechnic charge triggers its ... Other types include the gas generator in an automobile airbag, which is designed to rapidly produce a specific quantity of ...
Ford Ranger (Americas)
"Air Bags in Ford Trucks". The New York Times. June 16, 1994. Retrieved July 12, 2016. "IIHS-HLDI: Ford Ranger regular cab". ... The 2010 model year brought the addition of front seat combination head and torso airbags to improve passenger safety in a side ... In a functional change, the 1994 Ranger adopted R134a Freon (CFC-free) air conditioning. For 1995, the Ranger underwent a mid- ... The Ranger was the first small pickup to introduce dual airbags as safety features. It received an "acceptable" frontal crash ...
Out of position (crash testing)
Society of Automotive Engineers (1 March 2004). Air bags and belt restraints. Society of Automotive Engineers. ISBN 978-0-7680- ... Airbags can prove fatal on OOP passengers: modulating the airbag folding pattern has been proposed as a method to reduce ... Malczyk, A; Adomeit, H-D (1995). "THE AIRBAG FOLDING PATTERN AS A MEANS FOR INJURY REDUCTION OF OUT-OF-POSITION OCCUPANTS". ...
Ford Focus (first generation)
Dual-stage driver and front-passenger air bags. Focus SE: (ZX3, ZX4, ZX5 and ZXW) Included S content, plus air conditioning, ... and extensive safety and convenience features including driver and passenger airbags, available head-and-chest side air bags, ... dual-stage driver and right front passenger airbags, dual-threshold driver and right front passenger airbags, driver's seat ... air conditioning, 16-inch aluminum wheels and tires, tilt/telescoping wheel, front center armrest, speed control, front map ...
... bags Clean Air Award , The Daily Guardian. Retrieved 30 July 2018. "ILOILO CITY BAGS GALING POOK AWARD FOR CLEANING ... The city has been a champion in air quality initiatives that further implied when in won in the 2017 ''Clean Air City Award'' ... The city was awarded in 2017 with ''Clean Air City Award'' by the Clean Air Philippine Movement. The award is recognition of ... Air quality is being monitored and graded as clean per international standards. Taxis are advised to use an automotive ...
Kenney, KS; Fanciullo, LM (2005). "Automobile air bags: friend or foe? A case of air bag-associated ocular trauma and a related ... Iridodialyses have been reported to have occurred from boxing, airbag deployments, high-pressure water jets, elastic bungee ...
List of German inventions and discoveries
"TEEKANNE: Explore the History of the Tea Bag Packaging Machines". www.teekanne.com. Retrieved 18 January 2018. "Tea bags: they ... Planes of Fame Air Museum. Accessed 5 October 2008. Shurkin, Michael. "A Brief History of the Assault Rifle". The Atlantic. ... First machine-produced tea bag (1929) and the modern tea bag (1949) by Adolf Rambold and Teekanne 1930s: Ink eraser by Pelikan ... "Who Invented Airbags?". ThoughtCo. Retrieved 11 November 2019. Sherman, Don (February 2008). "The Rotary Club". Automobile ...
It is used as a propellant, for example in air bags. Biochemistry. Guanidine exists protonated, as guanidinium, in ...
Current owners may be able to tell if their car has side airbags by checking the VIN and/or by checking to see if "Air bag" is ... Thorax side-impact air bags were standard. For the 2010 model year, the Impala was the only GM W-body car in production, ... Side-curtain airbags are standard for front and rear rows; side torso airbags previously unavailable became standard on all ... 1958 Chevrolet Bel Air Impala Sport Coupe 1958 Chevrolet Bel Air Impala Convertible The 1959 Chevrolet Impala was redesigned. ...
Joyson Safety Systems
"Now the Air Bags Are Faulty, Too". The New York Times. "Events leading to air bag maker Takata's bankruptcy filing". Washington ... "Joyson and PAG Fund KSS to Acquire Air-Bag Maker Takata in Asset Deal". PRNewsWire. April 11, 2018. Retrieved June 28, 2017. ... Ravo, Nick (January 14, 2000). "Allen K. Breed, 72, a Developer Of Air Bag Technology for Cars". NYTimes. Retrieved April 19, ... Kageyama, Yuri (April 12, 2018). "Japanese air bag-maker Takata acquired by Key Safety Systems as president resigns". USAToday ...
Head curtain side air bags were optional. For the 2008 model year, in tribute to the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympic Games, the ... Standard interior features include heated front seats, leather seating inserts, head curtain side impact air bags, AM/FM stereo ...
"Now the Air Bags Are Faulty, Too". The New York Times. Retrieved June 25, 2014. Hiroko Tabuchi (September 9, 2014), "Air Bag ... Government Confirm 8th Death From Takata Air Bags". New York Times. June 19, 2015. "Takata's Airbag Recall a Result of ... "Japan air bag maker Takata reports $46 million loss". The Big Story. "U.S. Department of Transportation expands and accelerates ... "Events leading to air bag maker Takata's bankruptcy filing". Washington Post (Associated Press). June 26, 2017. Action # EA15- ...
Luxio's Customers Don't Need Air Bags and ABS Yet]. Kompas.com (in Indonesian). Indonesia: Kompas Gramedia. Retrieved 3 April ... The Luxio lacks airbags. The optional anti-lock braking system was offered for the pre-facelift model (in M and X trims), but ... 19 February 2014). "Alasan Daihatsu Kenapa New Luxio Absen Airbags dan Rem ABS" [Daihatsu's Reasons Why the New Luxio Lacks ... Airbags and ABS]. Tribunnews.com (in Indonesian). Indonesia: Kompas Gramedia. Retrieved 3 April 2020. "Daihatsu Cetak Penjualan ...
... experimental safety vehicles demonstrating various innovations for occupant and pedestrian protection such as air bags, anti- ... Wattles, Jackie (21 May 2017). "Have an exploding airbag? You might get $500". CNN Money. Retrieved 31 October 2017. "Desert ... ISBN 978-0-304-93213-9. Sagberg, Fosser, & Saetermo (1997). An investigation of behavioral adaptation to airbags and antilock ... or where injuries are caused or worsened as a result of defective airbags, it is possible that the manufacturer will face a ...
... experimental safety vehicles demonstrating various innovations for occupant and pedestrian protection such as air bags, anti- ... Sagberg, Fosser, & Saetermo (1997). An investigation of behavioral adaptation to airbags and antilock brakes among taxi drivers ... or where injuries are caused or worsened as a result of defective airbags, it is possible that the manufacturer will face ... "Have an exploding airbag? You might get $500". CNN Money. Retrieved 31 October 2017 ...
Chrysler was the first United States company to install standard driver's side air bags, in six of its passenger models. In ... In 1987, the Porsche 944 Turbo became the first car to have driver and passenger airbags as standard equipment, and airbags ... auto manufacturer to install driver-side air bags in all its domestic-built automobiles. ... "The History of Airbags". ThoughtCo.. *^ Lisa Wade McCormick (25 September 2006). "A Short History of the Airbag". Consumer ...
... vehicles equipped with the optional side air bags received a score of "Good" in the 31 mph (50 km/h), while those without the ... optional air bags received a score of "Poor". All Escapes are equipped with a passive 'Immobiliser' called SecuriLock. This ... Compared to the base model ZC Escape, the ZD included standard side airbags, automatic climate control, 16" alloy wheels, and ... Ford also added advanced airbag and seatbelt safety systems, an intelligent AWD system, and exterior changes, which included a ...
They had with them the first bag of mail to be delivered by air in Canada. Wind and rain buffetted the small plane and forced ... Contract air-mail service begins in Manitoba, air-mail between Rimouski and Quebec-Montreal-Ottawa begins. ... Daily air-mail service begins between Montreal and Vancouver. 1955. 2500 locals are the minimum number needed to initiate ... A modern plaque at the site of Leaside Aerodrome reads: "At 10:12 a.m. on June 24, 1918, Captain Brian Peck of the Royal Air ...
Assuming that the airbags deployed, Beagle 2 would, in the scenario, have bounced off the surface right back into the ... After analysis of the imagery obtained in 2015, it has been conjectured that after landing, the bags deflated and the top of ... Beagle 2 may have jettisoned its airbags too early, before it had come to a complete rest on the surface. For mass and cost ... It is not clear whether the difference in air drag between the probe with the parachute deployed and the back shell of the heat ...
Dioxins and dioxin-like compounds
The removal efficiency of 2,3,7,8 TCDD in bag filters ends up being around 8%  . In the case of electrostatic ... Quass U, Fermann M, Bröker G (March 2004). "The European dioxin air emission inventory project--final results". Chemosphere. 54 ... Because PCBs are somewhat volatile, they have also been transported long distances by air leading to global distribution ... In addition, other treatment systems also used are electrostatic precipitator and bag filters . ...
Bed bug control techniques
... the tightness should be verified by pressing the bag and ensuring that air doesn't exit. It is as well convenient to mark these ... It is convenient to place medium-sized belongings in sealed transparent plastic bags (such as plastic bags for freezing; larger ... HEPA air filtration is normally used during any heat treatment to capture particulate and biological matter that may be ... For volumetric objects (e.g. pillow, blanket, sleeping bag, rug), boiling in a large saucepan for more than 10 minutes ...
Chi's Sweet Home
"Chi's Sweet Home is airing on Ici Radio-Canada". I Miss Bionix. September 7, 2016. Retrieved September 9, 2016.. ... Yamada needs to take out the trash, but Chi clings to the bag. Mrs. Yamada distracts Chi with a ball, but while Mrs. Yamada is ... The show was dubbed into French and began airing in France on Piwi+ in September 2014. On September 5, 2016, the series ... Chi is carried in a kitty bag and Mr. Yamada comes to the pet store again to bet who is the cutest cat. ...
... to air his side of the story. Tilton asserted that the prayer requests found in garbage bags shown on the Primetime Live ... a b Live with Regis and Kathie Lee, aired November 21, 1991, as compiled on The Prophet of Prosperity: Robert Tilton and the ... his program was taken off the air. Tilton later returned to television via his new version of Success-N-Life airing on BET and ... After the hosts of The Mark & Brian Show, a radio program in Los Angeles, mentioned the video on the air, the video's authors ...
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Air Mail Facility. *Boat Railway Post Office. *Community post office. *Dead letter office ... Mail bag. *Mail cover. *Mail hook. *Mail Isolation Control and Tracking. *Mail jumping ...
Fukurozuri (袋吊り) is a method of separating sake from the lees without external pressure by hanging the mash in bags and ... and whether it is sealed with a vacuum top which removes air and helps decrease oxidation. ...
silvery gray metallic; corrodes to a spalling black oxide coat in air. ...
Air quality in bars and restaurants. Restrictions upon smoking in bars and restaurants can substantially improve the air ... "The Philippine Clean Air Act of 1999". Chan Robles Law Library.. *^ "Cancer victims hopeful of nationwide smoking ban". ... Mark Engelen, Matthew Farrelly & Andrew Hyland: The Health and Economic Impact of New York's Clean Indoor Air Act. July 2006, p ... "Indoor Air Quality in Hospitality Venues Before and After Implementation of a Clean Indoor Air Law --- Western New York, 2003" ...
Original air date. US viewers. (millions). 1. "I Haven't Told You Everything". Jeffrey Reiner. Nick Wauters. September 20, 2010 ... He then takes a pistol and commits suicide with a shot to his own head, leaving the shocked Sean with a bag containing the ... The show was created by Nick Wauters and it was aired on NBC from September 20, 2010 to May 23, 2011. The plot centers on a ... Sean and Vicky are able to prevent the sleepers from releasing the virus into the air circulation system of a mall. However, ...
Prison Break (season 4)
Original air date. Prod.. code. U.S. viewers. (millions). 58. 1. "Scylla". Kevin Hooks. Matt Olmstead. September 1, 2008 (2008- ... The team separates, with the brothers taking the bag to an airport, where the Company operatives take it. But it is revealed ... The fourth season of Prison Break, an American serial drama television series commenced airing in the United States on ... The team realizes that entering the mansion is impossible and instead put Glenn's device in the servant's bag and have the card ...
Breathing involves expelling stale air from the blowhole, forming an upward, steamy spout, followed by inhaling fresh air into ... "Whales and trash-bags". Taipei Times. Retrieved 5 August 2015.. *. Kirby, Alex (8 October 2003). "Sonar may cause Whale deaths" ... In humans, the middle ear works as an impedance equalizer between the outside air's low impedance and the cochlear fluid's high ... As such whales must breathe air regularly, although they can remain submerged under water for long periods of time. Some ...
One "daily bag" of khat requires an estimated 500 litres (130 US gal) of water to produce. Water consumption is high and ... In recent years, however, improved roads, off-road motor vehicles, and air transportation have increased the global ... Additionally, in September 2014 the police had seized 24 bags of dried khat from a property in Easton, but no arrests were made ... Thus, harvesters transport khat by packaging the fresh leaves and stems in plastic bags or wrapping them in banana leaves to ...
Ellis Island Immigrant Hospital
Ellis Island as seen from the air in the early 1970s, with the hospital at the southern (left) side of the island which had ... or submerged bags of concrete. Island 2 was created in 1899, and island 3 in 1906. The second ferry basin between ... Each ward was also provided with a south-facing porch for fresh air, and activity. The operating rooms were located on the ...
Exit bag and CoGen. Nitschke created devices to aid people who want euthanasia, including a product called the "exit bag ... The program aired in October in China on the Family Health channel, run by the official China National Radio. ... Further information: Suicide bag. In 2012 Nitschke started a beer-brewing company (Max Dog Brewing) for the purpose of ... The program aired in October in China on the Family Health channel, run by the official China National Radio. ...
1793 Philadelphia yellow fever epidemic
"Burning of nitre will correct the corrupt air which they may contain. Quick lime should be thrown into the privies and the ... Others carried pieces of tarred rope in their hands or pockets, or camphor bags tied round their necks.... People hastily ... They warned citizens to avoid fatigue, the hot sun, night air, too much liquor, and anything else that might lower their ... In the belief that the epidemic was related to bad air, the Committee published directions for cleaning houses which had been ...
196th Infantry Brigade (United States)
In Season 2, episode 4 of the TV series Prison Break, Theodore "T-Bag" Bagwell pretends to be a soldier from the 196th Brigade ... Troop F, 8th Cavalry (Air). *Troop F, 17th Cavalry (Armored). *1st Squadron, 1st Cavalry (Armored) ...
Aquarius Reef Base
Access to the water is made via the 'wet porch', a chamber equipped with a moon pool, which keeps the air pressure inside the ...
... must be kept at room temperature in an air-tight container. Black tea in a bag within a sealed opaque canister may keep for ... Main article: Tea bag. In 1907, American tea merchant Thomas Sullivan began distributing samples of his tea in small bags of ... The "pyramid tea bag" (or sachet), introduced by Lipton and PG Tips/Scottish Blend in 1996, attempts to address one ... The tea leaves are packaged loosely in a canister, paper bag, or other container such as a tea chest. Some whole teas, such as ...
... s do not have vocal cords, so sound is accomplished by expelling air across the mouth of the trachea in the organ called ... but the survivors reached Aotona and captured enough parrots to fill 140 bags with their feathers. Parrots have also ...
Death of Caylee Anthony
"That bag is Caylee's coffin," Ashton said, holding up a photograph of the laundry bag, as Casey Anthony reacted with emotion. ... Arpad Vass of the Oak Ridge National Laboratory judged that results from an air sampling procedure (called LIBS) performed in ... one of a set of laundry bags with the twin bag found at the Anthony home, and duct tape he said was a relatively rare brand. " ... They searched and found the remains of a child in a trash bag. Investigative teams recovered duct tape which was hanging ...
... that previously had entered from the air used. Today, electric arc furnaces (EAF) are a common method of reprocessing scrap ...
Geologic time scale
Archosaurs dominant on land as dinosaurs and in the air as pterosaurs. Ichthyosaurs and nothosaurs dominate large marine fauna ... Enigmatic forms include many soft-jellied creatures shaped like bags, disks, or quilts (like Dickinsonia). Taconic Orogeny in ... land was eroded by air and water and deposited as layers in the sea; heat then consolidated the sediment into stone, and ...
United States Marine Corps
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High-altitude cerebral edema
In the bestselling 1996 non-fiction book Into Thin Air: A Personal Account of the Mt. Everest Disaster, Jon Krakauer describes ... In addition to oxygen therapy, a portable hyperbaric chamber (Gamow bag) can by used as a temporary measure in the treatment of ... HACE was first described by a medical officer stationed in Chile in 1913, but few took note of it. Later, access to air ...
The Shawshank Redemption
TNT could air the film at a very low cost, but still charge premium advertising rates. The film began airing regularly on the ... Bag of Bones (2011). *Big Driver (2014). *11.22.63 (2016). *"Chapter Thirty-One: A Night to Remember" (2018) ... Pallotta, Frank (May 28, 2014). "'The Shawshank Redemption' Accounted For A Huge Amount Of Cable Air Time In 2013". Business ... By 2013, The Shawshank Redemption had aired on 15 basic cable networks, and in that year occupied 151 hours of airtime, ...
Air. The closest small-craft airports to Brattleboro are the Deerfield Valley Regional Airport in West Dover to the west ... Brattleboro votes down plastic bags[permanent dead link], WCAX. Retrieved 2017-05-22. ... Both airports feature daily Cape Air flights to and from Boston and White Plains, New York. The closest airports with regularly ... In March 2017, Brattleboro voted in support of a ban on grocery store plastic bags by a 3 to 1 margin. ...
Fresh Blood (Supernatural)
She refuses at first, but eventually acquiesces in exchange for a priceless mojo bag. Meanwhile, Sam and Dean (Ackles) capture ... To lend a strong air of realism to Gordon's death, the scene was created by combining various special effects during filming ...
Pressed pu'er is removed from the cloth bag and placed on latticed shelves, where they are allowed to air dry, which may take ... Air flow: Regulates the oxygen content surrounding the tea and removes odors from the aging tea. Dank, stagnant air will lead ... Tightly compressed bǐng, formed directly into a mold without bags using this method are known as tié bǐng (鐵餅, literally "iron ... For instance, brick or square teas often are not compressed using bags.[better source needed] ...
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Air. Bloemfontein has two airports New Tempe Aerodrome and Bram Fischer International Airport. New Tempe Aerodrome has no ... The graffiti included images of money bags and diamonds, as well as of a crudely drawn Magen David, allegedly as part of an ...
A flight attendant, also known as steward/stewardess or air host/air hostess, is a member of the aircrew aboard commercial ... Cabin air quality. Poor cabin air quality is a subject of ongoing study in relation to symptoms such as headache, fatigue ... "Air hostess" redirects here. For other uses, see Air Hostess (disambiguation).. "Stewardess" and "Stewardesses" redirect here. ... In several airlines in the Islamic World, such as Egypt Air, Iran Air and Saudia, female flight attendants' uniforms have added ...
Candy floss - Simple English Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
This is because it is mostly air. It is usually served on a stick or in a bag. Food colouring is sometimes used to change ... Candy floss is sugar that is spun with air. It is also called cotton candy or fairy floss. It is spun in machines. When spun, a ... "Cotton candy on a stick (about 1 ounce) has 105 calories, but when bagged (2 ounces) it has double that number: 210". Pocono ...
Airbag - Wikipedia
"The Promise of the Air Bag". Retro Report. Retrieved 4 April 2018.. , history of air bags and how the technology gave rise to ... Side torso airbag. Side-impact airbags or side torso airbags (side thorax/abdomen airbags) are a category of airbag ... and/or airbags (including frontal bags for driver and front passenger, along with seat-mounted side bags, and "curtain" airbags ... The Cockpit Air Bag System (CABS) consists of forward and lateral airbags, and an inflatable tubular structure (on the OH- ...
Air Bags | Page 14 | NHTSA
Stay Protected: Replace Used Air Bags After a Crash. Air bags can only deploy once, so make sure you replace used air bags ... the air bag when it first begins to deploy.. Side Air Bags. Side-impact air bags inflate even more quickly since there is less ... Why do air bags sometimes fail to deploy during a crash? The activation of an air bag in a crash is dependent on several ... With advanced frontal air bags, do I still need to maintain 10 inches between the air bag cover and my breastbone? ...
Category:Air bags - Wikimedia Commons
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NTSB Says Air Bags, Children Don't Mix - latimes
Passenger-side air bags are killing children, federal safety experts said. They recommend that children ride in the back seat ... Air-Bag Concerns Heightened After Child Is Decapitated in Fender-Bender. November 28, 1996 ... Regulators Will Require Warning Labels in Autos With Air Bags. November 23, 1996 ... COLUMN ONE : Making Air Travel Safe for Baby : Pressure is mounting to make infant safety seats mandatory on jetliners. ...
Toyota airbag recall - Bing News
Toyota announces additional air bag-related recalls. TOKYO • Toyota Motor Corp. said on Thursday it would recall 57,000 ... Toyota recalls Prius, Lexus models for air bag issues. (CNN) - Toyota announced a safety recall Wednesday for certain Prius and ... Toyota Recalls 645,000 Vehicles, Says Air Bags May Not Inflate. Toyota is recalling about 645,000 vehicles worldwide to fix an ... Toyota recalling 4,570 vehicles in Canada over air bag issue. Toyota is recalling about 645,000 vehicles worldwide - affecting ...
Despite deaths, injuries and recalls, deployed air bags save lives
In recent years millions of vehicles were recalled for defective air bags. Still, theres nothing safer in a car. ... Working air bags save lives.. Which isnt to say air bags are without troubles. A typical air bag deploys at 200 mph, said ... Sensors enable air bags to know if a 100-pound person is sitting close to the air bag or a 200-pound person is reclined in a ... These air bags may have failed to deploy in crashes involving at least eight deaths. The air bags are used in model-year ...
A Father's Grief Led to Proposed New Air Bags - latimes
Instead, Robert Sanders carried his dying daughter from the minivan he had been driving when an air bag slammed her unconscious ... But air bags powerful enough to do that can be deadly to small bodies. As of Aug. 1, 65 children had been killed by air bags, ... "Id tell them, My daughter was killed by an air bag, and I would like to talk to you about it. Theyre people, and when you ... Sanders believes that many of the 65 children killed by air bags would be alive today if the rule had been in effect. A quietly ...
Takata Increasing Production of Replacement Kits for Faulty Air Bags - WSJ
on Monday also said it is ramping up production of replacement kits for defective air bags amid widespread recalls and federal ... on Monday said it is ramping up production of replacement kits for defective air bags amid widespread recalls and federal ... Takata Increasing Production of Replacement Kits for Faulty Air Bags. Japanese company says initial results from probe point to ...
US confirms 11th death due to Takata air bags | Fox Business
Takata air bags can inflate with too much force, which causes a metal canister to rupture and spew shrapnel into the vehicle. ... Up to five people also may have been killed by the air bags in Malaysia, bringing the number of deaths globally to as many as ... US confirms 11th death due to Takata air bags. Published October 21, 2016. MarketsAssociated Press ... Honda says it has sufficient supplies of replacement air bags for owners who still need them. ...
Side air bags deploy with bump in the road
... which deployed the side curtain air bags on their 2008 Buick Enclave. Upon inspection we found no evidence of damage under the ... We had a client come in the other day explaining that they thought they hit a pothole, which deployed the side curtain air bags ... After researching our online resources, we discovered there were many cases of the side air bags deploying after soda pop or ... After replacing all the side curtain air bags, the modules and reprogramming the system, we were all good to go again. ...
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Safety group calls for U.S. probe of Chevy Impala air bags | Reuters
... may also have a defect in air bags in 2003 to 2010 Chevrolet Impalas, an auto safety watchdog group said on Monday. ... which has recalled 2.6 million cars for faulty ignition switches that caused air bags to deactivate, ... which determines when an air bag deploys in an accident, may improperly turn off the air bag if the passenger is bounced in his ... Air bags are not designed to deploy when a passengers weight is below a certain amount, and a bouncing motion, even when the ...
Air Bag Investigation Widens: Aging Parts' Reliability Questioned
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- Takata air bags, installed in tens of millions of U.S. vehicles, are subject to recall due to a safety defect that may cause them to explode and result in serious injury or death. (nhtsa.gov)
- Toyota Motor North America has announced a voluntary recall of about 49,000 Toyota and Lexus cars to fix its faulty airbags . (bing.com)
- This is a quick update for the Toyota airbag recall in early November, 2014. (bing.com)
- TOKYO, - Toyota Motor Corp will recall nearly 1.3 million cars globally for two separate defects, including 752,000 Corolla and Corolla Matrix vehicles in the United States to fix airbags that could be deployed inadvertently, the automaker said. (bing.com)
- Criminals are stealing airbags out of late-model Hondas that require airbag replacements due to the Takata recall, working with shops in fraud rings. (freep.com)
- If people get a recall notice for a defective air bag, safety experts say it is critical to go to a dealership and get it repaired, which is free, as soon as possible. (freep.com)
- The air bag algorithm has also become part of the investigation into a recall begun in February of 2.6 million Chevrolet Cobalts, Saturn Ions and other GM models for a defective ignition switch that could suddenly turn off the car's engine. (reuters.com)
- Safety advocates and industry officials also have begun to question whether a technology designed to save lives can, over time, become a threat to life and limb since the first recall related to the Takata air bags in November 2008. (cnbc.com)
- It's perfectly legal under federal law for air bag assemblies or other parts subject to recall to be pulled out of wrecked cars and sold by junkyards to repair shops that may not even know the danger. (latimes.com)
- NHTSA Expands Takata Airbag Recall: Here's An Updated List. (thecarconnection.com)
- Democratic Senators Richard Blumenthal and Edward Markey are asking regulators how they will keep Takata Corp. accountable for their recall of air bag inflators, which have been linked to at least eight deaths in the US. (newsinferno.com)
- And that was enough for the government to decide that this air bag recall should be expanded nationally. (pbs.org)
- Under pressure from U.S. safety regulators, Takata Corp. has agreed to declare 33.8 million air bags defective, a move that will double the number of cars and trucks included in what is now the largest auto recall in U.S. history. (orlandosentinel.com)
- A nationwide recall of driver's air bags was expanded to more than 17 million vehicles. (orlandosentinel.com)
- For the most part, the air bag maker refused to declare the inflators defective and even questioned the agency's authority to order it to conduct a recall. (orlandosentinel.com)
- Defective airbags sold as replacement parts have largely slipped through massive airbag recall efforts. (lawyersandsettlements.com)
- TOKYO (AP) -- Toyota Motor Corp. is recalling nearly 650,000 vehicles in Japan and repeating a recall for problems with front passenger air bag inflators announced last year, seeking to fix some 2.27 million vehicles. (manufacturing.net)
- Among the vehicles affected by the recall are 380,000 Toyota vehicles that were inspected after that recall but did not receive new air bag inflators. (manufacturing.net)
- After a series of incidents and at least two deaths allegedly caused by faulty air bags, Takata s car-company clients last year ordered the largest air-bag-related recall in history. (dispatch.com)
- Last week, Honda Motor Co. expanded its recall of vehicles with Takata airbag inflators to include California. (autonews.com)
- 139 injuries have been reported by various automakers, with 37 people claiming that the air bag ruptured and sent out metal fragments, as investigated by The New York Times .NHTSA advises owners of vehicles on the Takata airbag recall list to act immediately to get their airbags replaced. (lieffcabraser.com)
- This extended recall covers 14 of Honda's models produced between 2002 and 2008, including the Civic and CR-V ranges, which were fitted with airbags that have the risk of "abnormal" inflation. (lawyersandsettlements.com)
- For embattled Japanese air bag maker Takata, this week brought good news and bad from U.S. safety regulators about the manufacturer's recall. (nbcnews.com)
- U.S. safety regulators early in the week announced that the recall linked to potentially deadly frontal airbags will be smaller than originally predicted. (nbcnews.com)
- And the new NHTSA probe is targeting a wider range of air bag types, including side-impact restraints, not just the frontal devices covered by the original Takata recall. (nbcnews.com)
- The current recall was triggered by reports that at least eight people had been killed, with at least 100 more injured, due to faulty air bag inflators, the explosive devices that cause frontal driver and passenger airbags to burst from their hiding place in the steering wheel and dashboard in a forward crash. (nbcnews.com)
- As part of the recall, NHTSA initially ordered 11 different automakers to replace inflators used in 34 million driver and passenger air bags. (nbcnews.com)
- The recall has been expanded repeatedly over the last several years, but has continued to focus on older vehicles and driver and passenger frontal air bags. (nbcnews.com)
- That May recall was ordered after a side impact air bag failed during routine testing by Takata. (nbcnews.com)
- While it was common for older vehicles involved in the original Takata recall to have only a few air bags onboard, some of today's passenger cars and light trucks come equipped with 10 or more of the safety devices. (nbcnews.com)
- Late last month, two Democratic U.S. senators, Connecticut's Richard Blumenthal and Massachusetts Edward Markey, responded by calling for the recall of all vehicles using Takata air bags, including newer models. (nbcnews.com)
- The U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said all the vehicles covered in Saturday's announcement had already been under a recall for the faulty air bags. (canadianbusiness.com)
- About 39 air bags, or 15 per cent, that had been replaced under the previous recall have deployed inadvertently again. (canadianbusiness.com)
- The agency says about one million Toyota and Honda vehicles involved in the Saturday recall are also subject to a separate recall related to defective air bags made by Takata Corp. of Japan. (canadianbusiness.com)
- O'Lear's vehicle is one of the millions caught up in the Takata airbag recall. (dallasnews.com)
- The car owned by Kellie O'Lear is one of the millions of vehicles caught up in the Takata airbag recall. (dallasnews.com)
- DETROIT - Toyota, Subaru, Mazda and BMW have reached a proposed settlement that would compensate owners of 15.8 million vehicles for money they lost due to the massive recall of Takata air bags. (journalgazette.net)
- The problem touched off the largest automotive recall in U.S. history involving 42 million vehicles and 69 million air bag inflators. (journalgazette.net)
- Honda Motor Co. said the recall of the front air bag inflator of the 2003 2-door Accord doesn't affect its vehicles in other regions. (wsbt.com)
- They bring to about 24.4 million the number of vehicles under recall in the U.S. for Takata air bag problems, affecting 14 car and truck makers. (wbaltv.com)
- That earlier recall was linked by a common denominator: Takata Corp., a major airbag supplier. (nbcnews.com)
- Toyota agreed to recall nearly 900,000 vehicles -2003-2004 Corolla/Matrix and Pontiac Vibe cars - for similar air bag problems in January "and will utilize a similar remedy to that of Chrysler consisting of adding an in-line noise filter to its air bag wire harness," NHTSA said. (nbcnews.com)
- Airbag problems are a serious embarrassment for Honda - complicating the fact that the maker already is on record as having one of the highest recall totals of any maker operating in the U.S. in recent years. (nbcnews.com)
- Additionally, the Japanese maker ordered the recall of 748,000 Pilot crossovers and Odyssey minivans in January due to missing rivets that could cause airbags to improperly deploy in an accident. (nbcnews.com)
- However, there's a significant uncommonness between both products, though: Takata air bags have killed only five (5) people in the USA, which set off a massive recall effort of accountability on the part of the manufacturer, whereas vaccines have killed hundreds, if not thousands or more, and nothing-zilch, other than apparent cover-ups-have occurred to prevent future child abuse! (activistpost.com)
- The U.S. government said earlier this month that it was expanding and accelerating the ongoing recall of Takata air bags. (wgntv.com)
- Has Honda ever had a recall for air bag problems? (reference.com)
- In 2009, Honda announced a recall of up to 440,000 vehicles due to what it termed an unusual deployment of air bags. (reference.com)
- U.S. safety regulators have announced the recall of more than 2.1 million vehicles made by Toyota, Chrysler, and Honda for a defect that may cause the vehicle's air bags to deploy in the absence of an accident. (findlaw.com)
- The new air bag recall is unrelated to the massive ongoing Takata air bags recall . (findlaw.com)
- However, according to NHTSA, about 1 million of the vehicles included in the new recall are also affected by the Takata air bag recalls, which may make getting the required repairs even more urgent. (findlaw.com)
- There have been about 400 reports of air bags deploying inadvertently in the vehicles subject to the recall. (findlaw.com)
- For owners of the approximately 1 million vehicles included in the new recall that are also included in the Takata air bags recall, taking action may be especially important. (findlaw.com)
- A faulty airbag part that can explode and send shrapnel into the passenger cabin is responsible for the global recall of more than 3 million cars manufactured by Honda, Nissan, Toyota and General Motors and will likely lead to more recalls. (wgntv.com)
- The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration officials also announced an expansion in the recall of vehicles with Takata airbags, already the largest and most complex recall in the agency's history. (wtae.com)
- NHTSA also announced the appointment of John Buretta, a former principal deputy assistant attorney general in the Justice Department's criminal division, to oversee Takata's compliance with an air bag recall compliance agreement with the government. (wtae.com)
- The two recalls are just the latest in a string of safety problems to hit automakers in the past year with Acura, BMW, Chrysler, Ford, Honda, Lexus, Mazda, Toyota and other manufactures having to recall cars over air bag problems. (foxnews.com)
- Ford Motor Co. (NYSE: F) will file a petition with the federal government requesting an exemption from a recall of vehicles equipped with defective Takata air bag inflators. (247wallst.com)
- The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) on Friday said it had received new information from the three automakers regarding a recall of some 2.7 million Takata air bag inflators earlier this month. (247wallst.com)
- Takata is adding a new type of air bag inflator to the nation's largest automotive recall. (kvue.com)
- This recall now raises serious questions about the threat posed by all of Takata's ammonium nitrate-based air bags,' Nelson said in a statement. (kvue.com)
- Toyota announced a recall on Thursday of 803,000 Camry, Avalon and Venza models for a problem related to air bags caused by spider webs. (nytimes.com)
- Japanese air bag maker Takata is recalling an additional 3.3 million faulty air bag inflators as it expands the largest automotive recall in U.S. history. (nbclosangeles.com)
- Using this information, the airbag electronic controller unit's crash algorithm determines if the crash event meets the criteria for deployment and triggers various firing circuits to deploy one or more airbag modules within the vehicle. (wikipedia.org)
- Both frontal and side-impact air bags are generally designed to deploy in moderate to severe crashes . (nhtsa.gov)
- Because air bags deploy very rapidly, serious or sometimes fatal injuries can occur if the driver or passenger is too close to - or comes in direct contact with - the air bag when it first begins to deploy. (nhtsa.gov)
- Air bags can only deploy once, so make sure you replace used air bags right away after a crash, only at an authorized repair center, and before you drive the vehicle again. (nhtsa.gov)
- Air bags are not designed to deploy when a passenger's weight is below a certain amount, and a bouncing motion, even when the person is belted, could reduce the weight registered by the seat sensor linked to the air bag algorithm. (reuters.com)
- There have been 143 fatalities in front-impact crashes in 2000-2010 model year Impalas in which the air bags failed to deploy, according to the center, and in 98 of them, the occupants were wearing safety belts. (reuters.com)
- Airbags deploy in a tiny fraction of a second. (halfbakery.com)
- Sensor mats measure passengers' weight and determine if the air bag should deploy. (theoaklandpress.com)
- If that happens, the bag will deploy even if a small person is in the seat. (theoaklandpress.com)
- Beginning with 2003, airbags followed more advanced 'tailored deployment' patterns-like dual-stage bags-that depended on weight sensors, seat position sensors, or seatbelts to either deploy in a gentler way or not at all if the passenger is smaller or out of position. (thecarconnection.com)
- Washington, DC Cars that had been flooded may hide fatal flaws, including damage to electrical and electronic systems that cause airbags either to fail to deploy when needed or to go off unexpectedly, resulting in serious airbag injuries. (lawyersandsettlements.com)
- Until then the airbag should not deploy in a crash. (fixya.com)
- The airbag has a magnet with a ball on top, if the balls moves slow (a pothole or speed bump) the airbag will not deploy, but if the ball takes a big dramatic jump the airbag will automatically deploy. (smore.com)
- Now, of course, airbags are everywhere: front airbags for the driver, front airbags for the front passenger, side airbags, knee airbags, curtain airbags - even "pedestrian airbags" that deploy on the outside of the vehicle in some Volvos . (privatefleet.com.au)
- Any airbag, no matter where it's located, has three parts to it: the bag itself, the sensor that tells the airbag to deploy (you don't want the airbags firing at the wrong moment) and the inflation system. (privatefleet.com.au)
- The sensor picks up any force that's equal or greater to the car going head-first into a brick wall at about 16 km/h, meaning that if you nudge the back of the garage at a crawl, if you ram the front bumper with a shopping trolley or if the cat jumps onto the car to enjoy the warmth of the bonnet, the airbag won't deploy. (privatefleet.com.au)
- Can you get an airbag to deploy if you brake hard enough? (privatefleet.com.au)
- This means that you'll need to have the airbags set up once again and replaced, so that they are able to deploy once again if need be. (carsdirect.com)
- Another important point to be mindful of is that, if you've been in an accident that was serious enough to cause multiple airbags to deploy, it may not be worth your investment to replace them in a damaged or totaled vehicle. (carsdirect.com)
- Those air bags can deploy and rupture with enough force to cause injury or death. (canadianbusiness.com)
- The airbags use ammonium-nitrate drivers to rapidly deploy the bags in a collision, and the inflators can explode in an impact, spraying the interior with shrapnel. (dallasnews.com)
- If the front passenger seat occupant sensing system is out of calibration, the front passenger airbags may not deploy or they may deploy inappropriately for the passenger's size and position. (autoblog.com)
- The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration opened an investigation into 320,000 Honda minivan to determine if they should be recalled for airbags that spontaneously deploy. (nbcnews.com)
- As a result of the initial investigations, Chrysler Group recalled 3,660 2003-04 Viper cars to fix airbags that could deploy without warning. (nbcnews.com)
- The air bags can deploy with too much force and spew shrapnel into the vehicle. (wgntv.com)
- Airbag lights can indicate a range of problems, and many of these can cause the airbag to not deploy if the car crashes. (reference.com)
- Wheeler will argue that the technology was not ready in 1989 for subcompacts to have air bags because the dashboards were too rigid and they didn't have enough ``crash space″ up front to allow the bags to deploy safely. (apnews.com)
- This motorcycle airbag jacket can deploy in as little as a tenth of a second, potentially helping to avoid injuries in case of high sides and falls. (gadgetreview.com)
- An additional 1 million Toyota and Honda vehicles in the U.S. are being recalled as part of a third wave of recalls planned by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to fix cars equipped with potentially faulty Takata air bags . (bing.com)
- Despite deaths, injuries and recalls, air bags still save lives Air bags have hurt and killed people. (freep.com)
- Takata Corp. on Monday said it is ramping up production of replacement kits for defective air bags amid widespread recalls and federal probes. (wsj.com)
- One of the biggest recalls of the year involved air bags in more than 24 million vehicles from a dozen automakers. (pbs.org)
- The agreement adds more than 10 million air bags to existing recalls, covering both the passenger and driver's side. (orlandosentinel.com)
- The recalls of passenger-side air bags, previously limited to high-humidity states along the Gulf Coast, are now expanded nationwide to include 16 million vehicles. (orlandosentinel.com)
- Takata and 11 automakers that use its air bags, including Honda Motor Co. and Toyota Motor Corp., will have to sort out which vehicles are covered by the expanded recalls. (orlandosentinel.com)
- Subaru recalls cars with Takata airbag inflators in U.S. (autonews.com)
- Takata Corp Chief Executive Shigehisa Takada at a media conference in Tokyo on June 25 to discuss massive recalls that seek to fix potentially deadly air bags. (nbcnews.com)
- NHTSA says on its web site that at least 63 million airbags are part of the recalls, and about 8.8 million -- 13.8 percent - have been repaired. (dallasnews.com)
- Japanese automaker Honda said Friday it was recalling 37,000 vehicles in the U.S. to check if replacement air bags contain the recalled Takata inflators that may have been installed prior to the massive Takata recalls last year. (wsbt.com)
- It has experienced a number of earlier recalls for other airbag-related problems that have now added up to millions of vehicles. (nbcnews.com)
- We could delve into other vaccines, but that's not necessary right now for the purpose of this article, which is to point out that five faulty air bag deaths have just about everyone in government mandating recalls, whereas all the hundreds, if not thousands of deaths from vaccines - plus other life-long or life-threatening health problems - apparently were/are disregarded at the Vaccine Court and by Congress. (activistpost.com)
- These recalls involved issues such as incorrect status indicators and random deployments of the air bags. (reference.com)
- Some of the recalls are because of the crash that killed Knight, with the rest due to air bags failing in lab tests. (nbcwashington.com)
- A 50-year-old woman who died after a car wreck last month in California is the 11th U.S. victim of Takata Corp.'s defective air bag inflators. (foxbusiness.com)
- Nearly a dozen different automakers have so far recalled more than 40 million vehicles around the world due to concerns over faulty air bags produced by Japan's Takata Corp., which that have been blamed for at least eight deaths and hundreds of injuries. (cnbc.com)
- Japanese auto parts maker Takata Corp expressed condolences on June 27 to victims of its faulty air bags linked to at least 16 deaths and 180 injuries around the world, but stopped short of offering a full apology. (hurriyetdailynews.com)
- His company, Takata Corp., would steer clear of mass-producing automotive air bags. (dispatch.com)
- DETROIT (Reuters) -- Takata Corp., the Japanese auto safety components supplier, said potentially defective airbag inflators that could explode with too much force, were also shipped to Japanese automakers Subaru and Mitsubishi Motors Corp. (autonews.com)
- DETROIT (Reuters) -- Subaru of America is recalling 8,557 older model cars in the United States equipped with potentially defective airbag inflators made by Japan's Takata Corp., the automaker and U.S. safety regulators said today. (autonews.com)
- The alleged faulty air bags are manufactured by Japanese supplier Takata Corp., whose stock shares The New York Times reports have dropped 23 percent in the Tokyo exchange as a result of this widespread air bag issue. (lieffcabraser.com)
- KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia - A Malaysian man has sued Honda and the Takata Corp. for wrongful death after his wife was killed in a car accident that left shrapnel from a defective air bag part lodged in her skull. (foxnews.com)
- DETROIT - Toyota Motor Corp. is recalling nearly 1.6 million vehicles in the U.S. to replace potentially faulty front passenger air bag inflators made by Takata Corp. of Japan. (wgntv.com)
- Japanese auto parts maker Takata Corp. pleaded guilty to fraud Monday and agreed to pay $1 billion in penalties for concealing an air bag defect blamed for at least 16 deaths, most of them in the U.S. (nbclosangeles.com)
- NHTSA has identified certain vehicle makes and models that may have these air bags. (nhtsa.gov)
- We call on NHTSA to examine each of the fatal non-deployment crashes to determine whether the air bag should have deployed and why it didn't," Clarence Ditlow, the center's executive director, said in the letter. (reuters.com)
- NHTSA said in a statement it "has received and is evaluating a petition about possible defects" in the deployment of air bags in certain Impalas. (reuters.com)
- NHTSA acting Administrator David Friedman told a congressional hearing last week that his agency's investigators were surprised to learn that turning off the engine caused the air bags to deactivate immediately in the recalled GM cars. (reuters.com)
- But while the problem of defective airbags initially appeared to center around problems at Takata, NHTSA recently received word of faulty deployments involving older vehicles using inflators produced by the supplier ARC Automotive Inc. A formal investigation covering 500,000 Chrysler Town & Country minivans and Kia Optima sedans, which used air bag systems with ARC inflators, was announced earlier this month. (cnbc.com)
- Since last fall, NHTSA has allowed vehicle owners to get the on-off switches if they or their children are at higher risk of being killed by a deploying air bag. (deseretnews.com)
- NHTSA said the number of affected air bags could climb. (orlandosentinel.com)
- NHTSA opened an investigation earlier this month into whether Takata inflators that were made after 2002 were prone to fail, and whether driving in high humidity contributed toward a risk of air bag explosions. (autonews.com)
- In a June 11 letter to the NHTSA, Takata said it would support "regional campaigns" to replace certain driver-side air bag inflators made between January 2004 and June 2007, as well as certain passenger-side inflators made between June 2000 and July 2004. (autonews.com)
- Only 0.1 percent of the U.S. vehicle fleet-about 250,000 cars on the road-are makes and models for which counterfeit airbags are known to be available, NHTSA said. (cbslocal.com)
- In one test, a counterfeit bag shot flames and shards of metal shrapnel at a crash dummy instead of inflating, said NHTSA Administrator David Strickland, who showed a video of the test at a news conference. (cbslocal.com)
- NHTSA is asking car owners to check a government website, http://www.Safercar.gov , for information on how to contact auto manufacturer call centers to learn if their vehicle model is among those for which counterfeit airbags are known to have been made. (cbslocal.com)
- No deaths or injuries have been tied to the counterfeit bags, NHTSA said. (cbslocal.com)
- NHTSA has compiled a list of dozens of vehicle makes and models for which counterfeit airbags may be available, but the agency cautioned that the full scope of the problem isn't clear yet and the list is expected to "evolve over time. (cbslocal.com)
- If a car model is on the list and has had its airbags replaced during the past three years by a repair shop other than a new car dealership, NHTSA is asking owners to take the vehicle into a dealership or repair shop to be inspected at their own expense to determine whether the replaced airbags are counterfeit. (cbslocal.com)
- But the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) also said it has begun an investigation that could yet add millions more vehicles using Takata's air bag inflators due to new reports of dangerous malfunctions. (nbcnews.com)
- Separately, NHTSA Administrator Mark Rosekind last month told TheDetroitBureau.com that the agency has informally begun looking at broader concerns about air bag performance. (nbcnews.com)
- The Safe Cars Save Lives campaign is one avenue NHTSA is using to try to educate as many car owners as possible on the importance of checking their VIN (vehicle identification number) and getting their cars repaired, and NHTSA is committed to a 100-percent completion rate on all recalled Takata airbags. (dallasnews.com)
- Honda's 2003-04 Odyssey is being investigated by NHTSA for defective airbags. (nbcnews.com)
- NHTSA has received an additional 41 consumer complaints alleging that the vehicle's airbag warning light illuminated. (nbcnews.com)
- In 2011, NHTSA was investigating inadvertent air bag deployments in Chrysler vehicles, when it discovered that the Odyssey used the same application-specific integrated circuit component within the airbag control module. (nbcnews.com)
- While Honda has been in talks with NHTSA for several months about the same issue, the maker believes the electronic circuits in its airbags are faring better than the others. (nbcnews.com)
- Since no accident or property damage caused by air bag deployment of the driver frontal airbag has been reported, and the occurrence rate is extremely low, Honda will continue to handle these claims on a case-by-case basis, per usual practice," Honda told NHTSA a letter last December. (nbcnews.com)
- Honda said it found 126 airbag deployments in non-crash situations for frontal, side impact and/or side curtain air bag deployments across four models and 800,000 vehicles, NHTSA said, but no more than 25 of those are from frontal airbags. (nbcnews.com)
- A typical air bag deploys at 200 mph, said Becky Mueller, senior research engineer with the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. (freep.com)
- In a letter to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the Center for Auto Safety said that the computer code, or algorithm, which determines when an air bag deploys in an accident, may improperly turn off the air bag if the passenger is bounced in his or her seat just before an accident. (reuters.com)
- This strap on pouch is a cutting edge human airbag that deploys in seconds if it detects the wearer has fallen. (trendhunter.com)
- The airbag today inflates and deploys at a rate of 40 milliseconds. (smore.com)
- The first component of the airbag is a sensor that can detect a collision and it immediately deploys the airbag. (smore.com)
- This gas inflates the airbag super-fast so the bag deploys out of wherever it's stored at over 300 km/h. (privatefleet.com.au)
- Providing safety and peace-of-mind in the backcountry, the Mammut Light Removable Airbag 3.0 backpack deploys quickly in the event of an avalanche, helping to avoid burial in the debris field. (trailspace.com)
- In its fourth action to fix a problem with an air bag that deploys so forcefully it can injure or kill a driver, Honda announced late on Monday that it was recalling 833,000 more vehicles. (nytimes.com)
- Counterfeit air bags have been shown to consistently malfunction in ways that range from non-deployment to the expulsion of metal shrapnel during deployment. (nhtsa.gov)
- Upon detailed inspection we could find no evidence of damage under the vehicle that would have contributed to the deployment of the air bags. (dailyherald.com)
- In 2010, the National Firefighter Near-Miss Reporting system described the unexpected deployment of an airbag that injured a firefighter when he attempted to push a car out of floodwaters. (lawyersandsettlements.com)
- Water damage has been known to trigger air bag deployment. (lawyersandsettlements.com)
- Long after water-logged cars have been dried out and cleaned up, damage to the electronic and electrical systems may trigger unexpected deployment and result in airbag injuries. (lawyersandsettlements.com)
- Toyota said it had received one report of a burn on a seat cover from faulty air bag deployment. (manufacturing.net)
- The car s 8-year-old Takata air bag exploded out of the steering wheel, in what Honda later described as an unusual deployment. (dispatch.com)
- Redesigned JetForce technology allows repeatable airbag deployment in the event of an avalanche. (mec.ca)
- Alpride E1 supercapacitator system for powerful and repeatable airbag deployment in the event of an avalanche. (mec.ca)
- This could increase the risk of personal injury during the event of a vehicle crash necessitating airbag deployment. (autoblog.com)
- The Takata air bags may have a defect which causes shrapnel to fly into the passenger compartment upon airbag deployment, making an inadvertent deployment more likely to cause serious injury. (findlaw.com)
- Toyota knows of five reports of faulty airbag deployment, including three in the U.S. but said it was not aware of any injuries, Knight said. (wgntv.com)
- Takata evaluated 895 Nissan air bags and reported no ruptures and only one inflator that exhibited "elevated internal pressure during deployment testing. (247wallst.com)
- Fast sub 300-millisecond deployment and a generally comfortable fit make this one of the best motorcycle airbag vests. (gadgetreview.com)
Affected by the Takata airbag issue2
Impacted by the Takata airbag1
- A ninth automaker may be impacted by the Takata airbag inflator issue. (autonews.com)
- Vehicles can be equipped with both front and side air bags (SABs). (nhtsa.gov)
- If your car or truck is included in this list of Takata air bag-affected vehicles , contact your dealer for the appropriate repair. (nhtsa.gov)
- Consumers whose vehicles have been in a crash and who have replaced their air bags by a repair shop that is not part of a new car dealership within the past three years or who have purchased a replacement air bag online should contact the call center established by their auto manufacturer to have their vehicle inspected at their own expense and their air bag replaced if necessary. (nhtsa.gov)
- Toyota is recalling about 645,000 vehicles worldwide to fix an electrical problem that could stop air bags from inflating in a crash. (bing.com)
- In recent years millions of vehicles were recalled for defective air bags. (freep.com)
- And, in recent years, millions of vehicles have been recalled for defective air bags that killed at least 24 people. (freep.com)
- Since then, more than 300 million vehicles have been sold in the U.S. alone using air bag technology. (cnbc.com)
- In the case of the recalled Takata air bags, however, the inflators used in some older vehicles have triggered with excessive force, not only inflating the air bag but shooting shrapnel into the passenger compartment. (cnbc.com)
- Seventy to 80 percent of the ruptures' involve air bags that were used in vehicles from Florida, he added. (cnbc.com)
- Modern vehicles may contain up to 10 airbag modules in various configurations, including: driver, passenger, side-curtain, seat-mounted, door-mounted, B and C-pillar mounted side-impact, knee bolster, inflatable seat belt, and pedestrian airbag modules. (wikipedia.org)
- After adjusting the data for other factors, like vehicle age, the IIHS found, actually, that belted drivers tend to fare better in vehicles that weren't certified to the latest airbag safety standard. (thecarconnection.com)
- Overall, the study found that unbelted male drivers had a 38-percent lower death rate in vehicles with advanced airbag features while belted drivers overall had a 21-percent higher risk of death with the newer designs. (thecarconnection.com)
- Honda has added an additional 2.23 million vehicles in the U.S. to the list of vehicles recalled over Takata airbags that could explode. (newsinferno.com)
- More than 24 million vehicles have been recalled in the U.S. and around the world this year due to a defect in airbags manufactured by Takata. (pbs.org)
- Meanwhile, it will take at least six months to a year or more to get these millions of vehicles' air bags replaced because there are so many vehicles ahead of them. (pbs.org)
- There are documented cases where air bags have deployed after vehicles were subjected to flooding. (lawyersandsettlements.com)
- In April 2013, Toyota, Honda Motor Corp. and Nissan Motor Co. recalled nearly 3.4 million older-model vehicles worldwide due to the potential problem with the air bags. (manufacturing.net)
- It was also in the 1980s that saw vehicles of all marques installing airbags in an attempt to pick up accreditation from the newly established EuroNCAP. (privatefleet.com.au)
- Last week, seven other automakers said they were recalling vehicles in high-humidity regions of the United States at the request of National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to see if faulty air bag inflators supplied by Takata had been installed in their vehicles. (autonews.com)
- Automakers are recalling millions of vehicles due to allegedly defective air bags which shoot out metal shards when they activate, severely injuring drivers and passengers. (lieffcabraser.com)
- To date, USA Today reports that at least 7.78 million vehicles have been recalled in the U.S. for the defective air bags. (lieffcabraser.com)
- Auto industry officials briefed by the agency said they were told that tens of thousands of car owners may be driving vehicles with counterfeit airbags. (cbslocal.com)
- Japanese automaker said Wednesday it was recalling more than 200,000 vehicles to fix a sensor system that could affect the car's passenger side air bag. (mbtmag.com)
- The vehicles which do not carry Air bags for driver and front seat passenger, Anti-Locking Breaking System standards(ABS) and three - point seat belts for driver and passengers travelling front and rear seats, except the middle seat will not be allowed to be imported in to the country. (asiantribune.com)
- Washington, DC Japanese car maker Honda is recalling 4.89 million vehicles equipped with potentially faulty Takata air bags. (lawyersandsettlements.com)
- The agency has now reduced that by about 40 percent -- to 23.4 million airbags in 19.2 million vehicles. (nbcnews.com)
- For one thing, a large number of vehicles using the suspect air bags turned out to have been sold outside the United States. (nbcnews.com)
- Meanwhile some vehicles initially were counted twice, since they were equipped with both driver and passenger air bags using Takata inflators. (nbcnews.com)
- On Saturday, U.S. safety regulators said that more than two million Toyota, Chrysler and Honda vehicles need a second fix for airbags that may inadvertently inflate while the car is running. (canadianbusiness.com)
- Ten automakers have recalled about 12 million vehicles in the U.S. and about 19 million globally for problems with the air bags. (canadianbusiness.com)
- DETROIT - Fiat Chrysler said Friday it is recalling over 1.3 million vehicles worldwide to fix malfunctioning alternators that can potentially spark fires and a wiring problem that can make air bags inflate unexpectedly. (foxbusiness.com)
- The Saab, which she used to love to drive, is one of more than 60 million vehicles in the U.S. that have been recalled for potentially lethal Takata airbags. (dallasnews.com)
- Meanwhile, Takata teeters on the brink of bankruptcy while still trying to supply automakers with new and better airbags for their current vehicles. (dallasnews.com)
- But few have the production capacity to manufacture millions of replacement bags while -- like Takata -- continuing to meet the industry's airbag needs for new vehicles. (dallasnews.com)
- The safety agency said it received six complaints from owners of 2003-04 Odysseys, three of which reported injuries, due to airbags that suddenly deployed while the vehicles were in operation, but not involved in collisions. (nbcnews.com)
- Airbag issues have plagued the Japanese maker during the last two years forcing more than 1 million vehicles to be recalled. (nbcnews.com)
- In October, Chrysler recalled more than 920,000 vehicles worldwide over the issue after 215 reports of improper airbag deployments and 93 minor injuries - and nearly 750,000 in the United States. (nbcnews.com)
- In 1991 the U.S. government passed a law requiring car makers to install air bags in all new vehicles made after 1998. (corpwatch.org)
- In December 2011, Honda recalled more than 1 million vehicles because of airbag issues. (reference.com)
- In 2014, Honda recalled more than 5 million vehicles in the United States due to faulty air bags. (reference.com)
- Toyota believes that about 170,000 of those vehicles were built with the Takata airbag system that's caused the problem, but will have to inspect all of the cars, said Cindy Knight, a Toyota spokeswoman. (wgntv.com)
- Meanwhile, plaintiffs in dozens of lawsuits over the defect charged in court papers filed Monday in Miami that Honda, Toyota, Nissan, Ford and BMW had independent knowledge that Takata's air bags were unsafe before putting them in millions of vehicles. (nbclosangeles.com)
- In the U.S., about 23 million Takata air bag inflators have been recalled on 19 million vehicles sold by 12 auto and truck makers. (wtae.com)
- Recent crash testing of vehicles already among those recalled resulted in five passenger side air bag inflator ruptures, Trowbridge said. (wtae.com)
- AUBURN HILLS, Mich. , June 21, 2016 -- FCA US LLC will cease NAFTA-market production of vehicles equipped with non-desiccated ammonium-nitrate Takata air-bag inflators, by next week. (theautochannel.com)
- The company said that about 2,400 vehicles involved in crashes apparently received repairs in which the previously recalled defective air bags were installed, rather than the correct units. (nytimes.com)
- Though all vehicles must have automatic safety belts or air bags by 1998, federal safety standards did not require them in 1989. (apnews.com)
- The purpose of the airbag is to provide the occupants a soft cushioning and restraint during a crash event to prevent or reduce any impact or impact-caused injuries between the flailing occupant and the interior of the vehicle. (wikipedia.org)
- Then the government learned of an incident in August in North Carolina, a Ford Mustang, in which shrapnel exploded from a Takata air bag, causing leg injuries. (pbs.org)
- Because defective airbags can cause catastrophic injuries, used car buyers and those in the market for cheap replacement parts must be particularly wary. (lawyersandsettlements.com)
- Although they has spent many years perfecting the airbag, it still causes a higher percentage of head injuries and deaths. (smore.com)
- According to CBS News , at least 4 deaths and 30 injuries have been linked to the defective Takata air bags. (lieffcabraser.com)
- Sudden airbag inflation can startle drivers and cause crashes, but Chrysler says it's not aware of any accidents or injuries. (canadianbusiness.com)
- No death or injuries related to non-Takata air bag failures have been reported. (canadianbusiness.com)
- Takata's air bag inflators are blamed for at least 16 deaths and 180 injuries worldwide. (journalgazette.net)
- Air bags use chemicals that are designed to help them inflate quickly in the event of sudden impact to cushion passengers from serious injuries or death. (corpwatch.org)
- Can You Sue Over Airbag Injuries? (findlaw.com)
- The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration attributes 25 deaths and hundreds of injuries - broken arms, burned skin, lost hearing, blurred vision - to air bags. (sun-sentinel.com)
- NEW YORK - Nearly 4 million Nissan cars are being recalled due to major safety problems where passenger air bags or seat belts could fail in a crash, leading to serious injuries or fatalities. (foxnews.com)
- Ford is recalling nearly 391,000 Ranger pickups because the driver's air bag inflators can explode with too much force and cause injuries. (nbcwashington.com)
- Chris Martin, a Honda spokesman, wrote in an e-mail that the automaker was aware of "a small number of injuries and two fatalities" related to the air bags. (nytimes.com)
- The fuel-efficiency compromise between the automakers and California's clean-air regulator was rejected by the Trump administration months earlier as not "a productive alternative. (latimes.com)
- The counterfeit bags typically look like airbags made by automakers and usually include a manufacturer's logo. (cbslocal.com)
- Auto dealerships that operate their own body shops are usually required by their franchise agreements to buy their parts, including airbags, directly from automakers and therefore are unlikely to have installed counterfeit bags, industry officials said. (cbslocal.com)
- The airbag provides an energy absorbing surface between the vehicle's occupants and a steering wheel, instrument panel, as well as A-B-C- body pillars , headliner, and windshield/windscreen. (wikipedia.org)
- During a crash event, the vehicle's crash sensor(s) provide crucial information to the airbag electronic controller unit (ECU), including collision type, angle and severity of impact. (wikipedia.org)
- Working as a supplemental restraint system to the vehicle's seat-belt systems, airbag module deployments are triggered through a pyrotechnic process that is designed to be used once. (wikipedia.org)
- Air bags reduce the chance that your upper body or head will strike the vehicle's interior during a crash. (nhtsa.gov)
- If the inflator should rupture, metal fragments could pass through the air bag's cushion material, resulting in injury or death to the vehicle's driver or passengers. (247wallst.com)
- Takata's air bags use ammonium nitrate to inflate in a crash. (orlandosentinel.com)
- Takata's inflators use ammonium nitrate to create a small explosion that inflates air bags in a crash. (nbclosangeles.com)
- The automotive defendants were aware that rupture after rupture, both during testing and in the field, confirmed how dangerous and defective Takata's air bags were," the plaintiffs' attorneys said. (nbclosangeles.com)
- Learn about the safety benefits of frontal and side air bags and why it's so important to use a seat belt-your first line of defense. (nhtsa.gov)
- The impact of the air bag burned her arms and slammed her into the seat, where her seat belt cinched up hard to hold her in place. (freep.com)
- I absolutely believe, had I not had an air bag and my seat belt on, I never would have survived that. (freep.com)
- People that have airbags and seat belts have 26% lower death percentage than just a seat belt alone. (smore.com)
- The airbag control unit ECU, also referred to as the airbag SRS control module, will determine if it needs to implement the activation of airbags as well as deciding if functions such as automatic seat belt and door lock are put into place. (breakeryard.com)
- i.e., the use of seat belt extenders deactivates the airbag mechanism. (wikipedia.org)
- As a result, some airlines may require seat belt extender users to be reassigned to seats without airbags. (wikipedia.org)
- It consists of the airbag cushion, a flexible fabric bag, inflation module and impact sensor. (wikipedia.org)
- Air bags are most commonly used for cushioning, in particular for rapid inflation in the case of an automobile collision. (wikimedia.org)
- 8. The airbag system of claim 1, further comprising a gas guide that transmits inflation gas from the inflator to the tube. (freepatentsonline.com)
- The airbag itself is somewhat uninteresting: it's a bag of nylon fabric that can pack up nice and tight, withstand the forces of sudden inflation, is airtight enough to actually inflate but has enough holes so it can deflate afterwards. (privatefleet.com.au)
- Design engineer Maxim de Jong inspects the five meter CAES Energy Bag during initial test inflation at Thin Red Line Aerospace in Canada. (theengineer.co.uk)
- The Centers for Disease Control claim to have received no reports of sodium azide exposure following air bag inflation. (straightdope.com)
- In order to find the most effective and best performing motorcycle airbag vests and suits for your needs, we looked for tested effectiveness, inflator type, and inflation speed. (gadgetreview.com)
- With a claimed inflation time of just 0.1 seconds, this is among the fastest inflating airbag vests we've seen, which should help ensure effectiveness. (gadgetreview.com)
2001 Honda Accord exploded3
- Six months later, on Christmas Eve, an air bag in another 2001 Honda Accord exploded after a collision with a mail truck in Virginia. (dispatch.com)
- On May 27, 2009, Ashley Parham, a teenager in Oklahoma, died when the airbag in her 2001 Honda Accord exploded. (corpwatch.org)
- The following year Gurjit Rathore was killed in Virginia, when the airbag in her 2001 Honda Accord exploded. (corpwatch.org)
Inflate air bags6
- Suppliers have tinkered with different ways to inflate air bags, relying on tanks of stored gas, pyrotechnic inflators, or both. (cnbc.com)
- Takata has acknowledged to U.S. regulators that it improperly stored chemicals and botched the manufacture of the explosive propellants used to inflate air bags. (dispatch.com)
- The Takata devices use the explosive chemical ammonium nitrate to inflate air bags in a crash. (latimes.com)
- Initially many air bag manufacturers used chemicals like guanidine nitrate and tetrazole to help inflate air bags. (corpwatch.org)
- Start with the vehicle empty, , measure the distance of the top of the rear wheel arch to the ground, load the vehicle with what is a normal load for you, measure the distance again, unload, and inflate air bags, then re load your vehicle. (exploroz.com)
- Takata uses the chemical ammonium nitrate to inflate air bags. (kvue.com)
Driver's air bag3
- The unidentified driver was in a 2002 Honda Accord when the crash happened and the driver's air bag inflator ruptured. (latimes.com)
- DETROIT (CBS / AP) - Fiat Chrysler is recalling about a half-million Jeep Wrangler SUVs worldwide because the driver's air bag may not inflate in a crash. (cbslocal.com)
- General Motors is recalling about 200,000 Saab and Saturn cars in the U.S. and Canada to replace the Takata driver's air bag inflators. (wbaltv.com)
- WASHINGTON (Reuters) - General Motors, which has recalled 2.6 million cars for faulty ignition switches that caused air bags to deactivate, may also have a defect in air bags in 2003 to 2010 Chevrolet Impalas, an auto safety watchdog group said on Monday. (reuters.com)
- But Takata did not admit there was any "safety defect" in the air bags. (autonews.com)
- In February, Takata pleaded guilty to concealing a deadly defect in millions of its air bag inflators. (wsbt.com)
- Tokyo-based Takata, unlike other manufacturers, uses the chemical ammonium nitrate to create a small explosion that inflates air bags in a crash. (foxbusiness.com)
- Unlike most other air bag makers, Takata used the chemical ammonium nitrate to create a small explosion to inflate the bags in a crash. (latimes.com)
- The ammonium nitrate compound used in the air bags was found to become volatile with age and prolonged exposure to heat, causing the devices to explode with too much force and spray shrapnel into vehicle compartments. (hurriyetdailynews.com)
- The problem has to do with aspirin-sized Ammonium nitrate tablets that are put in a metal canister inside the airbag, and are designed to produce a gas that inflates the bag. (lawyersandsettlements.com)
- Unfortunately, ammonium nitrate is an unstable chemical that has a tendency to explode in high humidity climates, causing the air bags to burst and spray metal shrapnel. (corpwatch.org)
- The 2016 Jeep Wrangler's passenger-side inflator is the final FCA US air-bag component to migrate from a non-desiccated ammonium-nitrate design. (theautochannel.com)
- Fiat Chrysler, which makes Jeeps, says there have been a small number of inadvertent airbag deployments. (canadianbusiness.com)
- DETROIT (AP) Suzuki is recalling 193,936 cars and SUVs because of a defective air bag sensor in the front passenger seat. (theoaklandpress.com)
- 3. The air bag failure display system of claim 1 , wherein said apparatus comprises a seat sensor which senses whether a person is seated in a seat in the vehicle. (google.com)
- 5. The air bag failure display system of claim 4 , wherein said set of sensing elements comprises an ignition switch to be operated by an ignition key of an engine of the vehicle and an acceleration sensor that senses a deceleration imparted to the vehicle. (google.com)
- 6. The air bag failure display system of claim 4 , wherein said set of sensing elements comprises an ignition switch to be operated by an ignition key of an engine of the vehicle and a seat sensor that senses a person seated in a seat for which the air bag is provided. (google.com)
- 7. The air bag failure display system of claim 4 , wherein said set of sensing elements comprises a seat sensor that senses a person seated in a seat for which the air bag is provided and an acceleration sensor that senses a deceleration imparted to the vehicle. (google.com)
- The signal from the sensor in the airbag sends an electric pulse which decomposes the chemicals and introduces nitrogen to inflate the airbag. (smore.com)
- The Japanese automaker said that could interrupt a signal in the sensor system and prevent the passenger air bag from deploying under certain conditions. (mbtmag.com)
- In these cars, the air bag sensor has the opposite problem: It isn't shutting off when it should be. (foxnews.com)
- Martin noted that there is a deceleration sensor that activates the air bags mounted on the wall between the engine and passenger compartment. (13wham.com)
- Honda said in a statement that the car's air bag apparently was salvaged from another vehicle, a 2002 Civic. (latimes.com)
- The airbag system is a crucial part of the car's safety system. (breakeryard.com)
- The car's airbag system can mean the difference between survival and serious injury or death in a crash situation. (breakeryard.com)
- The car's airbag system has airbag sensors which are electronic sensors that detect when the vehicle has crashed and which area is damaged. (breakeryard.com)
- The car's ignition switch was on, so the air bag would have been ready in case of a crash, according to Honda. (13wham.com)
- Ten people have been killed and more than 100 injured from ruptures of the Takata airbags, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's website. (dallasnews.com)
- A maker of switches that turns air bags on and off says federal regulators should require a second light to eliminate confusion among drivers. (deseretnews.com)
- Third, regulators apparently assume that when a car is junked its air bags are discharged or reused, either way presenting no danger. (straightdope.com)
- Documents posted Friday by U.S. safety regulators say the air bag inflator can rupture or the end cap can fly off on both sides of the trucks. (wcnc.com)
Japanese air bag maker Takata1
- For embattled Japanese air bag maker Takata, this week brought good news and bad. (nbcnews.com)
Exploding Takata air bag inflator4
- Honda said another person has been killed by an exploding Takata air bag inflator. (latimes.com)
- Another driver has died in a crash that involved an exploding Takata air bag inflator. (latimes.com)
- A 2002 Honda Accord involved in a March 3, 2017, crash in which an exploding Takata air bag inflator badly injured the driver, Karina Dorado, sits in a driveway in Las Vegas on Tuesday, April 18, 2017. (reviewjournal.com)
- Another person has been killed in the U.S. by an exploding Takata air bag inflator, but this death wasn't the result of a crash. (13wham.com)
- The airbag module is designed to inflate extremely rapidly then quickly deflate during a collision or impact with a surface or a rapid sudden deceleration. (wikipedia.org)
- Instead of an a series of airbags, just fill the entire car up with bean bag beans when there is a collision. (halfbakery.com)
- An airbag is a vehicle occupant-restraint system using a bag designed to inflate extremely quickly, then quickly deflate during a collision . (wikipedia.org)
- If you've been in a collision and your airbags have deployed, you'll need to pay for airbag repair if you intend to drive the car once again. (carsdirect.com)
- In this instance, a side impact air-bag misfired after a collision with a deer, the shrapnel causing a near-fatal injury to the driver. (nbcnews.com)
- The airbags located in the seats help to shield the driver and passengers from potential injury, preventing the body and head from hitting the car, particularly in a high impact side collision. (breakeryard.com)
- An airbag is a type of vehicle safety device and is an occupant restraint system. (wikipedia.org)
- In this usage, a car Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) will qualify as an active-safety device, while both its seatbelts and airbags will qualify as passive-safety devices. (wikipedia.org)
- Hetrick and Linderer's airbags were both based on a compressed air system, either released by spring, bumper contact or by the driver. (wikipedia.org)
- An air bag , A.K.A. a Supplementary Restraint System (SRS), an Air Cushion Restraint System (ACRS), or the Supplemental Inflatable Restraint (SIR) (reflecting the air bag system's intended role as a supplement to conventional restraints such as seatbelts) is a flexible membrane or envelope. (wikimedia.org)
- After replacing all the side curtain air bags, the modules and reprogramming the system, we were all good to go again. (dailyherald.com)
- But the head of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, which recently launched an investigation of a second manufacturer's supplemental restraint system, tells TheDetroitBureau.com that he's worried the problem could be a broader issue with air bag technology itself. (cnbc.com)
- The overhead airbag system includes an inflator, a rigid tube, and an inflatable cushion, which may include a recess. (freepatentsonline.com)
- The inflator and rigid tube are attachable to a vehicle in a generally linear configuration to enable the overhead airbag system to be installed in the tight confines between the roof and ceiling liner of a vehicle, even in the presence of a sun or moon roof. (freepatentsonline.com)
- 2. The airbag system of claim 1, wherein the aperture is positioned on a lateral portion of the tube. (freepatentsonline.com)
- 3. The airbag system of claim 1, wherein the tube and inflator are attachable to a header rail of the vehicle in a generally linear configuration. (freepatentsonline.com)
- 4. The airbag system of claim 1, wherein the inflator and tube each have a longitudinal axis, and wherein the tube and inflator are attachable to a vehicle such that the longitudinal axes of the inflator and tube are positioned in a generally linear configuration. (freepatentsonline.com)
- 5. The airbag system of claim 1, further comprising an additional inflator in fluid communication with the tube. (freepatentsonline.com)
- 6. The airbag system of claim 1, wherein the inflator and tube are independently attachable to the vehicle. (freepatentsonline.com)
- 7. The airbag system of claim 6, further comprising brackets for attachment of the inflator and tube to the vehicle. (freepatentsonline.com)
- 9. The airbag system of claim 8, wherein the inflator, gas guide, and tube are positioned in a generally linear configuration. (freepatentsonline.com)
- 10. The airbag system of claim 1, wherein the tube is made from steel. (freepatentsonline.com)
- 11. The airbag system of claim 1, further comprising a clamp to secure the tube within the opening of the cushion. (freepatentsonline.com)
- 12. The airbag system of claim 1, wherein the cushion comprises a gas delivery conduit, a main body, and a bulge that form a recess. (freepatentsonline.com)
- 13. The airbag system of claim 12, wherein the conduit comprises opposing sides of the cushion secured to each other. (freepatentsonline.com)
- 14. The airbag system of claim 13, wherein the conduit comprises at least two discrete narrowed regions. (freepatentsonline.com)
- 15. The airbag system of claim 12, wherein the bulge is positioned on the cushion to receive a head of an occupant during loading. (freepatentsonline.com)
- In this use, a car antilock braking system qualifies as an active-safety device, while both its seatbelts and airbags qualify as passive-safety devices. (wikipedia.org)
- 2. The air bag failure display system of claim 1 , wherein said apparatus comprises an ignition switch to be operated by an ignition key of an engine of the vehicle. (google.com)
- Have a dealer service the airbag system as they have a shelf life and most likely that is causing it to trigger (alot like service lights on newer cars). (fixya.com)
- This likely means that something is the matter with the airbag system, provided that you haven't been in an accident. (carsdirect.com)
- Another consideration to keep in mind is that you can purchase a new steering wheel system, which includes an airbag, provided that it hasn't previously been deactivated. (carsdirect.com)
- A compressed air storage system with an underground cavern was patented back in 1948, and the first CAES plant with 290MW capacity has been operating in Huntorf, Germany, since 1978. (theengineer.co.uk)
- 7 . An air bag system comprising an air bag according to claim 6 . (google.es)
- Gore's portfolio of catalytic and particle filtration solutions includes filter bags for system optimized emission control and product capture in the chemicals, metals, cement and energy industry. (gore.com)
- Designed to repel the challenges of salt air, heavy pollutants and the most extreme temperatures, these filters simplify and reduce maintenance needs, for more cost-effective system operation. (gore.com)
- The motorbike airbag system for any use, that fits any clothing. (dainese.com)
- What is the airbag system/what does it do? (breakeryard.com)
- The airbag system is a very clever and complex piece of kit which is made up of various components, which work together with the airbag control unit ECU, a highly advanced computerised part, to ensure this crucial safety device functions effectively. (breakeryard.com)
- The airbag system is referred to as a SRS, which stands for 'supplemental restraint system', which means the airbag system provides extra or supplementary safety protection to the car seatbelt, the primary restraint system, in a crash situation. (breakeryard.com)
- You can see why it is imperative that the airbag system is functioning fully, and that vital components, such as the airbag itself, are in sound working order to be able to respond accurately. (breakeryard.com)
- These advanced sensors monitor and measure factors such as brake pressure, wheel speed and which seats are occupied and sends this information to the airbag control unit ECU which is the control centre of the airbag system. (breakeryard.com)
- What if something goes wrong with the airbag system? (breakeryard.com)
- The airbag control unit ECU will regularly carry out routine diagnostic checks of the air bag system. (breakeryard.com)
- If the airbag control unit ECU picks up a fault, the air bag system warning light will illuminate on the dashboard. (breakeryard.com)
- Once the airbag system warning light illuminates, the system becomes inactive, which means if you have a crash the airbags will not work, so it is important to address the problem as soon as possible. (breakeryard.com)
- The ABS TwinBag system is the successor to the mono airbag. (abs-airbag.com)
- There are two 85-liter (22 gallons) airbags, one on each side, and the system has three critical advantages compared with mono airbags: The two airbags are positioned at the side of the body, keeping the victim as flat as possible on top of the avalanche. (abs-airbag.com)
- If a mono airbag tears, the entire system fails. (abs-airbag.com)
- The ABS TwinBag system has two independent 85-liter (22 gallons) airbags, giving it a life-and-death advantage over mono airbags. (abs-airbag.com)
- Honda says its service procedures recommend disconnecting the battery when working on the air bag system. (13wham.com)
- This Hit-Air motorcycle airbag vest is thoughtfully designed, with its airbag system positioned to give neck and tailbone as well as ribcage cushioning. (gadgetreview.com)
- The Hit-Air MLV-RC motorcycle vest also benefits from an ultra high speed inflator capable of deploying the system in just 250 milliseconds. (gadgetreview.com)
- According to studies, an airbag will activate within 55 milliseconds of impact. (breakeryard.com)
- If it takes longer than, say, 30 milliseconds to fully inflate (car airbags use an explosion to to this), then it would seem to be useless. (advrider.com)
- They do take far longer than explosive car airbags to inflate - closer to 500 milliseconds. (advrider.com)
- Described as "ticking time bombs," they have been implicated in a host of accidents, including a crash that nearly killed Karina Dorado when the defective replacement airbag in her Honda Accord exploded, sending shrapnel into her trachea. (lawyersandsettlements.com)
- Subsequently, links between Ms. Tran's death and the Takata air bag in her 2001 Honda Accord emerged when a letter from the automaker was discovered, urging Tran to get her car fixed because of defective air bags. (lieffcabraser.com)
- If you purchased a counterfeit air bag from eBay, it may be covered by that company's "Buyer Protection" program. (nhtsa.gov)
- At the June 27 meeting, he joined other executives in making a deep bow of contrition for the lives lost and shattered by the company's defective air-bag inflators. (hurriyetdailynews.com)
- At least five deaths have since been linked to the company's malfunctioning airbags. (lawyersandsettlements.com)
- Takata, the Japanese auto parts maker, will pay a $1 billion fine to the U.S. government after pleading guilty to hiding information about the likelihood that the company's car air bags could accidentally explode. (corpwatch.org)
- Wheeler also said the first Ford to carry air bags was the 1986 Tempo, the company's second most economical car, so the Tebbettses' claim that the company only wanted the rich to have air bags is false. (apnews.com)
- Honda says it has sufficient supplies of replacement air bags for owners who still need them. (foxbusiness.com)
- We don't know if, four or five years from now, these same problems will surface in these replacement air bags. (pbs.org)
- Consumers who bought replacement airbags online or who have purchased a used car that may have its airbags replaced in the past three years were also asked to check NHTSA's list. (cbslocal.com)
- Therefore, if you have deployed airbags in your car or if the bags themselves are broken or damaged for any reason, you'll need to pay for airbag module repair or airbag replacement in order to get them working again. (carsdirect.com)
- But like tens of thousands of other drivers, O'Lear has been told that replacement airbag-parts for her car won't be available until December 2019. (dallasnews.com)
- The company also must manufacture replacement parts for the bad bags. (dallasnews.com)
- Although it has some replacement parts available, the company is working with air bag makers to make additional inflators as soon as possible, spokesman John Cangany said. (nbcwashington.com)
- Frontal air bags have been standard equipment in all passenger cars since model year 1998 and in all SUVs, pickups and vans since model year 1999. (nhtsa.gov)
- If you or a loved one have suffered losses in this case, please click the link below and your complaint will be sent to a defective products lawyer who may evaluate your Defective Airbag Injury claim at no cost or obligation. (lawyersandsettlements.com)
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- The chemical that inflates the air bags can explode with too much force, blowing apart a metal inflator and sending shrapnel into the passenger compartment. (orlandosentinel.com)
- In pleading guilty, Takata admitted hiding evidence that millions of its air bag inflators can explode with too much force, hurling lethal shrapnel into drivers and passengers. (nbclosangeles.com)
- Terri was eight months pregnant in 1997 with Dominic when an airbag saved them in an accident. (freep.com)
- On Jan. 13, 1997, an airbag saved an 8-month pregnant Terri Vachher when the Ford Explorer SUV slammed head-on into the trailer of a semi-truck in Irvine, California. (freep.com)
- On January 13, 1997 an airbag saved an 8-month pregnant Terri Vachher. (freep.com)
- On January 13, 1997 an airbag saved an 8-month pregnant Terri Vachher when the Ford Explorer SUV slammed head-on into the trailer of a semi-truck in Irvine, California. (freep.com)
- We just purchased a 1997 vehicle, so these airbags are quite old. (smartmotorist.com)
- Also receive important guidance on how to safely position yourself and your passengers, as well as young ones in car seats and booster seats to prevent injury from air bags in a crash. (nhtsa.gov)
- Side-impact air bags inflate even more quickly since there is less space between the driver or passengers and the striking object, whether the interior of the vehicle, another vehicle, a tree, or a pole. (nhtsa.gov)
- Sitting as far back from the steering wheel or dashboard as possible and using seat belts help prevent drivers and passengers from being "too close" to a deploying frontal air bag. (nhtsa.gov)
- The airbag was developed to restrain drivers and passengers from getting into a terrible accident. (smore.com)
- This type of injury will be seen more frequently as more cars are equipped with air bags and should be suspected in drivers and passengers involved in accidents in which air bags have been activated. (cmaj.ca)
- If your airbags are broken or non functional for some reason other than having been deployed, you should plan on having them replaced as soon as possible in order to protect yourself and any other passengers in your car. (carsdirect.com)
- The passengers airbag is located either in or beneath the panelling on the passenger dashboard, and acts as a safety device in the same way, cushioning the passenger sitting in the front, in a frontal and rollover crash. (breakeryard.com)
- The airbags in the roof are located in a protective casing in the roof of the car above the heads of the driver and passengers, to protect the inhabitants of the car, particularly in a rollover crash or a high impact frontal crash. (breakeryard.com)
- Passengers and driver need to be seated properly and wearing seatbelts for the airbags to work effectively in a crash and to avoid receiving an injury from the airbags. (breakeryard.com)
- From 1987 to 2015, frontal air bags saved 44,869 lives. (nhtsa.gov)
- IIHS: Newer Frontal Airbags Compromising Protection? (thecarconnection.com)
- In a new research paper, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety suggests that the latest generation of frontal airbags isn't doing as good of a job protecting drivers who have belted up as the generation of bags before it. (thecarconnection.com)
- The airbag located in the hub of the steering wheel provides protection to the driver in a frontal and rollover crash. (breakeryard.com)
- Later research during the 1960s showed that compressed air could not inflate the mechanically based airbags fast enough for maximum safety, leading to the current chemical and electrically based airbags. (wikipedia.org)
- Passenger-side air bags are killing children, federal safety experts said. (latimes.com)
- COLUMN ONE : Making Air Travel Safe for Baby : Pressure is mounting to make infant safety seats mandatory on jetliners. (latimes.com)
- Still, properly functioning air bags greatly increase the odds of surviving a severe crash, especially if the driver follows other basic safety rules. (freep.com)
- The proposed rule to be unveiled today would require air bags to pass safety tests using crash dummies of all sizes--large adult, small adult, child and infant. (latimes.com)
- As recently as a few months ago, the traffic safety agency lacked a specific congressional mandate to overhaul the air bag rule, and it seemed paralyzed to act on its own. (latimes.com)
- Air bags have been called one of the most important safety technologies ever developed. (cnbc.com)
- The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration requires that the dashboard devices have a removable key and a light that goes on when the air bag is disconnected.But drivers apparently get confused about what the light means, said Steven Long, chief engineer with AirBag Options Inc., which makes air bag switches. (deseretnews.com)
- it is also renowned for its innovative motorcycle safety ideas such as its wearable airbags. (trendhunter.com)
- Will leadership shakeup help Takata tackle airbag safety concerns? (pbs.org)
- Back in mid-November, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration demanded that five companies and Takata declare the driver-side air bags defective across the country. (pbs.org)
- Just six months earlier, it had recalled in the United States 4,000 Accords and Civics, 2001 models, because degraded explosives in the air bag inflators could blow up more violently than expected, spewing metal parts into the car, according to documents provided to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. (dispatch.com)
- Most at risk are motorists who have had their airbags replaced over the past three years by a repair shop other than a new car dealership, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration officials said. (cbslocal.com)
- About 1.5 million airbags are deployed each year in police-reported tow-away crashes, Clarence Ditlow, executive director of the Center for Auto Safety, said. (cbslocal.com)
- In conditions that can be unpredictable to even the most experienced explorers, this bag adds another margin of safety. (mec.ca)
- Ford said the air bag warning light should go on, indicating a problem with the safety systems. (fox59.com)
- This graphic from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety shows an airbag expanding, shooting shrapnel toward the driver. (wgntv.com)
- Car owners who notice that the airbag light stays on should have their car investigated promptly to ensure safety in case of an accident. (reference.com)
- Car owners must obtain permission from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration before deactivating a manufacturer-installed air bag. (reference.com)
- They have written federal safety officials, members of Congress, even the White House, lobbying for safer air bags. (sun-sentinel.com)
- The Greenbergs don't dispute the safety benefits of air bags, which are credited with saving more than 900 lives since their introduction in the late 1980s. (sun-sentinel.com)
- What there should be is a program that prevents old air bags from being recycled," said Michael Brooks, acting director of the nonprofit Center for Auto Safety. (reviewjournal.com)
- It's a little more expensive than average for an airbag vest, but those looking for good coverage and excellent impact safety along with comfort may find the Helite motorcycle airbag vest well worth it. (gadgetreview.com)
- 4.8 out of 5 stars with 4 reviews for Black Diamond Jetforce Pro 25L Airbag - Unisex. (mec.ca)
- 4.3 out of 5 stars with 20 reviews for Black Diamond Jetforce Tour 26L Airbag - Unisex. (mec.ca)
- Available in black or high-visibility yellow with vintage-inspired silver reflective tape, this comfortable unisex motorcycle airbag vest benefits from very high levels of build and material quality. (gadgetreview.com)
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- An igniter in the inflator starts a chemical reaction that produces a harmless gas, which inflates the air bag within the blink of an eye - or less than 1/20th of a second. (nhtsa.gov)