• Business Law Cases Air Bag
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    CHRYSLER-Case Jury Orders Big Payment CITE: The Wall Street Journal, Friday, February 19, 1999. Page A 3. FACTS: Chrysler Corp. was the first United States manufacturer to install air bags on the driver s side. These air bags were installed on entire line of domestic passenger cars in the late 1988, 1989 and 1990. In July 1992, when Louise Crawley drove her 1989 Chrysler LeBaron and collided with another car, the air bag deployed. The deploying of the air bag burned her left hand. At the time, ...
  • Air Bag Systems Bags Risk
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    The Danger Of Air Bags And The Proposed Improvements Including Advanced Air Bag Systems The Danger of Air Bags and the Proposed Improvements including Advanced Air Bag Systems Introduction to Air Bags In today's fast paced world, the amount of automobile travel increases more and more each year. With this increase in travel, there has been a much larger demand for safety in automobiles, and this includes air bags and other restraint systems. To put the use of airbags in perspective, since their ...
  • Car Safety Air Bags
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    Auto-related deaths and injuries place a stain on society. In addition to causing grief and suffering, vehicle crashes add billions to the cost of health care and vehicle insurance. Buying a safer car can help consumers confidently identify the safest vehicles. Each year about 40, 000 Americans lose their lives in motor vehicle collisions. This means that one in 8. 5 drivers are involved in an automobile collision and one out of nine hospital beds are occupied by a victim of an auto-related inci...
  • Air Bag Seat Injury Vehicle
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    According to statistics, motor vehicle accidents are the number one leading cause of unintentional injury-related deaths, making up close to 45% and more than quadrupling all other causes. Although these statistics can be overwhelming knowing that driving a motor vehicle on a daily basis comes with a lot of risk, an individuals chance of injury can be lowered by following basic rules of safety. The American Trauma Society believes that the injury rate could be reduced by 50% if people would simp...
  • Air Bags Can Kill
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    Air Bags Can Kill Even though air bags are designed to save lives, they can be harmful or fatal to some people. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has recognized this concern and has made efforts to reduce injuries caused by air bag deployment by allowing the installation of a switch that turns off air bags. But in order to have a switch installed, the driver must file a request for an air bag on-off switch. People shouldn't have to seek permission from the government to disable ...
  • Development Of Automobile Safety
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    Nowadays, along with the development and increase of economical level, the automobile has become an essential and important transport. Also, it leads to another problem: traffic accident. Over the last century, there were more crashes in U. S than the number of the wars that Americans have been through. Therefore, people started to notice that they need the automobile safety to protect themselves. Over the last 100 years, the automobile safety has changed a lot to give out the best protection t...
  • Automotive Air Bags Auto Policy Change
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    American politics, for better or worse, is prone to elitist control of various issues, some of which affect the general public in significant ways. This system is described by the distributive model of politics, where people representing narrow segments of society with high stakes in a particular issue influence public policy to a substantial degree. This explanation of policy making can be effectively used to examine and explain some political actions. However, the model is not without its flaw...
  • Oct 1998 Internet Seat Driving Front
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    The Future of Sport Utility Vehicles Many sources say you see more trucks and SUVs on the road than any other vehicle. According to these sources, Sport-Utility Vehicles are hotter than ever, climbing from seven percent of new car sales in 1990 to 16 percent in 1997. Automakers both here and in other countries are rushing to compete in this lucrative market; just about every brand has or soon will have at least one SUV to offer. Cadillac, Porsche, BMW, and even Volkswagen are planning to introdu...
  • Air Bag Seat Injury Safety
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    Air Bag Safety For The Prevention Of Air Bag Safety For The Prevention Of Injury And Death According to statistics, motor vehicle accidents are the number one leading cause of unintentional injury-related deaths, making up close to 45% and more than quadrupling all other causes. Although these statistics can be overwhelming knowing that driving a motor vehicle on a daily basis comes with a lot of risk, an individuals chance of injury can be lowered by following basic rules of safety. The America...
  • Air Bags Can Kill
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    Air Bags Can Kill Beginning January 19, 1998, the final rule allows repair shops and dealers to install on-off switches that allow air bags in passenger cars and light trucks to be turned on and off in appropriate circumstances. Dealers and repair shops cannot perform this work without an authorization letter from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). Vehicle owners can get this authorization letter by filling out a request form developed by NHTSA and sending it to the agen...
  • Airbags Air Bags Bag Body Car
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    Air bags have been used in automobiles since the 1980 s. The trend gathered momentum in the early and mid 1990 s, during which major car manufacturers repeatedly boasted putting airbags in their new models for the driver. Beginning in 1998, driver- and passenger-side air bags have been required by law for all new cars in the United States. The air bag, however, was not born in a design room at the Ford Motor Company. The first inflatable device patented to help prevent injuries from crashes actu...