safety - Mohit Patel 03/02/2009 Assignment # 4 Safety...

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Mohit Patel 03/02/2009 Assignment # 4 Safety features in Automobile The biggest factor of good car is safety; without all the safety features, most people wouldn’t be able to survive in fatal crashes. The automobile companies are developing new technologies to enhance vehicle safety. New features like air bags, electronic stability, and anti-lock brakes ensure that safety comes first when driving an automobile. My family has been involved in multiple accidents. Without some of these features we would not have been able to survive. Airbags have not just saved drivers’ (me) lives, but also the passengers in front and back too. My dad always tells us to buy car which has more safety features than the ones that are more luxurious. Air bags were first installed in the 80’s; before that people around world relied on safety belts. In a crash, the sensors ignite a chemical, sodium azide, which releases harmless nitrogen gas to instantly inflate the bag. Inflammation of bag takes a millisecond and saves a person from hitting their head on the steering wheel and then immediately starts deflating. In a low-level collision, the system inflates the front air bags
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