1974 ACCIDENT EXPERIENCE WITH AIR CUSHION RESTRAINT SYSTEMS

An air cushion restraint system has been available to the public on certain model passenger cars since January 1974. In response to this opportunity to obtain field experience, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has established a nationwide reporting network and investigative capability for accidents involving air-bag equipped cars. This paper summarizes the experience during the first year of the program, during which time the rate of accident occurrence was far less than originally expected. /SAE/

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  • Pagination: 30 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00099015
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Report/Paper Numbers: SAE #750190
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Oct 18 1975 12:00AM