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a safety restraint in an automobile

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7 million car owners in the country to get the air bags fixed, following concerns that a defect in air bags are causing death and serious injury to the driver or passengers.
In each case, the air bags are made by Japanese supplier Takata.
If an occupant is unbelted or very small, or the car is traveling very slowly, the air bag may not deploy because it could cause even more severe injuries.
The company further said that the power steering assist function could also become inoperable, if the air bag control module is damaged, making the vehicles difficult to turn.
On the sixth day of the sixth month, we are pleased to celebrate doubling the size of our Anion nylon 6,6 air bag fiber manufacturing facility," says Jeff Brown, executive vice president Invista Performance Surfaces & Matedals.
The automaker has developed a frontal air bag for the driver that is designed with a different type of venting.
Despite the possible reduction in mortality with air bag use, concern still remains that air bag deployment may also inflict injury during an MVC.
The air bag type Goldwing Motorcycle comes in the color of pearl gray white and is priced at 3,465,000 yen.
3) Then, warnings on sun visors were required to warn occupants to "not install rearward-facing child seats in any front passenger seat position," "not sit or lean unnecessarily close to the air bag," and "not place any objects over the air bag or between the air bag and yourself.
Chrysler Group, a division of DaimlerChrysler AG, said the air bag system might not be compatible with some rear-facing child seat models if the passenger seat is adjusted all the way forward and an air bag deploys.
The system, which Honda says is the world's first air bag system for mass-produced motorcycles, will help reduce the severity of injuries caused by frontal collisions.
Such was the case in the early-to-mid 1990s, when air bags became mandatory in new cars, Quicker than an air bag can inflate after a crash, thieves went after these high-value items, leading State Farm Insurance Company to calculate in 1996 that 50,000 air bags are stolen every year in the United States, amounting to a $50 million problem.
Any information that you could tell me about air bag safety would be greatly appreciated.
Air bags, which are inflated by gas from a rapidly burning propellant and sometimes also from a pressurized cartridge, have caused nonfatal injuries including broken bones, burns, and eye damage, although the damage may have been worse in many cases had the air bag not deployed.
The $22,985 LX includes dual air bag, 4-wheel-disc-anti-lock brakes, air conditioning, cruise control, a tilt steering column and seating for six ($23,395) or seven.