Vehicle Safety System's Hidden Dangers
- Is there a greater risk of dying in a car crash when other passengers are unrestrained? Redelmeier, Donald A.; Van Spall, Harriette G. C. // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;6/8/2004, Vol. 170 Issue 12, p1793
Discusses research being done on the risk of dying in a car crash when other passengers are not wearing seatbelts. Reference to a study by P. Cummings and F. P. Rivara in the 2004 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association"; Direct benefit from wearing a seatbelt when travelling;...
- To Serve and Protect. Wilhite, Charles // Automotive Body Repair News;Apr2003, Vol. 42 Issue 4, p62
Focuses on the importance of passenger safety in times of collision. Significance of understanding various systems that protect passengers; Details of the primary concerns in cars; Use of seat belts to protect the driver and passengers.
- How safe is your car? What insurance data say. // Consumers' Research Magazine;Nov95, Vol. 78 Issue 11, p17
Presents statistical information on the safety of cars in the event of car crashes. Insurance data listed. INSET: Injury and collision loss experience for 1992-1994 model cars..
- Mandatory STABILITY CONTROL. Cameron, Kevin // Cycle World;May2010, Vol. 49 Issue 5, p14
The article reports on the move of the U.S. government to make electronic stability control (ESC) mandatory in all cars in the country by 2012 with the aim to minimize car crashes.
- From the ed. Page, Ewen // Motor;Nov96, Vol. 44 Issue 6, p5
Explains the urgency of promoting automobile safety to reduce the incidents of car accidents in Australia. Importance of improving the driving skills of motorists; Uselessness of the cars' safety features in the hands of reckless drivers.
- Safety in cars. Saunders, Carol Silverman // Current Health 2;Apr96, Vol. 22 Issue 8, p16
Discusses safety in automobiles in the United States. Reduction of motor-vehicle deaths by 1994; National Safety Council's report on injuries and deaths due to car crashes; Use and effectiveness of safety belts, anti-lock braking systems (ABS), and air bags in automobiles; Information on...
- Belts plus bags cut death rates in crashes. // Ward's Auto World;May95, Vol. 31 Issue 5, p20
Presents a graph outlining driver deaths per 100,000 registered vehicles during the period 1986 to 1993. Death rates for vehicles with seat belts only; Death rates for vehicles with seat belts and air bags.
- ROLE OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT SYSTEMIN DISASTER RISK REDUCTION:A CASE STUDY OF PUNJAB PROVINCE IN PAKISTAN. Mayo, S. M.; Ahmad, I.; Mirza, A. I.; Rahman, A.; Sharif, M. B. // Pakistan Journal of Science;Dec2013, Vol. 65 Issue 4, p523
Disasters whether natural or human induced leave behind a trail of destruction and misery, yet they also provide learning points for disaster risk management. Natural disasters which commonly includes; earthquakes, landslides, floods, wind storms, lightening, drought, etc. and human induced...
- Safety tech slashes deaths on road. // Auto Express;11/20/2013, Issue 1295, p23
The article discusses the results of a study which showed a 40 percent drop in the number of road deaths in the past 50 years due to the compulsory use of seatbelts and child seats and changes to car design, published in the "Emergency Medicine Journal."