TITLE

Volvo Trucks marks 50 years of its three-point safety belt

PUB. DATE
September 2009
SOURCE
Trailer / Body Builders;Sep2009, Vol. 50 Issue 11, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the introduction of the three-point safety belt by Volvo Trucks in its 50th anniversary in 2009. It expresses concern over the low use of the three-point belt among truck drivers in several countries. Based on the accident research of Volvo Trucks, only one out of 15 truck driver facilities was wearing a safety belt. The first delivery of Volvo PV544, the first vehicle with three-point safety belt as standard, was made on August 13, 1959.
ACCESSION #
44768857

 

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