Car Safety Technology

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  • Seatbelt

    Seatbelt
    A seat belt is a safety harness designed to secure the person in the car from harmful movement that may result during a collision or a sudden stop. A seat belt reduces the possibility of injury in a traffic collision by stopping the person in the car from hitting hard against interior elements of the car.
  • Antilock Brake System

    Antilock Brake System
    An antilock brake system (ABS) prevents a vehicle’s wheels from locking during braking. it is a key factor in avoiding a collision.
  • Traction Control

    Traction Control
    Traction control systems improve vehicle stability by controlling the amount the drive wheels can slip when you apply excess power. The system automatically adjusts the engine power output and, in some systems, applies braking force to selected wheels during acceleration.
  • Airbags

    Airbags
    An airbag is a person restraint system is made of of a flexible envelope designed to inflate rapidly during a car crash. Its purpose is to cushion someone during a crash and provide protection to their bodies when they hit interior objects such as the steering wheel or a window.
  • Electronic Stability Control

    Electronic Stability Control
    Electronic stability control (which is offered under various trade names) is designed to assist drivers in maintaining control of their vehicles during extreme steering maneuvers. Electronic stability control senses when a vehicle is starting to spin out (oversteer) or plow out (understeer), and it automatically applies the brake to a single wheel. It is intended to reduce the occurrence of crashes in which vehicles veer off the road and strike curbs, soft shoulders, guard rails and other object