History of Car safety

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  • The use of the four wheel hydraulic brake

    The use of the four wheel hydraulic brake
    the four wheel brake was introduced by Duesenburg in 1992 in their model A.
  • The standardising of safety glass on all fords

    The standardising of safety glass on all fords
    in all ford cars safety glass was standardised
  • Barrier CrashTest

    the first barrier crash test was performed by GM
  • The worlds first padded dashboard.

    the American Tucker was built with the first padded dashboard.
  • Standard disc brakes from Chrysler

    the Chrysler Crown Imperial was the first car to have standard disc brakes.
  • Developed the first rear facing childs seat.

    Volvo created the first rear facing childs seat.
  • The use of padded instrument panels, front and rear outboard lap belts

    The US market passenger cars were required to to be equipped with padded instrument panels, front and rear outboard lap belts, and white reverse backup lamps.
  • The use of head restraints

    The addition of head restraints to decrease whiplash from rear end crashes.
  • the offer of airbags.

    GM offered driver and passenger airbags.
  • The law that made wearing seat belts compulsory.

    the New York state passed the fisrt US law to require seat belt use.
    But since then all 50 states except for one have accepted tis law New Hampshire.
  • The use of the third central brake light

    mandated in North America the central brake light set similar standards for the world for automotive lighting.
  • frontal offset crash tests

    insurance institute for highway safety began to use frontal offset crash tests.
  • conducting side impact crash tests

    IIHS conducted the first side impact crash test.
  • roll over tests were performed

    National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). designed new tests to test rollover risks of new cars and SUV's.
    But the only car to get as five star rating was the Mazda RX-8.
  • Snowmotion was introduced

    Citroën became the first manufacturer to feature Snowmotion.
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    HISTORY OF CAR SAFETY