Safety Features

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  • ABS brakes

    ABS brakes
    tha Aniti-lock braking system are a standard safety feature on cars today. Anti-lock braking systems can be traced all the way back to the 1920s, when engineers first applied the concept of an automatic override braking system to aircraft brakes
  • The Seat Belt

    The Seat Belt
    The seat belt was first made compulsory to wear (front seats) in Victoria, Australia 1970. prior to that, the number of people coming in to hospitals due to car crashes was decreased by 50%. It has been made much more effective over the years by including features like the pre-tentioning mechanism
  • Air Bags

    Air Bags
    Air bags were developed in the late 1960 by General Motors in the USA. Front airbags are now standard on nearly every new vehicle, side airbags are also becoming very common. They provide extra protection to the upper body in a side-on impact.
  • Electronic stability control

    Electronic stability control
    Electronic Stability Control helps drivers to avoid crashes by reducing the danger of skidding, or losing control as a result of over-steering. It uses computer controlled technology to apply individual brakes and help bring the car safely back on track, without the danger of fish-tailing.
  • Tyre pressure monitoring system

    Tyre pressure monitoring system
    The TPMS uses a warning light on the dashboard to alert the driver when a tire is significantly under-inflated. tyres in this condition are much more prone to tire failure. The standard for this warning is to signal the driver when the tyre pressure is 25% below the tire manufacturer's recommended inflation pressure.