Side airbags for 2013

Posted on Friday, 7 September 2007 , 08:09:40 byEmil

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Side airbags for 2013

A last month report says the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has made an announcement with the new regulation demanding side airbags on all vehicles sold in the U.S. The new regulation will take effect in 2013, not only making side airbags standard but also changing the requirement of how much space the airbags need. The change occurred because of some airbags deploying too low in accidents with larger autos.

Carmakers have set a 2009 self-imposed deadline for basic side airbags, the government says this will reduce fatalities – 1 000 people a year.