The easiest solution is to place children under 12 in the rear seat, as recommended since November, 1996, by the federal government. Unfortunately, this is a band-aid fix because the rear seat poses serious restraint fit problems for small occupants. Besides, many vehicles do not contain a rear seat. Also, some parents or caregivers have more […]
During a frontal impact, front airbags deploy at speeds approaching 225 mph; in less time than it takes to blink an eye. The majority of all crash speeds are below a 20 mph Delta Velocity. Therefore, since airbag deployment thresholds are 8-12 mph Delta Velocity, there are far too many unnecessary deployments.
Subaru is recalling certain model year 2012 Legacy and Outback vehicles, manufactured from December 1, 2011, through December 23, 2011.
ASK THE VEHICLE SAFETY LAWYER – Children & Airbags This is a very intelligent question because you obviously realize that if your vehicle has front airbags, than the safest place for your children that are under age 12 is in the rear seat.
ASK THE VEHICLE SAFETY LAWYER – Small Drivers Not only can the airbag can seriously injure you, it can kill you. Second and third generation airbags, even though, they have been de-powered from the mid 1990’s, still deploy outward at 300 mph.