RSS

Safety features of a car

08 Aug

In making a car safer to drive, engineers have to overcome these two factors that are inertia effect and impulsive force. Here are some safety features incorporated in a car:

Safety belt – help to hold the passengers in their position during collision to prevent them from being thrown forward due to inertia.

Front and rear crumple zone – easily crushed to increase the time of impact.
Shatter-proof windscreen – it will not break into pieces easily.

Airbags – to increase the time of impact and to cushion the driver from being hitting the front of the car.


Passenger safety case – reinforced to protect passenger.
Collapsible steering – to increase the time of collision if the driver crashes against it.
ABS braking system – to prevent the car from skidding if sudden brake is applied.
Headrests – prevent the passengers from suffering severe neck injury.
Padded dashboard – increases time interval of collision so that impulsive force is reduced.

 

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

 
%d bloggers like this: