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Future of airbags

mars 1st, 2015 | by Redaktionen Realgymnasiet
When we were in Motala I also saw that not any cars used airbags. So I also looked into when airbags first came to be a thing. Airbags were first shown in the 1960’s 70’s and it was placed only in the steering wheel. But...
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Future of seatbelts

mars 1st, 2015 | by Redaktionen Realgymnasiet
When we visited Motala Fordonsmuseum I saw that many cars back in the days didn’t have seatbelt. So I looked into some research on the seatbelt to see when it was invented. Seatbelts started to be built in cars in the 1950’s....
LED Headlights
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LED Headlights

februari 28th, 2015 | by Redaktionen Realgymnasiet
Inspired by our fieldtrip to a museum with mainly old vehicles I decided to look into headlights because that was the only safety feature on cars for a very long time. The article I found is about LED headlights and nicely...
Evolution of Safety
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Evolution of Safety

februari 28th, 2015 | by Redaktionen Realgymnasiet
Inspired by our fieldtrip to a museum with mainly old vehicles I found an article about the evolution of safety in cars. Most of the cars in the museum didn’t have safety belts and the only safety features there where were...
5 Car Safety Features
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5 Car Safety Features

februari 28th, 2015 | by Redaktionen Realgymnasiet
This article covers five different, a bit newer, safety features. It covers forward-collision avoidance systems, lane departure warning systems, adaptive headlights, speed and curve warnings and event data recorders. It covers...
Adaptive Cruise Control
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Adaptive Cruise Control

februari 28th, 2015 | by Redaktionen Realgymnasiet
This article is about adaptive cruise control, short ACC (also called active cruise control, autonomous cruise control, intelligent cruise control, or radar cruise control). The article covers everything from how they work and...
Curtain Airbags
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Curtain Airbags

februari 28th, 2015 | by Redaktionen Realgymnasiet
This article is about curtain airbags. Curtain airbags are airbags that, during a crash, deploy inside the car in front of the side windows to protect you from things like trees that you might crash into. The article isn’t that...
Blind Spot Safety Detection
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Blind Spot Safety Detection

februari 28th, 2015 | by Redaktionen Realgymnasiet
This article is about a safety feature called blind spot safety detection. This feature helps drivers to detect, for example, other cars that you can’t see because they are in your blind spot. The article mentions what the...
The Physics Behind Seat Belt Safety
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The Physics Behind Seat Belt Safety

februari 28th, 2015 | by Redaktionen Realgymnasiet
It is estimated that wearing a seatbelt reduces the risk of car-accident fatalities by 45 percent and this article explains the physics behind seatbelts and how they work. The article is not that long but very informing. It...
Airplane Safety
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Airplane Safety

februari 28th, 2015 | by Redaktionen Realgymnasiet
This article is about airplane safety, it mentions everything from design to pilots and airport control. It starts with explaining why flying is generally safer. Everything that has to do with airplanes is meticulously controlled...