car safety

(redirected from Automobile safety)
Also found in: Dictionary, Wikipedia.

car safety

A mechanical device attached to an elevator car frame, or to the counterweight frame, designed to stop and hold the car or counterweight in case of a predetermined overspeed of the car or its free fall, or in the event that its hoisting ropes slacken.
References in periodicals archive ?
Pregnant Occupant Biomechanics - Advances in Automobile Safety Research provides substantial new analysis and summary data about pregnant occupant biomechanics and serves as a complete resource for issues relating to the pregnant occupant.
This book is descended from his PhD dissertation on US automobile safety legislation during the same period, which was inspired by the lack of concern by manufacturers, politicians, and the general population about the actual numbers of car drivers and passengers killed in the US on a daily basis--in total about five times the total number of US war dead during the country's entire history.
He has written on important and weighty topics such as war, automobile safety, race in America, human relationships and politics, winning four Emmy awards in the process.
While noting that car accidents fell substantially from the 1990s thanks to improved automobile safety and increased seatbelt usage, the report called for improving sidewalks and addressing illegal parking to reduce accidents involving pedestrians and cyclists.
Kruder said the increase is due, in part, to tire dealers taking a more active role in support of the NHTSA law, Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Act, in the interest of tire and overall automobile safety.
AFI 91-207 (1 Oct 95), The US Air Force Traffic Safety Program, deals mostly with motorcycle and automobile safety.
Thanks to today's automobile safety equipment, I hope I don't meet the same fate as Dean did.
A critical analysis of Peltzman's "The effects of automobile safety regulation.
Tokyo, Japan, Oct 22, 2005 - (JCNN) - Takata, a manufacturer of automobile safety devices, will market a new child seat, takata312-neo junior seat, which protects kids from side collisions, from November.
Fluoridation is recognized by the Centers for Disease Control as one of the 10 greatest achievements in public health of the 20th century, up there with vaccines and automobile safety advances.
USDOT recently donated "Vince and Larry" crash test dummy costumes and related automobile safety items to the Smithsonian Institution.
Decades of efforts by the insurance industry and advocacy groups have increased automobile safety significantly, according to a new study by the Washington D.