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seat belt

1. a belt or strap worn in a vehicle to restrain forward motion in the event of a collision
2. a similar belt or strap worn in an aircraft at takeoff and landing and in rough weather

Seat Belt


a protective device that holds the driver or passenger of an automobile in the seat in the event of an emergency situation. The use of seat belts significantly lowers the severity of the consequences if a vehicle should be involved in a collision, overturn, or suddenly reduce its speed. Seat belts are also used in airplanes.

lap belt

A safety belt that fastens across the lap. Also called a seat belt.

safety belt

A belt installed at the aircraft seat to hold the occupants tight in their seats. Also called a seat belt or a lap belt.
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2010) utilized a rigid fixture to simulate curb-trip rollovers and found that seatbelt pretensioner deployment time played a primary role on the occupant kinematics.
Dealers will remove and replace the front driver and/or passenger safety belt retractor and pretensioner assembly at no cost to the customer.
It isdesigned to provide the driver witha view of people or objects in the rearward path of the vehicle * Standard four-wheel-disc brake system with ABS featuring smooth, quiet operation, longer pad life and more resistance to brake pulsation * Pretensioners minimize forward movementduring a collisionand are standard on the front safety belts.
The pyrotechnical seat belt pretensioners make the S60 one of safest cars on Indian roads.
Safety is top of the agenda with up to half a dozen airbags, double seatbelt pretensioners, an active anti-whiplash head restraint system, and optional ESP.
Standard kit on that base model includes radio/ CD player, power steering, immobiliser, electric front windows, driver and passenger airbags and seat-belt pretensioners.
Safety gear covers all the angles with six airbags, five threepoint seat belts with double pretensioners and load limiters, a collapsible pedal unit and steering column, an antiwhiplash system and Isofix child seat attachments.
The main safety specifications of Peugeot 207i are ABS, driver and passenger airbags, engine immobilizer, 3-point inertia belts with pretensioners, front seat belt height adjuster, remote central locking, automatic door unlock system (in the case of airbags deploy due to an accident) and Automatic door lock at 10km/h.
There are also seatbelt pretensioners and a pedal retraction system that pulls the pedal box away from the car's occupants in the event of a frontal collision, reducing the risk of lower leg injury.
All models have power steering, electronic stability control, climate control, cruise control, parking sensors, electric operation of the windows and mirrors, front seatbelt pretensioners, front and side airbags and radio data service.
As well as a reinforced bodyshell, Nissan has also stated that the new Micra will be offered with ABS, ESP, six airbags and seatbelt pretensioners as standard in Europe which makes the Micra impressively well speci-fied on the safety front.