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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.
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Children should ride in car safety seats until the vehicle seat belt fits them.
In addition, the top and bottom gripping surfaces help to prevent child car safety seats from slipping therefore reducing their effectiveness in the event of an accident.
Graham Strange, Coordinator for the Safer Middlesbrough Partnership, said: "It's vital we make people aware of these car safety and security tips if we really are going to drive down car crime.
Malcolm Harbour, who lives in Solihull, who has led a number of projects in car safety, experienced simulated car crashes staged with and without electronic stability control.
Neil Ellison, road safety team leader at Stockton Council, said: "We are pleased to work in partnership with Cleveland Fire Brigade in promoting in car safety, particularly at this time with the introduction of new legislation.
Christopher Macgowan, chief executive of the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders, said: 'These results demonstrate the industry-wide commitment to improving new car safety.
New car safety is improving dramatically if crash test results are anything to go by, according to the organisation which represents Britain's car makers and importers.
Blaenau Gwent and Torfaen also show huge decreases - and the dramatic reductions are being linked to improved car safety, seat belts and airbags, and drink-driving campaigns.
Grandparents may be able to benefit the most from the booklet: A Nissan survey revealed that 21 percent of grandparents said they never use a car safety seat when their grandchildren (8 or younger) are passengers in their car, even though more than 5 million American grandparents serve as primary child-care providers for working parents.
New business manager Mr Tim Jones says the privately-owned company was approached in autumn 1997 by Sweden's Autoliv, the world's biggest producer of internal car safety systems.
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Ivarsson said, 'This is naturally an immense honour for me, but above all, invaluable verification that Volvo is now reinforcing its leading position in car safety.