Word forms: (regular plural) passive restraints
( Automotive engineering : Vehicle components , Bodywork, controls, and accessories )
A passive restraint
is any device, such as an air bag, that operates automatically to prevent you being
out of the seat
of a vehicle if there is a crash.
Passive restraints such as air bags or automatic seat belts are required in all vehicles.
The passive restraint rule required auto makers to install either air bags or automatically fastening seat
Air bags are significantly more expensive than other passive restraint devices.
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