Word forms: (regular plural) safety cages
nounOther vehicle parts that protect passengersair bagbull barsbumperroll cageside impact bar (Automotive engineering: Vehicle components, Bodywork, controls, and accessories) A safety cage is a rigid part of the body of a vehicle that surrounds the passenger compartment and protects passengers during a crash. ⇒ The body of the car needs to be assembled around the safety cage. ⇒ This model has been extensively crash-tested, and boasts a tough steel safety cage and energy absorbing bumpers. ⇒ Devices designed to protect occupants in impact include a safety cage around the passenger cabin and side impact protection.
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