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SIDE-CURTAIN AIR BAG [1 record]

Record 1 2012-10-12

English

Subject field(s)
  • Safety Equipment (Motor Vehicles and Bicycles)
CONT

The curtain airbags drop from under the vehicles headliner and rapidly unfold and inflate along the side windows to protect front and rear occupants from head and neck injuries during a side collision. Electronic sensors along the sides of the vehicle detect a side impact and deploy the airbags.

Key term(s)
  • head curtain air bag
  • side-curtain airbag
  • window air bag
  • curtain air bag

French

Domaine(s)
  • Sécurité (Véhicules automobiles et bicyclettes)
DEF

Coussin gonflable qui se déploie le long des vitres d’un véhicule lors d’un choc latéral, afin de protéger la tête de ses occupants.

OBS

rideau gonflable : terme et définition publiés au Journal officiel de la République française le 23 décembre 2007.

Spanish

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