Category Archive: New In The Auto Industry

Oct 26

Pop Up Convertible Roll Bars

Heads Up! Convertibles have pop up roll bars.  These things are designed to pop out (in 1/5  of a second) behind the back seats to protect the occupants in the case of a roll over.  Imagine holding c-spine behind a patient and having one of these deploy into you. Disconnect the battery, and the electronics …

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Oct 10

Seat Belt Airbags

The seat belt airbag has been around for awhile now, but I thought I should put up a reminder.  These are currently being used in the 2011 Ford Explorers and a few other vehicles.  Notice the location of the high pressure inflation cylinders on the Crash Recovery System screenshot. You may encounter these cylinders while …

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Oct 10

Center Front Seat Airbags

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