automotive restraint


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automotive restraint

A seat belt, lap belt, shoulder harness, or child car seat designed to protect passengers in a motor vehicle from injury during an accident.
See also: restraint
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We found that young children might acquire the motor skills to unbuckle from restraints before developing the cognitive ability to understand the necessity of automotive restraints," said Lilia Reyes, clinical fellow in Yale School of Medicine's Department of Pediatrics.
Some specific topics explored include older children in automotive restraints, cervical range of motion data in children, comparison of child body dimensions with rear seat geometry, and the status of injury biomechanics for the development of child dummies.
and later became Director of Automotive Restraints Engineering and Business Development with TRW in Detroit, Mich.
Based on fundamental occupant protection principles and years of sled impact testing of both wheelchair tie-down and occupant restraint systems (WTORS) and wheelchairs, new standards have been developed for wheelchair "tie downs," occupant restraints, and wheelchairs that provide for a comparable level of frontal-impact performance as that required for automotive restraints and seats by federal standards.
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