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Molecular medicine A popular term for the configuration of FSH’s beta-subunit which wraps around and stabilises the beta-FSH dimer, critical for binding of FSH to its receptor. See FSH
Public health A nylon strap with a quick-release buckle—a waist belt, shoulder belt, or harness—in a motor vehicle, intended to minimise jostling in an MVA; nonuse of seat belts is a major factor in RTA/MVA-related morbidity and mortality
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Safety belt is a harness designed to protect the occupant of a vehicle against harmful movement which may result during a collision or a sudden halt.
the wider adoption of inflatable safety belts has the potential to make travel
Also, it is proven that over 80% of traffic fatalities occur within 25 kilometers of your house so even when quickly heading to the supermarket, wearing a safety belt is highly recommended.
"During last year's campaign more than 2,000 people were prosecuted for not wearing a safety belt.
"In November, we issued 2,690 violations for safety belts alone," said Major Al Dossary.
The safety belt (seat belt), as part of overall occupant restraint system is intended to reduce injuries by stopping the wearer from hitting hard interior elements of the vehicle or other passengers, respectively the so-called second impact, http://en.academic.ru/dic.nsf/enwiki/7248718 and by preventing the passenger from being thrown-out from the vehicle.
The Prince - Royal patron of the Commission for Global Road Safety - made the special international award as part of celebrations mark-k ing the 50th anniversary of the invention of the three-point safety belt by Volvo engineer Nils Bohlin.
The Prince - Royal patron of the Commission for Global Road Safety - made the special international award as part of celebrations marking the 50th anniversary of the invention of the three-point safety belt by Volvo engineer Nils Bohlin.
Convenient handles attached to the sled or attached to a treestand safety belt harness allow for easier dragging.
They drove the car home, but the door still sticks, the indicators have stopped working, and now a safety belt has jammed.
Volvo engineer Nils Bohlin invented the V-shaped three-point safety belt in the late 1950s, and it has been a standard feature on the front and rear seats of all Volvo cars as far back as 1967, prior to any other car.
In August 1959, Volvo engineer Nils Bohlin perfected the three-point safety belt which has been mandatory on all UK cars since 1983 - and today we "clunk-click every trip".