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Old 08-12-2019, 09:28 PM
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Default The Knee Airbags In Your Vehicle Only Help Real-World Dummies

It turns out that knee airbags have little benefit – except possibly to dummies who don't wear seatbelts.

A new study conducted by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) reveals that knee airbags found in more and more vehicles don’t actually have a demonstrated benefit to buckled passengers. That is really no big surprise since they were designed to protect dummies. Not crash test dummies. Rather, dummies that don’t fasten their safety belts. The study includes the basic summary, “…the knee airbag — has a negligible effect on injury risk and, in fact, may even increase it in some cases…”

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