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OUCH: Dry Slope Ski Jumper Misses The Airbag

You’d think they would pad up that gap a little better for instances like this. OUCH!


Mercedes Recalls Thousands Of Cars Over Faulty Airbags

DETROIT (AP) — Mercedes is recalling more than 126,000 cars and SUVs in the U.S. to fix a problem that can cause the air bags to inflate without a crash. 174 more words


Airbag maker fined $70 million, could hit record $200 million

Federal regulators said Tuesday they have imposed a $70 million fine — and the potential for a record $200 million civil penalty — on a manufacturer of recalled airbags linked to eight deaths and close to 100 injuries. 398 more words


JetForce Airbag

What’s the first word on a skiers lips as they step out of the telepherique for their first off piste line of the day; powder, freshies, gnarly, drop-in’s? 323 more words

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Let The Air Out of The Bag

I have a lot of hot air on the subject of air bags (or airbag) which goes beyond the misleading portrayals in movies but will do my best to keep this post brief, to the point, like any real-working air bag might during its deployment. 515 more words


Situation 'critical' as under 30% of airbags fixed in Fla., risk areas

About 29.5 percent of recalled Takata airbags in high-humidity areas including South Florida have been fixed, but federal officials said Thursday repairs must happen much faster in the region seen as carrying the highest risk. 348 more words


Small Number Of 2015 GM Vehicles Added To Massive Airbag Recall

With some 19 million vehicles already recalled for airbags that could explode and shoot deadly shrapnel at passengers, a few hundred more might seem inconsequential.  But the latest General Motors cars added to the massive ongoing recall of vehicles with Takata airbags are the first from model year 2015. 217 more words