September 2003
Time International (South Pacific Edition);9/8/2003, Issue 35, p83
The article focuses on a new report from the U.S. Insurance Institute for Highway Safety which finds that side air bags save lives and may ultimately be as vital as seat belts--especially when they offer head protection. Using data on driver's-side collisions, it found that drivers whose vehicles had side air bags with head protection were 53% less likely to die than those without them.


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