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Auto Industry Statement on Air Bags in Rear Seating Positions - Sunday, January 01, 2012

Safe Ride News asked the Global Automakers and the Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers (auto industry groups that, between the two, represent the U.S. divisions of every major vehicle brand) about the safety of children seated near side air bags in the rear seating area, including torso air bags.

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Inflatable Seat Belts Now Available on 2011 Ford Explorers - Saturday, April 02, 2011

Can Seat Belts That Inflate Coexist With Child Restraints?
As of March 2011, the touted inflatable seat belt becomes available as a $195 option for rear-seat positions in the 2011 Ford Explorer.  Ford has expressed much enthusiasm for this technology, which has been in development for many years.

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Advaned Air Bags and Pressure on the Back of the Front Passenger Seat - Monday, February 01, 2010

Question: Why do some vehicle manuals warn that nothing should press against the back of the front passenger seat or be placed under that seat? 

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Air Bag Danger in Parked Cars - Wednesday, August 01, 2007

Airbag dangers for younger children include mishaps that occur in parked vehicles.

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