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Early Airbag Tests

Faced with mounting highway fatalities in the early 1970s, the federal government ordered automakers to develop inflatable safety airbags. NBC News reports on the difficulties encountered by mechanical engineers in their effort to develop the safety device.

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    Faced with mounting highway fatalities in the early 1970s, the federal government ordered automakers to develop inflatable safety airbags. NBC News reports on the difficulties encountered by mechanical engineers in their effort to develop the safety device.

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