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In case of a car crash involving a side impact, air curtains deploy to provide a cushion between a passenger’s head and the side of the vehicle.
In case of a car crash involving a side impact, air curtains deploy to provide a cushion between a passenger’s head and the side of the vehicle. (Insurance Institute For Highway Safety Photos) Insurance Institute For Highway Safety Photos

New technologies raise the bar on highway safety

Stability control, air curtains are more available

By Christopher Jensen
Globe Correspondent / February 18, 2007

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It's not uncommon for car shoppers to dither over color, options, or price. But safety specialists recommend two new safety technologies as must buys: electronic stability control and air curtains. (Full article: 838 words)

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