Look for safety design features incorporated into the body of a vehicle that can provide greater protection to you and your passengers if you crash
Most crash injuries happen when you collide with something inside your car, such as the steering wheel or door. Improving interior safety reduces the chance of serious injury.
Seat belts save lives. They support you if you're in a crash or when a vehicle stops suddenly. The force on seat belts can be as much as 20 times your weight - this is how hard you'd hit the inside of your vehicle without restraint.
Airbags work together with safety belts to protect you in a crash
© 2018 NZ Transport Agency, all rights reserved
New Zealand Government