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Old 09-29-2007, 02:26 PM
KneadToKnow KneadToKnow is offline
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Originally Posted by Pushkin
It never made much sense to me, the driver having the steering wheel right in front of them to knock themselves out on or get trapped under. I considered that drivers usually have an airbag on lower levels of trim when a passenger might not have, does that sound sensible as an answer?
No data, but the way the idea that the driver's seat is safer was explained to me is that that selfsame steering wheel keeps you from going through the windshield. Keep in mind, this was before airbags.