National Geographic : 1971 Sep
The Jones family just survived a 50 mph crash. So thatyou can too, in a couple of years. If they can survive, so can you. The Joneses help test the life-saving abilities of new concepts in auto safety to make cars safer for you in the future. Right now, the Mr. Jones at work testing one Joneses are in of the experimental systems, volved in crash the Air Bag. This device senses impact, inflates, saves tests in the search your life, then deflates - all in less than a second. for a passive re- straint system. A device inside your car that will work automatically to save you if you crash. A new federal standard calls for such a system to be available on the 1974 cars. Even with passive restraints, we'll still need seat belts for full protection. The Joneses survived. So \ could you. JIl IU Let's make driving a good thing again.