It seems almost ridiculous reading this now- you wouldn’t dare consider buying a new car without at least six airbags. But more than thirty five years after its publication, this report shows a genuine concern as to a then-unknown territory.
* I’ve updated this post with an update from R&T’s 1980 January issue.
Yes, it’s a long read, but I think very interesting. Taken from the May 1979 issue:
Here’s the update from January 1980: