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How Airbags Work

Do airbags reduce the risk of injury in crashes? Learn about airbags and see the Mythbusters test airbag explosions in a video from Discovery Channel.

Why would someone want to steal my airbag?

Airbag theft has become an increasingly expensive -- and dangerous -- problem for drivers. Learn more about airbag theft on this page.

If airbags are so safe, why doesn't my car have more?

Airbag safety has become a real issue for drivers as car accidents increase. Learn more about airbag safety here.

How Side Curtain Airbags Work

Side curtain airbags are poised to be an essential safety feature in many new cars. Read about side curtain airbags and the protection they provide.

Can airbags kill you?

Could airbags actually end up hurting or killing the people they're supposed to protect? Find out if airbags can kill you at HowStuffWorks.

Do slim jims trigger side-impact airbags?

If you use a slim jim to unlock a car door, is there a risk of the side-impact airbag deploying? Find out at HowStuffWorks.

Did airbags make cars deadlier when they were introduced?

Airbags necessary for your safety nowadays, but they weren't always. Learn more about airbags and their deadly history at HowStuffWorks.

How Occupant Classification Systems Work

They enhance your airbag system, but few people know how occupant classification systems work. Learn how occupant classification systems work here.

5 Future Car Technologies That Truly Have a Chance

What's in store for future cars? Read about five future car technologies that have a chance of coming to production vehicles you can drive.

How is passive automotive safety tested?

How is passive automotive safety tested? Visit HowStuffWorks to learn how passive automotive safety is tested.

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