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Air Bag deployment.

I was stopped at a top light with brakes applied and I was pushed into the truck ahead of me. It was icy so there was almost no shock. I thought the Air bags were going to explode but they didn't. My hood and radiator plus lights were badly damaged. By the time I got out of my car the guy behind me was gone. Is it normal for the air bags not to go off.
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Bob Lee
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If the impact is not that severe the bag will not go off.cars now a day it doesn't take much to damage the front ends.if your bag deployed it could have broke your nose which is better than being really hurt but a lite impact its better the bag did not deploy please rate this answer thanks.

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    im sorry i gave you the correct answer instead of agreeing with you .and hurt my rating with the proper answer.thanks

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They should have deployed when u had the impact

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There are major casualties that can happen if airbag is not there in a car and accident has occurred with it. The role of the air bag in the car is to protect you when something wrong happens and it acts as a cushion for your body.When an accident happens from front, the first victim is the driver ashe is the person on steering. If a car is fitted with air bag, it worksas a cushion and when the car hit something, it comes between thedriver and the steering, which saves the driver from breaking his ribsand in this way it can save the life of the driver.

Most of the modern cars have the feature of air bags as safety concerns are of prime importance for all of us.

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