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2013 Volkswagen Beetle airbags did not deploy in my accident

I was rear ended at a red light. I was sitting still and the person behind me came off the on ramp and did not try to stop. I was struck. This the second accident in two months where someone has hit me and no airbags deployed. I was side swiped the other time.

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The airbag technology uses many factors when deploying. If it doesn't see the need, they won't pop out at you possibly injuring you more than the small accident. When I was clipped on my rear corner and spun me around in the intersection, they didn't pop. But a head first hit popped them. The primary sensor is behind the front bumper

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