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Discussion in 'Hangout' started by varunrtr, May 30, 2011.

  1. Srida even i learned some lessons with this accident .
    1. We are never safe on road. Let it be waiting at traffic signal or stopped at road side.
    2.All the occupants should wear seat belt even the passengers sitting at rear seat.

    Even my daughter prefer not to put the seat belt.She prefer to sit with my wife at passenger seat.But I can never allow this going forward ..

    Ajit

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    Thanks Ravi ji , Just because of GODs grace we are safe.

    Ajit

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    True Vijay .. The issue with us is that we learn somethings only through the hard way ..

    Ajit
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  2. redtux

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    How can the airbag deploy when seat belts were not used? SRS (secondary restraint system) Airbags should deploy only when the primary restraint ie seat belt is fastened. Is it because one of the passenger had used seat belt?

    Anyways, thank god nothing bad happened to you. Though it still pains to hear about the car being sandwiched.
  3. The Airbag sensors have a lot of algorithms, conditions and scenarios to be checked before deployed. In this situation, though the passenger is not wearing the Seat Belt, the car is stationary, which means the speed of the car is well below 20KMPH (seat belt warning) so there might be an algorithm which would deploy the airbag, since it is safe to deploy airbag when the car is not at highspeed or may when the speed is not > 20KMPH. Purely my guessing, not sure if it is the real reason.
  4. vijays777

    vijays777 Regolare

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    Air bag concept is purely based on mainly impact , our cars have all sides sensors for it and only. It may be stationaly or running, only one condition it fails is you should not switch off or remove the key from ignition.
  5. royj

    royj Esperto

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    I agree. The algorithms in the ECU check the inputs from various sensors including speed, impact, seat belts and then decide on the action to be taken.
  6. Naughty

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    OMG Ajit :eek:

    Thats really unfortunate.... Sorry to hear about this mishap...
    Thank God you all are Perfectly fine... :)

    My Get well soon wishes to your FGP :car
    Share the pics...

    Neel.
  7. vijays777

    vijays777 Regolare

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    recently came across in FB about MIB - Motion Induced Blindness , haha whats this like men in black , but after reading OMG yes this has happened for m once

    In a motor accident, wherein a speeding car hits a slower moving vehicle coming from the side, the speeding car drivers often swear that they just didn’t see the vehicle coming from the left or right. Well, they aren’t lying. They really don’t see the vehicle coming from the side, in spite... of broad daylight. This phenomenon on the car drivers’ part is known as “Motion Induced Blindness”. It is unbelievable but it is true, and it is definitely frightening. Armed forces pilots are taught about motion induced blindness during training, because it happens faster at high speeds; and to some extent it is applicable to car drivers also, especially the fast ones. So, if you drive a car, please read this carefully. Once airborne, pilots are taught to alternate their gaze between scanning the horizon and scanning their instrument panel, and never to fix their gaze for more than a couple of seconds on any single object. They are taught to continually keep their heads on a swivel and their eyes always moving. Because, if you fix your gaze on one object long enough while you yourself are in motion, your peripheral vision goes blind. That’s why it is called motion induced blindness. For fighter pilots, this is the only way to survive in air; not only during aerial combat, but from peacetime hazards like mid-air collisions as well. Till about three decades ago, this “heads on swivel eyes moving” technique was the only way to spot other aircraft in the skies around. Now-a-days they have on-board radars, but the old technique still holds good. Let me give you a small demonstration of motion induced blindness. This is the same demonstration that is used for trainee pilots in classrooms before they even go near an aircraft. Just click on the link below. You will see a revolving array of blue crosses on a black background. There is a flashing green dot in the center and three fixed yellow dots around it. If you fix your gaze on the green dot for more than a few seconds, the yellow dots will disappear at random…, either singly, or in pairs, or all three together. In reality, the yellow dots are always there. Just watch the yellow dots for some time to ensure that they don’t go anywhere!
    MSF
    (You can alter the background color or the rpm of the array by clicking the appropriate buttons. So, if you are driving at a high speed on a highway and if you fix your gaze on the road straight ahead, you will not see a car, a scooter, a buggy, a bicycle, a buffalo or even a human being approaching from the side. Now reverse the picture. If you are crossing a road on foot and you see a speeding car approaching…, there’s a 90% chance that the driver isn’t seeing you, because his/her peripheral vision may be blind! And you may be in that blind zone!
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  8. sungoa2010

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    On NH4 I have seen vehicles coming on wrong side just to save going and taking a U turn. Very dangerous at nights.
  9. man I dont know whatever you said really works in real life or not,but it really sounds very scary

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    man I dont know whatever you said really works in real life or not,but it really sounds very scary
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  10. vijays777

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    have you tried going behind a car keep on concentrating the same vehicle in front of you for some time @ good speed , suddenly you will be seeing only the vehicle others will be not visible ..
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