DOI: 10.5151/engpro-simea-pap18
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Abstract: ABSTRACTThe Brazilian Automotive regulations that are aimed towards the safety of drivers, passengers and pedestrians have gone through recent changes to prevent and/or minimize injury and trauma from different types of accidents.Until now, National Traffic Council (CONTRAN) Resolution nº 14/98 required vehicles to only have safety belts for an occupant restraint system, and frontal airbags were not required. Since the recent CONTRAN nº 311/09 Resolution requires mandatory frontal airbags, the occupant restra…

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