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Crash sensors (Dmgume)

Definition
Sensors that detect a sudden deceleration of a vehicle and close an electrical circuit if the sensors determine the severity of the impact warrants deployment of an air bag. (Source: www.asashop.org/autoinc/dec2001/collision)
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In vehicle sensors (Dmgum)
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Tire pressure monitoring systems (Dmgumt)
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Air bags (Qpqrpb)