passive safety

passive safety
Any device which automatically provides protection for the occupants of a vehicle such as the bumpers, seat belt, padded dash, laminated windshield, head restraints, collapsible steering column, air bags, etc. In contrast with active safety.

Dictionary of automotive terms. 2015.

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