Video Clips on Road Safety
The importance of wearing a seatbelt is clearly illustrated by crash tests monitored by the SABS. Many visitors to the arrive alive web site has expressed their concerns on parents driving with children standing on the front seat or sitting on the lap of parents without being buckled up.
The SABS Commercial Division [Transportation Cluster] has kindly made available video footage of crash tests. These videos should provide more than enough reason for everyone to buckle up before he/she embarks on a journey!
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Video Clips on Seatbelt Safety
Video 1 [When a seatbelt is not used]
- View from the front
- View from side-on
- Side –on view of passenger on back seat not wearing a seatbelt
Video 2 [When there is one person wearing a seatbelt]
- Driver buckled up – passenger on back seat not buckled up
- Driver buckled up – passenger in front seat not buckled up
Video 3 [Children not buckled up]
- View side-on of mother with child on her lap in front seat – not buckled up
- View from the front of mother with child on her lap in front seat – not buckled up
- View side-on of child on the back seat not buckled up
Video 4 [Everyone buckled up]
- View side-on of persons in front and back seat buckled up
- View from the front of persons in front and back seat buckled up
- View from the side of child in safety seat buckled up on back seat
Video 5 [Seatbelt Testing]
- Retractor durability
- Webbing abrasion
- Stalk durability / Micro slip / Buckle durability
- Anchorage testing
- Dynamic: Frontal impact
Video Clip on Brake Testing
Video 6 [Brake Testing]
- Performance of Brake friction material
- Brake system performance
Video Clips on Crash Tests
Video 7 [Behavior of vehicle on impact]
- Testing steering mechanism of motor vehicle
Video 8 [Wear Your Seat Belt]
- Video illustrating what happens when not wearing a seatbelt.
On The Road With TeeCee
Video 9 [When Travelling on Holiday]
- Video advising you to drive slow and steady.
Video 10 [Enjoy The Sights]
- Video urging you to enjoy the trip.
Video 11 [Driving When Tired]
- Video urging you not to drive when tired.