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Mercedes-Benz will offer inflatable safety belts in the rear seats

After Ford, who last year was the first manufacturer to offer inflatable seat belts in the rear seats in its Explorer model, here it is the turn of Mercedes-Benz announced its intention to offer this element of security, in one of its high-end models.

There is every reason to believe that the mighty Mercedes-Benz S-Class is the first car brand, welcome this new technological approach.

With more restraint

Event of a frontal collision, the belt CALLED "beltbag" is filled with gas and will triple its width.

According to the engineers of the German mark, it ensures a better distribution of the force that holds the passenger, while reducing the shock of the chest and upper body.

However, it is important to note that the system will not deploy during a side collision.

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