The 3-point Safety Belt from Volvo

Scandinavian Coachcraft: Nils Bohlin - the Volvo engineer who in 1959 invented the V-type three-point safety beltThe most effective lifesaver in traffic for fifty years.

Few people have saved as many lives as Nils Bohlin – the Volvo engineer who in 1959 invented the V-type three-point safety belt. A design as obvious as it was intelligent, it remains as perfectly suited to the seat occupant’s body today as it did 50 years ago and still provides the most effective protection in the event of a collision.

Since the 1960s, Bohlin’s belt has saved many hundreds of thousands of lives and prevented or reduced the severity of injuries among millions. This makes the three-point safety belt the single most important safety device in the automotive industry’s 120-year history.

As confirmation of its effectiveness, Bohlin’s invention has been identified by German patent registrars as one of the eight patents to have had the greatest significance for humanity from 1885 to 1985. Bohlin shares this honour with patent-holders such as Benz, Edison and Diesel.

You can learn more and read the original article at Volvocars.com

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