I Had No Idea VW Invented Automatic Seatbelts

While looking through the cache of vintage car magazines I got from a pantsless man in Arizona, I stumbled upon one very interesting little article. It was about the very first use of automatic seatbelts, way back in 1973. And, surprisingly, this innovation didn't come from Volvo or Saab – the first cars to have it… » 12/02/14 4:30pm 12/02/14 4:30pm

Seatbelt Light Doesn't Help Road Safety Concerns

This week must unofficially be the seatbelt gadgetry week. First we saw a newfangled seatbelt for the pregnant ladies and now we have a seatbelt light. There's not much explaining needed for this gadget — it's a light, that attaches to the seatbelt. We wonder how the manufacturer of this device can sleep at night… » 5/14/08 3:40pm 5/14/08 3:40pm

Pregnant Lady Seatbelt Goes Over Thighs, Not Stomach

Because our extensive readership research has determined that I have a better chance of playing Segway Polo with Bob Lutz than finding a pregnant lady reading Jalopnik, we present the Tummy Shield, a seatbelt for the pregnant ladies. Just because pregnant women may not frequent this Web site that is exceptionally … » 5/13/08 4:00pm 5/13/08 4:00pm