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A timeline of key milestones in the history of vehicle safety.

1958 - Seat Belt

1960 - Padded Dashboard

1966 - Anti-lock Brakes (ABS)

1967 - Seat Belts

1968 - Heat Restraints

1978 - Electronic ABS

1981 - Drivers Airbag

1983 - Seat Belts

1986 - Third Brake Light

1987 - Rear Seat Belts

1989 - Rear Seat Belts

1991 - Seat Belts

1994 - Crash Tests

1996 - Euro NCAP Established

2001 - First 5 Star Rating Awarded

2005 - Pop-up Bonnets

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