Tuesday, October 29, 2013
Car safety is something that’s ingrained in us from a very young age; we all know that if we’re driving in a car or in fact a passenger in someone else’s car, we should be wearing a seatbelt. We also know that we should have our lights on if driving at night or in foggy conditions and we expect to have basic safety standards in place on our roads, like cat’s eyes, warning signs etc. But have you ever wondered what it was like back in the day when none of these mechanisms were in place because they simply had not been invented yet?
We thought you might! That’s why we decided to take a look back at the evolution of car safety and discover some of the pertinent events that have helped to shape the car safety standards present today.
Find out when the first car accident occurred, when the seatbelt was invented and who invented cat’s eyes with our infographic below. Also, learn a whole host of interesting facts about car safety. Enjoy!