These Airbag Jeans Could Make Motorcycle Riding So Much Safer

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No matter how many safety precautions they take, motorcycle riders are still about 28 times more likely than a car passenger to die in a crash due to the prone nature of the rider. The thing that people love about riding — the sensation of being open and close to...
These Airbag Jeans Could Make Motorcycle Riding So Much Safer

nature — is the very thing that makes the whole thing so dangerous. But a new invention, airbag jeans, is looking to solve that. And they already seem much more useful than parachute pants.

A company called Airbag Inside Sweden AB recently designed a prototype of a new form of outerwear that might make riding safer for motorcyclists. Despite looking like a regular pair of jeans, they're lined with airbags that will be triggered if a rider falls off his bike. The jeans are tethered to the bike, so the…
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