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Switl external airbag
Save the pedestrians from being hit by your vehicle and also from being thrown along the road afterward
An external airbag for motor vehicles has been
but a problem with it would be that it would cause any
pedestrians struck by a vehicle so equipped to be thrown
further, likely nullifying the benefit of a softer collision
the vehicle by causing a harder collision with the
I trust you all know what a switl is, or can find out.
I propose an external airbag that acts as a switl, rolling
along the road surface as it inflates to smoothly scoop up
pedestrians (along with strollers, wheelchairs, etc.) and
safely lift them up and then deposit them once the
come to a stop.
 [croissantz]'s external airbag idea
Mentioned in the idea [notexactly, Oct 11 2016]
Is this real?
[pashute, Oct 15 2016]