Meaning of ACTIVE SAFETY in English

ACTIVE SAFETY

The opposite of passive safety. Passive safety involves seat belts, airbags , bumpers , etc. so that in the event of an accident the passengers are protected. Active safety involves factors which will assist the driver in avoiding an accident. They include brakes, steering, handling response, acceleration , etc.

English dictionary of automotive terms.      Английский словарь автомобильных терминов.