Whiplash Protection System is a spinal protection system. The system consists of seat backs, absorbing impact, and specially designed head restraints in the front seats. The system is activated at the rear, but only if there are passengers on the front seats. When the front seats are removed, it reduces the probability of "whiplash" spinal injury. The system does not have a negative impact on the safety of the child in front or back seat, but it is important to remember that it is possible to transport a child in a front seat in the forward seat only if the front and rear seat cushions are disabled. For normal operation of the system between the front and rear seats, it is not recommended to fill in the front and rear seats. to get their head restraints to the back of the front seat. The malfunctioning of the system may be unnoticed, so after the crash, you should check the diagnostic computer if the system worked.
- In the case of impact, the front seats are displaced, reducing the likelihood of whiplash injuries to the spinal column.
- The system does not have a negative impact on the safety of the child being transported in the front or rear seat of the child, but it should be remembered that the child in the forward seat can only be transported if the front passenger frontal protection airbag is disabled.
- For the normal operation of the system, the front and rear seats shall be free, so it is not recommended to fill in the luggage or to stack the rear seats in such a way that their head restraints are located in the back of the front seats.
- The malfunctioning of the system may be unnoticed, so after the accident, the system should be tested using the diagnostic computer.