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Three-point seatbelts patent was granted on this day in 1962


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While the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration was still eight years from being formed, a significant step forward for auto safety occured on this day in 1962. The United States Patent Office granted Nils Bohlin, an engineer for Volvo, the patent for three-point safety belts.


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