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A system of brakes for cars which during strong brakes deflates the tires.

Slightly deflated tires have stronger grip on the ground (while consuming the rubber more). Would it then be a good idea to incorporate, as a security device in cars, besides airbags and the rest, also an electronically triggered valve, letting air escape during strong brakes?

I have no idea if this could realistically work.

One could also have a pump which would slowly bring the tire pressure back to normal after a false alarm.

Topics: car safety
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  • Dec 29 2012: This sounds a little extreme,but I have had an airbag deflate in an accident. I support airbags.
    • Jan 6 2013: thanks for the reply, I was surely not in favor of eliminating airbags though! Sorry if I formulated it in a misleading way!

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