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Lex warns on deactivating airbags

COMPANY car drivers with young children are being warned by Lex Vehicle Leasing not to disconnect their car's passenger airbag.

Although disconnecting the system allows them to carry young children in the passenger seat, Lex is concerned about safety issues that could arise.

'The car could be involved in an accident and a larger child or adult as a front seat passenger could be put at risk if the airbag has been disconnected. As the owner of the car, this could affect our legal obligations, even though the decision to disconnect the airbag has been taken by the customer,' said service delivery manager Gill Mack.

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