The following three chapters of 2004 book Traffic Safety provide extensive coverage of airbags:
( Complete list of Chapters at Table of Contents )
Items below provided source material for the comprehensive treatment in of airbags in Traffic Safety
Make air bags a choice. Letter to the Editor, New York Times, 1 Sept. 2003.
Photo of Ralph Nader with airbag “safely” deploying into three-year old girl’s face (this picture on page 391 of of Traffic Safety).
How to disconnect an airbag (This article, from the April 1998 issue of Car and Driver is provided, without any recommendations, for your information only. The file is 2.3 MB, so expect delay. If you are using a telephone line, it will take a very long time).