Safety

Safety

   PROTECTION OF OCCUPANTS

All of the materials and technologies ensure your overall safety.

The supple thermoformed bodywork absorbs the energy of small impacts and the chassis, in extruded profiled aluminium with a wide diameter, protects you from deformation.

This survival cell softens impacts for your protection.

Plus de 20 ans de crashs tests
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ACTIVE SAFETY MEASURES

It is the combination of innovations and facilities that helps avoiding accidents:
  • Wide windscreen in order to enlarge the field of vision
  • Powerful defrosting system for perfect visibility
  • Halogen headlamps, 3rd stop lamp, hazard lights triggered when emergency breaking, LED daytime running lights... are facilities to help being easily seen by others in all conditions
  • Lowered gravity centre, wider tracks and brake control valve... These details contribute to your stability during manoeuvres

PASSIVE SAFETY MEASURES

All of the in-car technologies enable the maximum preservation and protection of the occupants during a potential impact.

28th YEAR OF SUCCESSFUL CRASH-TESTS

The AIXAM license-free car conforms to the latest applicable norms and standards in the European Union.

Analysis of these successful tests assists the safety developments for all AIXAM models.

HOW IS A CRASH TEST DEEMED SUCCESSFUL?

  • Passenger compartment intact with no notable deformation: no intrusion, no injuries, you are not stuck inside your vehicle.
  • The windows are not broken: no cuts, no injuries.
  • The seat belts are designed not to jam:
    no discomfort, no panic when exiting the vehicle.
  • The doors do not open during an accident: no ejection.
  • The door handles work correctly: the doors open easily when exiting the vehicle.

AIXAM has attained an exceptional safely level on its range.

ABS, the driving force behind the AIXAM brand

The range is equipped with ABS (optional or as standard). Anti-lock braking system, this facility optimises breaking distance and allows optimal trajectory control in order to avoid obstacles when breaking.

It works on all ground types and in all weather conditions.

Système ABS voiture sans permis

KEY-FIGURES

In 2011 there were 85,214 victims (mortalities + injuries) of road accidents in metropolitan France.

Only 356 or 0.41% of the victims were users of license-free cars.

Out of 3,963 mortalities, 2,062 (52 %) are attributed to automobiles, 760 (19 %) to motorcycles and 220 (6 %) to mopeds.

There were however 26 or 0.66% mortalities in license-free cars of which 5 were passengers. (Source ONISR)

CATEGORIESINJURIESMORTALITIESTOTAL
Moped drivers and passengers (including 50cc)7,7511657,916
Automobile drivers and passengers32,4541,66334,117
License-free vehicle drivers and passengers32024344
Pedestrians11,22149911,720