HC Deb 27 November 1995 vol 267 c504W
Mr. Flynn

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport if he will commission research as to whether bull bars(a) inhibit the operation of airbags, (b) lead to higher risk of chassis distortion in accidents and (c) increase the danger to drivers and passengers in cars fitted with bull bars. [2262]

Mr. Norris

The Transport Research Laboratory is investigating all reported injury accidents involving vehicles fitted with bull bars. Its work covers all aspects of these accidents and an interim report is due at the end of the year.