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1956 Ford Car Lifeguard Design Brochure
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All The Facts About The '56 Ford & Lifeguard Design Booklet
All The Facts & Lifeguard
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Seat Belts
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Ford "Lifeguard Design" Safety Features

•  Deep-Center Steering Wheel  std, all    •  Bend-away spokes    •  3-1/2-inch recessed post
•  Double-Grip Door Latches  std, all    •  Interlocking striker plate of high-tensile chrome-molybdenum overlaps door latch
•  Padded Instrument Panel & Padded Sun Visors  opt    •  Color-keyed    •  Special cushioning material
•  Seat Belt  opt    •  Single kit, front or rear    •  Box-weaven nylon-rayon cord (not cotton webbing) withstands a force of 4,000 lbs
      •  Color-keyed    •  2 inches wide    •  Anchored to steel flooring reinforced by an extra-thick steel plate
      •  Lightweight aluminum buckle w/ non-wedge friction grip, one-handed adjustment or quick release
•  Lifeguard "Safety Package A"  Padded Instrument Panel & Padded Sun Visors  +$18
•  Lifeguard "Safety Package B"  Padded Instrument Panel, Padded Sun Visors, & 2 front Seat Belts  +$27
•  Lifeguard Seat Belt  Single kit  +$5
Ford Lifeguard Design Brochure
© 1955, Ford Motor Company, Dearborn, Michigan, Form FD-7600, Litho in U.S.A. 10/55
FORD Lifeguard Design Brochure Cover
(The cover is stamped "W. V. Neal & Son, Osgood, Indiana," a Ford dealership from 1922 to 1972. Currently, a grandson is proproitor of the Neal Motor Company, a dealership specializing in light trucks. "The property we are on has been in our family for over 100 years, and selling vehicles since 1922.")
Why Ford is dedicated to Safety
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crash injury research
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"Safety First"
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illustration of Fairlane Town Sedan
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Ford's Lifeguard Steering Wheel
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Ford's Lifeguard Steering Wheel
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accident studies
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Ford Seat Belts
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Crash Injury Research
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Ford pioneers Lifeguard Double-Grip Door Latch
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"cover instrument panels with padding"
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LIFEGUARD Cushioning for Instrument Panel
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"sun visors should be padded"
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LIFEGUARD Cushioned Sun Visors
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illustration of Country Sedan
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Lifeguard Design - Standard & Optional
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more In Protection
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more In power . . . more In Styling and Confort
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A word to the driver . . .
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  Fairlane bodyside sweep bright-metal molding w/ black-painted jet exhaust design . . .