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Airbags while in neutral?

Somebody told me that when a car is in neutral, the airbags will not deploy. Is this true at all?

I’d ask them to prove it, some document, anything. I’ve never heard that, don’t know why it would be true.

The airbags don’t know what gear the car is in…Once the system is armed during start-up, it’s ready to go…

Is this issue really important?
Were you planning on crashing into something while in neutral?

Fairytale.

So; if you want me to stop talking, just throw it into neutral? Fat chance.