Question: Why Do Headrest Have Holes?

Why do some headrests have holes? Ray: Old Volvos and Saabs used to have holes in their headrests — to enhance visibility. That might move you forward just enough to allow some room for your updo but not so much that it makes the headrest ineffective. The headrest has to stay pretty close to the […]

Quick Answer: Why Use Headrest?

Is a headrest important? Not every person requires a headrest for optimal ergonomics, but they can improve your comfort for day-to-day tasks. The purpose of a headrest is fairly self-evident – support the head. Support may be necessary while performing simple and repetitive tasks where the head barely moves. When did headrests become mandatory? Optional […]

Quick Answer: Why Was The Headrest Invented?

What is the purpose of a headrest? The primary function of headrests in vehicles is safety: they’re made to reduce whiplash, an unpleasant side effect of the rearward movement of the head and neck that occurs during a rear impact. When did cars start having headrests? Optional head restraints began appearing on North American cars […]

Why Do Movies Remove Headrests?

Why do headrests come off? The NRMA said headrests are designed to be detachable to allow for easy adjustment of the seat and to be removed for cleaning. And according to the NRMA, glass in cars is not designed to be easily broken and, depending on whether the glass is laminated or tinted, it can […]

Quick Answer: What Headers Will Fit My Car?

How do you choose a header size? To decide on the right primary tube diameter, there are numerous formulas used in the design of race headers, but for a street car, Don Lindfors of PerTronix (makers of Doug’s, Patriot, and JBA headers ) says the following is a great rule of thumb: 200-325 hp look […]

FAQ: Where Should The Headrest Be Adjusted?

Where should head restraints be adjusted? “Ideally the head restraint should be adjusted so it’s as close to the back of your head as you can get it while still being comfortable, and as high on your head as you can get it. We suggest that you adjust head restraint so it’s even with the […]

Readers ask: Which Cars Have Headrest Speakers?

Does the Nissan kicks have speakers in the headrest? Your Kicks, your rules. Available Bose® UltraNearfield™ speakers are built right into the driver’s headrest, giving you a front-row seat to any concert you want. Of course, if you want to turn up the anthem for the whole crew, it’s as easy as sliding a switch. […]

Who Invented The Headrest?

What is the purpose of a headrest in a car? The primary function of headrests in vehicles is safety: they’re made to reduce whiplash, an unpleasant side effect of the rearward movement of the head and neck that occurs during a rear impact. Why do headrests push your head forward? To prevent your head from […]