The lowly vehicle seat cover. Often put on the seat to hide a rip or stain, or to protect upholstery for resale value, it can mean the difference between walking away from a crash or riding away in an ambulance. A bit melodramatic? Sure, I’ve been accused before, but think about it. When you put a seat cover over the top of your side torso airbags, will they deploy correctly in a side impact? In the following video, I address the issue with 3 different inexpensive vehicle seat covers on the market today.