Safety feature found in most new vehicles. Is part of the Supplemental Restrain System (SRS). Usually found in the center of the steering wheel and in the dash on the passenger side of the vehicle. Airbags can be found through out a vehicle, depending on the model and manufacturer.
After a trip to the beach, the SRS indicator in my 2003 Honda Civic is lit continuously. I don't think I have side airbags. A somewhat wet person sat in the passenger seat, and I moved the driver ...
As in this question, my SRS light keeps coming on. I read the code using a paperclip in the OBDII connector, which is always code 7-2 "Internal failure of SRS unit", and then reset it using the SRS ...