Morbidly Obese 56% More Likely to Die in Crashes

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Morbidly Obese 56% More Likely to Die in Crashes
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In case there weren’t enough reasons for overweight people to shed their extra pounds you can add another one to that laundry list. Morbidly obese individuals are 56 percent more likely to die in car crashes than normal-weight people. Continue Reading...

Automotive Safety in the Spotlight at the Smithsonian

Automotive Safety in the Spotlight at the Smithsonian
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Looking to treat the family to an educational vacation this summer? Then head to the Smithsonian Institute, where you’ll learn all about the three-point safety belt, the padded dashboard and the famous “Car Safety for Dummies” dummies. In honor of 75 years of automotive safety, as well as all the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration… Continue Reading...

Volvo Cars Crash Test Lab Celebrates 10 Years of Controlled Chaos

Volvo Cars Crash Test Lab Celebrates 10 Years of Controlled Chaos
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Where you one of those kids who would smash your toy cars together? If so, I bet your dream job lies in Sweden in Volvo’s crash test laboratory. More than 3,000 full-scale crashes have taken place, making this the most used and (still) most advanced crash research centre on the planet. “We can replicate most… Continue Reading...