Many cars flunk safety test

Many cars flunk safety test

There are 1 comment on the Newsday story from Apr 5, 2007, titled Many cars flunk safety test. In it, Newsday reports that:

An insurance industry group is criticizing the seat and head restraint designs of more than half of all new cars, saying they don't protect people well in rear-impact crashes.

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David Calab

United States

#1 Apr 6, 2007
Odd. The insurance companies had Fraunhofer Institute do this test a couple of years ago. Results: Headrest should go to top of head, no more than 1 hand width of space between head and head rest, and adjustable head rests have to be lockable in position

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