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Car Safety Comes A Long Way With Over 100 Years Of Innovation

Traveling in a vehicle does come with some amount of risk. Some of us either take vehicle safety for granted and ignore the risks while others are not even aware of them. Due to continuous improvements in automobile design and technology, car safety has seen its share of improvements over the decades. Manufacturers have been forced to incorporate these safety ...

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Small Overlap Test 2013 The small SUVs

The Front Small Overlap Test (safety test from IIHS – Crash Testing & Highway Safety), simulating an impact with a tree, makes that big names from the compact SUVs family to fail: BMW X1, Honda CR-V, Mazda CX-5, Volkswagen Tiguan, Kia Sportage and Hyundai ix35 – behaving poorly, while Subaru Forester and Mitsubishi ASX have passed the test with flying ...

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A short history of car safety

When cars were first invented back in the 1880s, they would have been unrecognisable to modern drivers. Three-wheeled, without indicators or air-conditioning and for at least the first 15 years, without any brakes. Today, it would be unthinkable to step into a vehicle without airbags, cushioned interiors, headrests and well-designed children’s safety car seats , but the level of car ...

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