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August 15th, 2012
The EC is always interested in the results of (successful)European research projects and collectes these stories. This article is about the importance of Dummy development in the development of vehicle safety in Europe.

As you might not always realise that until now, crash test dummies used were ‘average’ male human bodies. Researchers are now starting to realise that crash impacts have widely differing effects on people depending on factors such as age, sex and size. The old ‘average’ approach is no longer adequate....

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