crash test dummies

Lights, Camera, Crash: Agency Shows How They Film Vehicle Tests
Lights, Camera, Crash: Agency Shows How They Film Vehicle Tests

It's like making a movie. Vehicle crash tests are over in a fraction of a second. And while it's useful to study the aftermath of a crash—and to know from advanced crash-test dummies about the forces on occupants—what gives a greater depth of information and understanding about how well...Read More»

family of crash-test dummies  -  courtesy Ford Motor Co.
Family Safety: Ford Developing First Child Crash-Test Dummies

How can we better protect children from traffic accidents? For starters, it seems that cracking down on drunk driving might really help; according to the Centers for Disease Control, more than two thirds of the children killed in motor-vehicle crashes were killed while riding with a drinking...Read More»

Vince and Larry, the crash-test dummies
Crash-Test Dummies Go To The Smithsonian

The crash-test dummies have taken up residence at the Smithsonian. No, not those Crash Test Dummies. You know—Vince and Larry, the guys who have been features in public service announcements going back to 1985. It's become one of the most successful safety campaigns in U.S. history, so they...Read More»

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