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Driving is an essential part of our live nowadays. Modern cars are equiped with a lot of safety technologies in order to prevent the passengers in a car crash. Here is an infographic to help you as a consumer to understand how crash tests equal crash ratings. Approximately 50% of the traffic deaths in the United States each year are frontal crashes. There are twho different kinds of safety ratings – NHTSA and IIHS.

These ratings are based upon damage to the car and damage to the dummies. But what the tests don’t tell you? The crash tests do no account for the risk of injury in a crash with a smaller vehicles being struck by a bigger vehicle or the impact with a difference in bumper height where force is exerted to weaker places causing more damage.

Crash Test Ratings

Source: http://www.coloradolaw.net/blog/car-accidents-2/crash-test-ratings-infographic-8661155/

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