Blog: 'Obese' crash test dummies to help save more lives
Graeme Roberts | 6 November 2014
A normal sized crash test dummy family pictured at Ford's Europe R&D centre in Dunton, Essex, this week
Gloomy news in a recent US TV news report - if you're fat (ahem), you're more likely to be injured in a car crash.
Hence the development of 'obsese' crash test dummies to help with the research and reflect the growing dimensions of the populace.
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