Used Car Safety ratings for passenger vehicles built 1982-2005.
In a crash, how much is your car likely to protect you?
You"ve got your sights set on that car. It's the right price, looks good, and it's the prefect size for what you need. But there are two important factors you may not have thought about. Are your car's safety and design features likely to protect you in a crash? And, is your car likely to harm other road users?
Real world crash data analysed by Monash University's Accident Research Centre suggests that some used vehicle models offer drivers better protection from death or serious injury in a crash than others.
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Type: Safety Education Material
Topics: Child, Crash data, Education, Head, Occ protection, Risk, Vehicle design
Publication Date: 03/07/07