Many modern day consumers weigh safety as an important factor in their vehicle purchase decision. This is especially true of young families. The safety rating as given by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is a common metric used to measure safety for any given vehicle. However, is this metric as accurate as we have been led to believe? Are cars more dangerous than we presumed? In this video, you will find out.
Collision repairs can be annoying, but are part of life. Nearly everyone will be in a minor accident at one point or another in their life.
Thankfully, most of these will be minor. However, nearly 30,000 people died in 202 from vehicle crashes. This is a surprising number. This is even after all the new safety features that are implemented in modern cars.
There are some major flaws in safety ratings. They do not account for different body types. Some people are more susceptible to injuries from crashes than others. For example, women are much more likely to be inured. Similarly, an overweight individual is more likely to be injured than a not overweight individual. Safety tests historically have not done crash tests appropriately for anything other than the average male.