Discovery Radio – Episode #38 – Crash Lab: Impact on Safety
We know that wearing a safety belt as part of the restraint system in vehicles can reduce our risk for injury in the event of an accident, but how do we know, and who tests them? On today’s show, we’ll hear from an expert at a crash lab in our community whose research has an important impact on the safety of people everywhere.
We’re going to the crash lab to find out how dummies make us smarter and safer, inside this edition of CTSI Discovery Radio!
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) https://www.nhtsa.gov
5-Star Crash Rating Program (NHTSA) https://www.safercar.gov
Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) http://www.iihs.org
IIHS Safety Ratings http://www.iihs.org/iihs/ratings
IIHS Crash Test Video (2009 Chevrolet vs. 1959 Chevrolet) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C_r5UJrxcck http://www.iihs.org/iihs/sr/statusreport/article/44/9/2
Safe And Fast Extrication (SAFE) http://www.besafeinc.org/index.html