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05-27-2008, 08:08 AM
Not all people, and not all crash dummies, are created equal.

With an eye toward increasing safety for young children, Ford Motor Company and the Society of Automotive Engineers are preparing to launch an international study of a more lifelike prototype abdominal insert for pediatric crash dummies. Pediatric crash dummies with the more lifelike abdomen will help in analyzing the risk of serious injury to children during car accidents. Independent studies show that children ages 4 to 8 are at higher risk for injuries to the spine and abdomen.

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