Janet Lee

Janet Lee
Photo:Janet Lee, injured by a taxi partition.

Saturday, November 09, 2013

Crash testing with dummies, after decades of crash testing with real people, now - they use dummies for crash tests.

Valdes-Dapena and Reuter’s both raise a good point, it does seem mind boggling that it took until 2012 for a manufacturer to perform crash testing on a vehicle as popular as the taxi cab. Given the hyper-litigious climate we have in the US overall – and New York specifically – is it any wonder it didn’t happen sooner thanks to some multi-zillion dollar class action lawsuit?

Read more: http://blogs.motortrend.com/2012-new-york-cab-confessions-wildly-different-views-of-new-york’s-new-taxi-22189.html#ixzz2k90ri18A

That is a question I've been asking for decades.

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