Cars safer for adults than children-crash testers

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ROME, Nov 26 (Reuters) - Children are less well protected by safety features in recent car models than drivers and adult passengers, crash test specialists European New Car Assessment Program (Euro NCAP) said on Tuesday. After subjecting 18 recent car models to violent front and side crashes, Euro NCAP found injury risks were higher for small children, even with special child restraints, than for adults. "We're disappointed in that as far as children are concerned results could be even ...

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