DEARBORN, MI – Ford aims to reduce the 1,300 traffic-related child fatalities that occur annually in the U.S. with the development of a virtual child-size crash test dummy. The virtual dummy is superior to traditional physical dummies because it features internal organs. Ford says this allows for a more accurate assessment of injuries sustained in crashes, the leading cause of death in people aged one to 34. Children’s bones are more flexible than those of adults. While harder to break, ...

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