More than two-thirds of the vehicles sold in Australia do not pass international standards for pedestrian safety, the country's leading road-crash organization says in a recent report. Of the 33 models available for sale in the country, only six would pass the Global Technical Regulations (GTR) for pedestrian safety, says Daniel Searson of the Center for Automotive Safety Research (CASR), based at the University of Adelaide. Australia lags behind Japan and Europe when it comes to ...

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