In an ironic twist, many new vehicles now have dangerous blind spots due to improvements in crash safety, new Australian research claims. NRMA Insurance, part of Insurance Australia Group Ltd., says its Car Blind-Spot Ratings help demonstrate how some vehicle designs result in reduced visibility for drivers, especially at intersections, roundabouts and pedestrian crossings. Testing involved rotating a laser 180 degrees from the driver’s seat to determine where the driver’s line of ...

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