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New Crash Test Results Tests More Real World Scenarios
2012-08-14 14:02:39

John Neumann for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Revised and more stringent crash test standards from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety´s (IIHS) round of crash tests just got that much harder, with the agency saying it will spur automakers into improving protection of occupants during severe frontal crashes. The latest test replicates a car striking another car or a fixed object like a tree or utility pole, known in the industry as a “small overlap crash,”...

2012-05-09 23:00:55

CG-Lock Technology to be Publically Tested in Front of Industry Crash Experts Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) May 09, 2012 Lap Belt Cinch, Inc. (LBC), developer of the patented CG-Lock technology and makers of the CG-Lock® and SeatSnug® aftermarket performance driving and child occupant stability devices, announced that the technology will be tested in real world, live vehicle crashes at the ARC-CSI Crash Conference (http://www.arccsi.com) in Las Vegas on June 4 - 7, 2012, where industry...


Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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