Crash test dummies slowly evolving to more accurately reflect potential injuries

The latest generation crash test dummies by safety testing equipment company Humanetics focus on improved biofidelity, or a more human-like design, as well as a more accurate representation of females. Data from crash tests not only help OEMs to develop safely designed vehicles and collision prevention systems but is also more evidence for collision repairers to point to when explaining to customers and insurers why they’re following OEM repair procedures since doing so preserves crashworthiness…