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Vehicle Safety Is Important

If you have a newborn, it is an exciting time. Even though there is a lot of work ahead, there is so much joy in looking after the little one. It is your job to protect and nurture them. This is also true when it comes to your vehicle. You will want to make sure everything is in good condition.


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This may mean getting those truck brake repairs done. It is also important to pick out the right vehicle for your family in the first place. You want a vehicle that will keep you all safe in the case of a crash. Generally, people turn to safety ratings to determine if a vehicle is safe or not. However, there is more to the story. In this video, you will learn why you shouldn’t rely solely on safety ratings.

For every vehicle, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration tests the safety of the vehicle. Generally, SUVs rank better in safety due to their size and build. However, you may have to look at a van depending on the size of your family. There are plenty of good vans out there. The issue with the safety tests lies in who they are testing the vehicle for. For some reason, most crash dummies are made to represent adult males. This means that women and children get left out of the equation. This is why these tests can be inaccurate. Obviously, women and children will react very differently to a crash then will men.

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