Obesity & How It Affects The Outcome In Collisions Involving An Obese Driver or Passengers.

1 March, 2017

Obesity & How It Affects The Outcome In Collisions Involving An Obese Driver or Passengers.

 

By Chris Jarratt of Bariquins (Mar 2017)

 

            I recently tweeted on the @bariquins account an article about crash test dummies becoming larger to mimic the increasing number of drivers and passengers suffering from obesity. That reminded me of some research that I had previously found.

The research concerned a study which concluded that obese drivers were more likely to die in road traffic collisions. Statistics were gathered from fatal collisions between 1999 and 2012 in America. Al…


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