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Rolling Over on Safety: The Hidden Failures of Belts in Rollover Crashes

Flaws in the design and performance of safety belts leave vehicle occupants vulnerable to serious and often fatal injuries in rollover crashes, a new Public Citizen report shows. There is no federal safety standard for belt performance in rollover crashes, and the auto industry has done little to design belts to fully protect occupants in these crashes.

The report, Rolling Over on Safety: The Hidden Failures of Belts in Rollover Crashes, describes ways in which belt failures expose occupants to serious and deadly injury. 

Due to the size of the report and appendices, they have been broken up

To download the report, click here
To download the appendices, click here

If you would like to download the entire report plus the appendices, click here

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