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Old 11-16-2015, 01:07 AM   #11 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by ME_Andy View Post
Actually there are physical reasons why heavier vehicles fare better in crashes, regardless of vehicle design. See conservation of momentum.
There are likewise physical reasons why smaller cars are less likely to be involved in crashes, and actual data showing that (at least as of 10-15 years ago, when the study was done) SUVs and large pickups had worse safety records than smaller cars.

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