Synopsis: Few people are aware that the vehicle occupant most likely to be hurt in a crash is the one in the front passenger seat. Experts discuss why this occurs, the different injuries that can occur there, and many ways car occupants can protect themselves from injury.
Host: Reed Pence. Guests: Meghan Smeenge, injured in auto accident; Dr. David Pedley, consultant, accident and emergency medicine, Dumfries & Galloway Royal Infirmary, Scotland; Dr. Peter Cummings, Emeritus Prof. of Epidemiology, Univ. of Washington; Dr. Elisa Braver, Adjunct Assoc. Prof. of Epidemiology, Univ. of Maryland School of Medicine
Links for more information:
- Insurance Institute for Highway Safety – Safety Ratings
- National Highway Traffic Highway Safety Administration