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November 15, 2004

Study Finds Fault With Many Cars' Head Restraints

Driver5 The study, conducted by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety and released on Sunday, examined 97 types of head restraints in cars sold in the United States, and concluded that three-fourths of the restraints provided either poor or marginal protection. Only eight restraints earned a rating of good: three in Volvo models, two in Saabs, one in the Jaguar S-Type, one in Volkswagen's New Beetle and one in the Subaru Impreza.

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Posted by Tom Troceen