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Surviving a Car Crash

Episode 12 of 15

Series exploring topical scientific issues. Horizon meets the scientists working to make fatal car crashes a thing of the past and looks at the most advanced car crash tests.

Horizon meets the scientists working to make fatal car crashes a thing of the past.

A remarkable fusion of mechanical engineering and biology promises to save countless lives across the world.

The programme has exclusive access to the secretive world of the most advanced car crash tests.

Horizon reveals how the latest advances in trauma medicine, psychology and even extreme sport are transforming your chances of surviving on the roads.

And the programme shows how researchers are creating a new virtual crash test dummy that could change how our cars are designed forever.

1 hour

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Role Contributor
Director Ben Lawrie
Producer Ben Lawrie

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