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Re: Fwd: Audi A8 Achieves Highest Possible Safety Test Rating
> Doesn't that assume the cars are identical? What if one car is 2000 pounds
> and one is 5000 pounds?
The asssumption was identical vehicles. In the 2000/5000 pound case,
the 2000 pound car loses big time.
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: email@example.com
> > [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]On Behalf Of Orin Eman
> > Sent: Wednesday, September 16, 1998 1:19 PM
> > To: email@example.com
> > Cc: firstname.lastname@example.org
> > Subject: Re: Fwd: Audi A8 Achieves Highest Possible Safety Test Rating
> > > An excerpt from the newswire post:
> > > > To collect this data, vehicles are crashed into a fixed
> > barrier at 35 miles
> > > > per hour with instrumented dummies registering impact forces
> > during the crash.
> > > > The force is equivalent to a head-on collision between two
> > identical vehicles,
> > > > each moving at 35 mph.