Women are more likely to be injured after a car accident because they drive smaller cars

Cars today are safer than ever, with new research from the IIHS (Insurance Institute for Highway Safety) finding that women are more likely to be injured in road accidents because they drive smaller cars.

According to research that looked at road accidents in the United States from 1998 to 2015, although men are involved in more fatal road accidents, when women are involved in road accidents, they are 20 to 28% more likely to lose weight. their lives and 37 to 73% more likely to be injured than men.

The main reason for the increased rates is the fact that women more often drive smaller and lighter cars.

In addition, women are 3 times more likely than men to suffer a fracture or concussion after a car accident, 2.5 times more likely to suffer leg injuries and 2 times more likely to suffer a serious injury (cerebral hemorrhage, rupture). instruments etc).


Source: Autoblog.gr by www.autoblog.gr.

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