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"...Of course, apart from the frontal impact, the second most important test to be carried out by Euro NCAP is the car to car side impact. This impact is simulated with the help of a mobile deformable barrier (MDB) which hits the driver's door at 50 km/h (30 mph). The MDB's crumple zone is 1500 mm (59 inches) wide, and 500 mm (19.7 inches) long and its center impacts the tested car at the so-called "R-Point", which is the hip point for a 95 percentile male dummy...." Continue Reading →
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