Whiplash injuries

Whiplash injuries much less likely to occur in cars with new seat/head restraint combination, advanced crash tests show

The first U.S. crash tests conducted with the world’s most advanced rear impact dummy demonstrate that the new seatback/head restraint combination in Volvo S80s successfully reduces the sudden motion of the head relative to the torso that causes many whiplash injuries. The new design represents an improvement even when compared with other Volvo seatback/head restraint…