The French Design A Safer Steering Wheel For The Car

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352918_1_1
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France
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1953  (Actual Year)
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00:51:28 - 00:52:11
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1590
026-505-05
French engineers show a newly devised steering wheel designed to eliminate a common cause of injuries in abrupt stops. A test driver risks his ribs in full speed crashes-but comes out upright and undamaged. MCUS - French engineers showing off the design of a steering wheel that has resilience to take up the shock of impact. MCUS - Test driver with helmet on looking down and checking out the steering wheel. MCULS - The test driver goes about 50MPH and rear ends another car, only to show that the wheel stays up-right.