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Pregnant Woman Behind the Wheel

Caption: Women are often driving to work today much longer into their pregnancies, thus increasing chances of having an automobile accident. Researchers with the Virginia Tech-Wake Forest University School of Biomedical Engineering and Science and Ford Motor Company are investigating the development of improved safety devices to protect the fetus and the mother.

Credit: Virginia Tech Photo

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Related news release: Virginia Tech, Wake Forest, Ford study simulated car crashes involving pregnant women


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