Pregnant Woman Behind the Wheel (image) Virginia Tech Share Print E-Mail 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 Usage Restrictions With discussion or coverage of research by the Virginia Tech-Wake Forest University School for Biomedical Engineering and Sciences Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.