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    Video lifts curtain on propulsion system that moves vehicles for IIHS crash tests

    The latest web video from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety introduces viewers to the components of the crash propulsion system, housed in the basement of the Vehicle Research Center. "Inside IIHS: The crash propulsion system" provides a rare glimpse of the hidden machinery that powers the cables that pull a vehicle toward another vehicle or a barrier for a crash test.

    The video is available on the IIHS YouTube channel and is part of the "Inside IIHS" series. Previous installments have focused on crash test dummies, frontal crash testing, roof strength testing and rear testing.

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    Re: Video lifts curtain on propulsion system that moves vehicles for IIHS crash tests

    That is really super cool.
    Trudy - Canadian CPSAC certified CRST Instructor-Trainer and mommy to:
    Janeen - 17 yrs and learning to drive!
    Jillian - 11 yrs, 80'ish lbs, 5-stepping in each car. :O
    Jonas - 8yrs, 65lbs, Riding in an Oobr in each car.
    Both safely riding in either a 2007 Outlook or a 2015 Subaru Legacy depending on the day.


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