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Surviving a Car Crash

There are few things Americans love more than their cars. The problem: our cars don't always love us back. Every year in the U.S., car crashes take tens of thousands of lives and injure many more, costing us nearly $100 billion in medical care and lost wages. But now, innovations in medicine, psychology, engineering, and even the military are increasing survival rates. "Surviving a Car Crash" explores the technology that could reduce the biggest risk facing drivers today — themselves.