Auto manufacturers are looking for ways to make pets safer in collisions. The Center for Pet Safety, a nonprofit group in Reston, has partnered with Subaru to try and find effective seat belts for dogs by using crash-test dummies that resemble a terrier, a border collie and a golden retriever. Researchers believe that a three-point harness may be the most effective tool to keep a dog safe in their seat. Statistics indicate that 90 percent of pet owners travel with their pets, but very few strap their pets in. In fact, 17 percent of drivers admitted driving with pets on their laps.
Pets and personal injury
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