Your Hump Day Recess: A Jaw-Dropping Car Safety Demo

Just how far has auto safety technology come in the past 50 years? No, don’t tell us — show us!

Crash test of a 1959 Chevrolet Bel Air vs 2009 Chevrolet Malibu, conducted by the IIHS to demonstrate how car safety standards have made your chances of surviving an auto accident better by a degree that is nothing short of … well, see for yourself.

Your Hump Day Recess: Every Wednesday LifeSafer brings you something a little different, related to the world of road safety, to ease your progress over Hump Day and through the week.