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New seat belt research focuses on elderly

(Source: WLBT) (Source: WLBT)
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While seat belts have been proven to save lives, researchers hope to find a safer seat belt style for senior citizens.

According to Cars.com, researchers at Ohio State University are working to design a seat belt that better fits elderly drivers and riders.

The report says seat belts were designed decades ago and could be causing injuries to older drivers during accidents.

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