Over the past years, concern has been raised that women might not be adequately addressed in the development of passive safety for cars and the design of occupant restraint systems, like seat belts and airbags.
Are accidents between cars and cyclists in driveways supposedly unimportant?
In order to investigate this question, the German Insurers Accident Research has examined accidents of this type as part of a study.
Young drivers continue to be the most at-risk group for accidents on German roads. Although a positive trend can be seen in recent years, further efforts must be made to increase the road safety of young drivers.