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Crash Test Honey: Infatable Dolls For Cars

by | 27th, September 2008

“I HEARD a loud bang and went outside to see what was happening. I couldn’t believe it,” says Mavis Batty of the scene on Liverpool Road, Irlam.

“I’m amazed no one was killed. It looked like the emergency services were trying to get someone out of the back – maybe it was the rubber doll.”

It was. In the back of the blue Fiesta the figure of a woman appears.

The driver and his passengers are not hurt. The rubber doll is full serviceable.

And Anorak wonders how long it will before all cars are ordered to come equipped with inflatable dolls in the boot as an aide to safety?

A survey by the Anorak College of Incident Sciences (AKCIDentS) finds that between 1980 and 1986, when inflatable bananas and dolls were en vogue at football grounds, no player suffered whiplash during match.

These days you cannot open a newspaper without reading of a leery footballing driver. Food for thought. And an air bag fashioned into a fried egg…



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