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Extended Interview: Automotive Safety Engineer Emily Thomas

Thomas talks car safety gap and inspiring change
Posted at 11:53 AM, Feb 19, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-27 16:46:46-05

As part of our News5 Driving Change report on a recent crash study that uncovers the safety risk for women in crashes, we spoke with Consumer Reports Automotive Safety Engineer Emily Thomas. In this extended interview she shares her thoughts on the safety gap and how to inspire change locally.

To see the News5 Driving Change segment on crash safety gap studies: https://www.koaa.com/study-women-more-at-risk-for-injury-than-men-in-car-crash

Read more from Consumer Reports on this issue: https://www.consumerreports.org/car-safety/crash-test-bias-how-male-focused-testing-puts-female-drivers-at-risk/