How do crumple zones work?

1 Answer:
  • Ananth Kumar
    Crumple zones work by managing crash energy and increasing the time over which the deceleration of the occupants of the vehicle occurs, while also preventing intrusion into or deformation of the passenger cabin. This better protects car occupants against injury.
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