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    Protecting Pregnant Drivers

    November 30th, 2009

    We frequently handle cases involving pregnant women hurt during automobile collisions, and understand the dilemma that many soon to be mothers face regarding seat belt safety.  Interesting research is ongoing by Ford Motor Company to develop pregnancy-friendly safety devices which will reduce the risk of injury to unborn fetuses.  Until this technology hits automobile showroom floors however, many experts continue to recommend that pregnant women to wear the lap part of a seat belt low over their pelvis, not over the soft belly, and to sit as far from the steering wheel as possible.

    Click for the complete USA Today story:  http://www.usatoday.com/money/autos/2009-11-27-protecting-pregnant-drivers-ford-research_N.htm