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Crash Tester

If you like to learn about cars and safety, you could become a crash tester. Crash testers learn how to make cars safer by setting up crashes! These workers explore what happens to dummies, or big dolls, in a car crash. Then the crash testers decide how to make the cars safer. Crash testers study different air bags and seat belts and find ways to make them safer.

Safety City
Interactive web site by the National Association of Traffic Safety.

Insurance Institute for Highway Safety
Question and answer page by the Institute of Highway Safety.

Mechanical Engineer
This site gives information of the types of careers, including transporation, that a mechanical engineer is qualified to do.

Interview with Risa Scherer
Risa works with crash test dummies for the FORD motor company.