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Pedestrian-Protecting Collision-Avoidance Systems Vary

Automakers are increasingly putting collision-avoidance systems on more models and making them standard equipment. But the safety systems are not all the same, according to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, which conducted tests of 16 midsize sedans. Some cars stopped before the pedestrian dummy could be hit, others were slower to react. In one case, the vehicle did not reduce its speed and hit a child dummy.

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