Much has been done in recent years to improve automobile safety. But despite modern safety technology, a new study reports there is a disparity between injuries suffered by men and women who are involved in head-on collisions.

Front-impact accidents are frequently deadly and motorists of any sex often suffer catastrophic injuries. But even when both groups are wearing seatbelts, a study published in the journal Traffic Injury Prevention found that women are most likely to be injured in head-on collisions.

Why Are Women More Vulnerable in Head-On Collisions?