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"Article 8 of the Treaty of the Functioning of the European Union: “In all its activities, the Union shall aim to eliminate inequalities between men and women.” Women being 47% more likely to be seriously injured in a car crash is one hell of an inequality to overlook.

Crash-test dummies for decades were based around the 50th-percentile male. The most commonly used dummy is 1.77m tall and weighs 76kg (significantly taller and heavier than an average woman)."

theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2

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