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VIDEO: Hamilton and Rosberg in harness

The advances in safety made by grand prix racing over the years are widely recognised, but nothing can be taken for granted in what is still a dangerous sport.We've left it to Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 drivers Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton to demonstrate a few safety facts in a new and unusual way, beginning with the safety harness fitted in every F1 cockpit.Race drivers have a six-point harness that works as a lifesaver in case of an accident out on track but, as the Mercedes pair will point out, in road traffic, wearing a seatbelt reduces the risk of a fatal injury by 40–50 per cent for drivers and front seat occupants, and between 25–75 per cent for rear seat occupants.As you will...
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