How well does a shopping cart protect your groceries at highway speeds?
Sweden's Dynamic Test Center is known for running unusual crash simulations. Simply put, these technicians like to have fun. There's a purpose to this test beyond just watching stuff get smashed—in this case, DTC shows how much damage a runaway shopping cart can do to the side of your car.
But what you really want to see is how a shopping cart holds up after crashing into a wall at 117.8 km/h (73 mph). Yes, that's a new shopping cart speed world record.
The test center also crash-tested a golf cart:
Ever wondered what would happen if a fully loaded tractor plowed through stopped traffic? They’ve tested that. Or just how much damage is caused when two skiiers collide? They’ve tested that too.