Center for Pet Safety designed a reinforcing system made up of a number of strength rated straps. The purpose of this test was to see if there was any logical way to make a "value" crate perform better in a crash test.
Test Results: The wire crate remained in the cargo area and did not strike the seatback.
The test dog hit the back of the crate thus causing the crate to fail and the crash test dog struck the seatback. The crate was severely deformed on impact.
Test evidence indicates that even with strength rated support systems, wire crates should be considered as distraction prevention tools and will not provide significant protection in the case of an accident.
Test Dog Size: 110#