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[link url=http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?Sect2=PTO1&Sect2=HITOFF&p=1&u=/netahtml/PTO/search-bool.html&r=1&f=G&l=50&d=PALL&RefSrch=yes&Query=PN/9725060 target=_blank]In a new patent[/link], Waymo describes how the vehicle could dynamically deform in the event of an accident in order to, for example, protect pedestrians. The modularly designed front would automatically yield if an impact is about to happen. This is in line with another one of Waymo’s safety concepts: in case of collision, the accident victim would [link url=http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?Sect1=PTO2&Sect2=HITOFF&p=1&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsearch-bool.html&r=1&f=G&l=50&co1=AND&d=PTXT&s1=google.ASNM.&s2=9340178.PN.&OS=AN/google+AND+PN/9340178&RS=AN/google+AND+PN/9340178 target=_blank]stick to a vehicle body with adhesive function[/link] to prevent further injuries.