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Side impact fixed-pole crash testing of the NHTSA modified vehicle

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Transportation, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, National Technical Information Service [distributor in [Washington, D.C.], Springfield, Va .
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    Subjects:
  • Automobiles -- Crashworthiness -- Testing,
  • Crash injuries

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsUnited States. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Vehicle Research and Test Center (U.S.)
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv, 23 p. :
    Number of Pages23
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17983672M

      This test was conducted with a modified Ford Expedition on the FMVSS rollover cart moving at km/h ( mph), releasing the vehicle with its roll axis perpendicular to . (5) Side Crash Area. (i) The side crash area must be immediately below the frontal crash area, separated by a dark line that is a minimum of three points in width. The text must be dark against a light background. Both the driver and the rear seat passenger side crash test rating must be displayed with the maximum star rating achieved.

    As part of its activities, NHTSA is charged with writing and enforcing Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards as well as regulations for motor vehicle theft resistance and fuel economy, as part of the Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) system. FMVSS was the first standard to become effective on 1 March NHTSA also licenses vehicle manufacturers and importers, allows or Headquarters: Washington, D.C., U.S. Editor’s Note: A Bus Crash, Litigation, and a Surprising Result is a complex and extraordinary story involving crash deaths, corporate malfeasance, regulatory gaps and litigation that produced significant results – not just for the plaintiffs, but for public safety. Given the length necessary to do this story justice, The Safety Record has decided to publish it in two parts.

    View of the vehicle and barrier just after the crash test. View of the vehicle after the crash with doors removed, showing the side airbags and damage to the occupant compartment. Smeared greasepaint shows where the driver dummy's head was protected from being hit by hard structures by the side .   The United States government’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) runs a new car assessment program that includes a full-frontal impact test, side impact test and pole test. Euro NCAP, in turn, is a car safety performance assessment program backed by several European governments and the European Union.


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To meet the test, vehicle manufacturers will need to assure head and improved chest protection in side crashes. It will lead to the installation of new technologies, such as side curtain air bags and torso side air bags, which are capable of improving head and thorax protection to occupants of vehicles.

Get this from a library. Side impact fixed-pole crash testing of the NHTSA modified vehicle. [United States. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.; Vehicle Research and Test Center (U.S.);]. SAE Gov/Industry Meeting, May NHTSA Side Impact Research. Interim Harmonized Dummy Research (ES-2) n Motivation: improve injury measurement capabilities in FMVSS (thorax, abdomen, & pelvis) & harmonization.

n Goal: assess use of ES-2 in FMVSS and subsequent testing by the agency as the proposed interim harmonized dummy. Administration (NHTSA) implemented a dynamic side impact compliance test. This compliance test, Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) No. is a nearly right angle side impact in which the striking vehicle moves at kmph into the struck vehicle.

InNHTSA began testing passenger cars in side impact in the New Car Assessment Program ([email protected]). In the USA NCAP. 5 Vehicle Selection 8 vehicles selected: l5 from list of vehicles to be selected for SINCAP l3 vehicles piggy-backed to R&D tests with ES-2 dummy The following considered when selecting vehicles: lDifficulty of correctly positioning rear SID dummy – exempt from side NCAP testing lPopular models lCovered various vehicle classes (2-dr.

pass. cars, 4-dr. Crashed Vehicle File Side impact case studies by Fildes et al [l] detailed vehicle crash parameters together with injury distributions for a sample of hospitalised and killed occupants in Australian crashes.

These case studies were based on a sample of side impact crashes of passenger vehicles. a vehicle’s frontal impact star rating. For side impact, NHTSA will maintain the current moving deformable barrier test at mph (63 kmph) but will update that test to include new side impact test dummies and new injury criteria that are used to assign a vehicle’s side impact star rating.

Additionally, vehicles will also be assessed using a. Examples of vehicle tests are those done as part of the NCAP and lateral vehicle-to-vehicle impacts.

Features of the interactive access tools include drill-down to detail views, support for plotting of the crash test signals, download of individual signals in either NHTSA UDS or ASCII X-Y (as tab separated values) format, and download of entire test data sets in either NHTSA UDS or.

The side saddle fuel tank design installed in over 10 million trucks – all General Motors full-size pickups and cab-chassis trucks (pickups without beds) and some dual cab or RV chassis – is the worst auto crash fire defect in the history of the U.S.

Department of Transportation. Based on. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) research to improve occupant protection in side impact crashes for the light vehicle US fleet. First, a brief overview of the modern US fleet is presented. Next, the crash data study methods and results are presented.

Finally, in the discussion section, the ensuing advanced side impact test. For detailed frontal NCAP crash test reports ( to present): NHTSA For detailed side NCAP crash test reports ( to present): NHTSA Via NHTSA’s Research and Development web page by clicking HERE.

The Vehicle Crash Test Database contains engineering data measured for several NHTSA program offices involved in crash. Initially, the NHTSA only performed frontal-impact crash tests, pulling cars at a speed of 35 mph. Then, inthe organization introduced the side-impact test, followed in by rollover tests.

But, although the NHTSA has modified how it’s reported its results over the years, the tests themselves haven’t really : Matthew Skwarczek. Side Impact Crash Test Dummies. The SID-IIs is currently the only existing 5th percentile sized side impact dummy. Its unique capabilities include the ability to measure individual thoracic and abdominal rib deflections and accelerations.

This dummy is currently being tested to evaluate its biofidelity, durability, padding sensitivity. Vehicle Crash Test Database. The NHTSA Vehicle Crash Test Database contains engineering data measured during various types of research, the New Car Assessment Program (NCAP), and compliance crash tests.

Information in this database refers to the performance and response of vehicles and other structures in impacts. Small Overlap and Oblique Testing Studies have shown that fatalities still occur with vehicles equipped with safety belts and airbags in both small overlap and oblique crashes.

Small overlap crashes are crashes with all the damage outside the main longitudinal. NOTE: Only data that has been reviewed and released from NHTSA/OCR's quality control process is available via this interface. Use this query form to search for vehicle crash tests based on select test information.

Choose form values from the available lists or type values into the provided fields and click the "Submit" button to execute your query and retrieve the results. Welcome to The Car Crash name’s Mike, I and I’m a children’s safety advocate.

I’ve worked directly with kids for the last 16 years, I’ve researched car seat safety and auto and traffic safety for the last 6 years on the CCD. Side Impact Crash Test Ratings: Side crash test ratings are conducted with a moving barrier is coated with material that replicates the forces and "give" found in the front of another vehicle.

All side impact rated vehicles are hit by the same size barrier, so it is possible to compare all types of different vehicles with each other when evaluating the side crash protection ratings. U.S. DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION VEHICLE DATABASE CATALOG (BY MAKE, MODEL, YEAR) 5/13/ Test No.

Vehicle Make Model Year Test Performer Test Reference Test Date Test Config Test Type Damage Index Closing Speed (km/h) Impact Angle (degrees) ACURA: EL VEHICLE RES. TEST. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) safety ratings are very vital in preventing injuries, saving lives and reducing vehicle crashes by providing necessary information on vehicle safety and crash avoidance methods.

The NHTSA, which is part of the Executive Branch and the Department of Transportation of the US government, has through the years provided safety ratings for. Published on The majority of pickups recently put through the passenger-side small overlap front test struggled to maintain their structure, but two trucks — the Ford F.

NHTSA New Car Assessment Program (NCAP) side impact: Crash test dummies representing an average-sized adult male and a small-sized adult female are placed in the driver and rear passenger seats.NHTSA side-impact pole test – click above to watch the video Join the fastest-growing online community for car enthusiasts for in-depth discussions, quick chats, photo sharing and more.

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