SCHOOL BUS SEAT RESTRAINT AND SEAT ANCHORAGE SYSTEMS

TWO FULL-SCALE COLLISION EXPERIMENTS INVOLVING A SCHOOL BUS WERE CONDUCTED USING RESEARCH TECHNIQUES AND ENGINEERING METHODOLOGY DESIGNED TO PROVIDE REALISTIC AND OBJECTIVE FINDINGS RELATING TO SCHOOL BUS PASSENGER SAFETY. THE FOLLOWING CATEGORIES RELATING TO PASSENGER INJURY CAUSATION WERE STUDIED: LOCATION AND TYPE OF IMPACT, STRUCTURAL INTEGRITY OF VEHICLES, VEHICLE SIZE, SEAT DESIGN, LOCATION AND ANCHORAGE, TYPE OF RESTRAINT OR FORCE MODERATOR, TYPE OF SAFETY GLASS, PASSENGER SIZE, PASSENGER KINEMATICS AND INTERACTIONS, FORCES SUSTAINED BY PASSENGERS AND SPECIAL EMERGENCY EXIT EVALUATIONS.

  • Corporate Authors:

    University of California, Los Angeles

    Institute of Transportation Studies
    3250 School of Public Affairs Building
    Los Angeles, CA  USA  90095-1656
  • Authors:
    • WOJCIK, C K
    • Sandes, L R
  • Publication Date: 1972-8

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  • Pagination: 204 p.

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  • Accession Number: 00224259
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jun 8 2002 12:00AM