RESEARCH IN IMPACT PROTECTION FOR PEDESTRIANS AND CYCLISTS. FINAL REPORT

THE RESULTS OF RESEARCH RELATED TO AUTOMOBILE DESIGN FEATURES FOR PROTECTION OF PEDESTRIAN AND CYCLISTS IN COLLISION ARE PRESENTED. THE REPORTED RESEARCH PROGRAM HAD THE OBJECTIVE OF DEVELOPING, AND OF PROVIDING SUBSTANTIATING EVIDENCE TO SUPPORT, PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS FOR AUTOMOBILES THAT WILL ENHANCE THE PROTECTION OF PEDESTRIANS AND CYCLISTS. THE THREE-PART RESEARCH EFFORT INCLUDED: A PEDESTRIAN, CYCLE, AND MOTORCYCLE ACCIDENT STUDY OF 319 ACCIDENTS IN THE TORONTO AREA; THE DEVELOPMENT AND APPLICATION OF A COMPUTER SIMULATION OF THE DYNAMICS OF PEDESTRIAN IMPACTS; AND AN EXPLORATORY EXPERIMENTAL STUDY OF IMPACT LOADINGS AND STRUCTURAL DEFORMATIONS RELATED TO PEDESTRIAN IMPACTS WITH AUTOMOBILE EXTERIORS. /HSL/

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Rpt No Cal-VJ-2672-V-2, 354 PP, 16 REF
  • Corporate Authors:

    Cornell Aeronautical Laboratory, Incorporated

    4455 Genesee Street
    Buffalo, NY  USA  14221
  • Authors:
    • Culkowski, P M
    • Keryeski, J M
    • Mason, R P
    • Schotz, W C
    • Segal, D J
  • Publication Date: 1971-5

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00221493
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Highway Safety Literature
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Nov 29 1971 12:00AM