SUMMARY OF TESTS ON MOTOR VEHICLES UNDER WINTER CONDITIONS

THIS PAPER PRESENTS THE SIGNIFICANT RESULTS OF WINTER TEST PROGRAMS WITH PASSENGER CARS (FOREIGN, COMPACT, AND REGULAR SIZE), BUSES, STRAIGHT TRUCKS, TRUCK TRACTOR-SEMITRAILERS, AND TRUCK FULL-TRAILER COMBINATIONS. THE TESTS ARE DIVIDED INTO THE FOLLOWING CATEGORIES: (A) EVALUATION OF TIRES AND TRACTION DEVICES, (B) VEHICLE STABILITY, (C) DRIVER TECHNIQUE, (D) TESTS OF SPECIAL DEVICES SUCH AS INERTIA ANTI-SKID DEVICES, (E)SPECIAL BRAKES, (F) SELF-LOCKING DIFFERENTIALS, (G) SPECIAL FIFTH-WHEEL COUPLERS, (H) ANTI-JACKKNIFE DEVICES, AND (I) EFFECT OF THE VARIATION OF BLADE LOADING ON EFFICIENCY OF WINDSHIELD WIPER BLADES. /AUTHOR/

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Vol 40, pp 565-581, 9 FIG, 10 TAB, 2 REF
  • Authors:
    • Easton, A H
  • Publication Date: 1961

Media Info

  • Monograph Title: Proceedings of the Fortieth Annual Meeting of the Highway Research Board, Washington, D.C., January 9-13, 1961.
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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00223542
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS, TRB
  • Created Date: Jun 5 1972 12:00AM