SELECTED FATAL INJURY MECHANISMS AND THE RELEVANCY OF MOTOR VEHICLE AND HIGHWAY SAFETY STANDARDS

Fatal injury causation, as determined by the multidisciplinary in-situ investigation of 41 motor vehicle accident fatalities, is considered. The relevance of certain crash phase motor vehicle safety standards and highway safety program standards in these fatal accidents is discussed. Specific University of Miami Multldisciplinary Accident Analysis Team case histories are briefly summarized to point up certain injury mechanisms and the involved standards.

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  • Features: Figures; References; Tables;
  • Pagination: p. 193-203

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00260888
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Highway Safety Research Institute
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Oct 11 1974 12:00AM