Five vehicles were tested to Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 105a, Hydraulic Brake Systems, to determine the degree current production (1973) braking systems comply with the 1976 model year requirements. A large school bus, a motor home, a compact pickup truck, a four-wheel drive carryall and a passenger car were instrumented and utilized as test vehicles. The report presents a description of the test program and an analysis of the results. It includes: descriptions of test vehicles, instrumentation and the test site; detailed data sheets; vehicle performance summaries and graphs; and a discussion of results.

Media Info

  • Pagination: 220 p.

Subject/Index Terms

Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00051678
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: DOT-HS-800-978 Final Rpt
  • Files: NTIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Apr 5 1974 12:00AM