SEAT BELT PERFORMANCE OF MANUAL AND AUTOMATIC SYSTEMS INSTALLED IN THE GM AND CHEVROLET CHEVETTE AND THE VW RABBIT
Tests of both manual and automatic seat belt equipped Chevrolet Chevettes and VW Rabbits have been conducted by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The report reviews the test data and attempts to explain the reason for the difference in performance of the two (manual and automatic) seat belt systems.
- Prepared in cooperation with Dynamic Science, Inc., Phoenix, AZ., and Approved Engineering Test Labs., Fullerton, CA.
Washington, DC United States 20590
- Morris, J B
- Publication Date: 1979-12
- Pagination: 11 p.
- TRT Terms: Alternatives analysis; Automobiles; Manual safety belts; Motor vehicles; Performance; Reviews; Safety engineering; Systems analysis; Tests; Vehicle safety
- Old TRIS Terms: Vehicular safety
- Subject Areas: Highways; Vehicles and Equipment;
- Accession Number: 00313115
- Record Type: Publication
- Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
- Report/Paper Numbers: DOT-HS-805-203 Tech Rpt.
- Files: NTIS, TRIS, USDOT
- Created Date: May 7 1980 12:00AM