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.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Prepared in cooperation with Dynamic Science, Inc., Phoenix, AZ., and Approved Engineering Test Labs., Fullerton, CA.
  • Corporate Authors:

    National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

    Office of Passenger Vehicle Research, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  USA  20590
  • Authors:
    • Morris, J B
  • Publication Date: 1979-12

Media Info

  • Pagination: 11 p.

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Filing Info

  • 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