RSV (RESEARCH SAFETY VEHICLE) TEST MONITORING AND DATA PUBLICATION-RENAULT R20TS-TO-CALSPAN RSV 75 DEGREE LEFT SIDE IMPACT AT PEUGEOT

The report presents the results of a 75 degree left side impact collision between a Renault R20TS and the Calspan RSV No. 4. The Calspan RSV was the stationary target vehicle and was struck in the side by the Renault bullet vehicle. The test was conducted by Automobiles Peugeot in France. This crash test evaluated the structural integrity and dynamic response of the Calspon RSV, and the dynamic response of its three occupants when involved in a 75 degree side impact crash. The side door intrusion into the passenger compartment was limited to 3.8 inches maximum at the driver door, and all occupant responses met established human survival specifications.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Dynamic Science

    1850 West Pinnacle Peak Road
    Phoenix, AZ  USA  85027

    National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

    1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  USA  20590
  • Authors:
    • Cropper, R
    • Johnson, N
    • Davis, S
  • Publication Date: 1979-5

Media Info

  • Pagination: 125 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00313957
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: 6071-79-88-A Final Rpt., DOT-HS-805-252
  • Contract Numbers: DOT-HS-9-02095
  • Files: NTIS, TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Nov 29 1980 12:00AM