CONSUMER AID SERIES: BRAKES, TIRES, AND ACCELERATION CAPABILITIES OF PASSENGER CARS AND MOTORCYCLES

Annual series of 3 reports comparing safety performance capability test results of model year foreign and domestic passenger cars & motorcycles. Reports, described below, cover brakes, tire reserve load, and acceleration. Data are provided by manufacturers, as required by DOT regulations. Format of reports is as follows: intro and facsimile of DOT testing regulations; index by manufacturer; and 2 extended tables ranking autos and motorcycles, by test performance, with and without selected options. Brakes: Comparision of Braking Performance for Passenger Cars and Motorcycles. (Pt. 1, Vol 6 Jan 1976. III+25 PP S/N 050-003-00226-7) Annual report providing data on the 60 mph stopping distances of model year passenger cars and motorcycles. Tires: Comparison of Tire Reserve Load for Passenger Cars (Pt. 2, Vol. 6 Jan 1976. XII + 63 pp. S/N 050-003-00227-5) Annual report providing data on the minimum tire reserve loads of model year passenger cars. Acceleration and Passing Ability: Comparison of Acceleration and Passing Ability for Passenger Cars and Motorcycles (Pt 3, Vol 6 Jan 1976 XIII + 51 pp S/N 050-003-00228-3) Annual report providing data on the acceleration capabilities (seconds and feet) of model year passenger cars and motorcycles. (TSC)

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Data is provided by the Individual Auto Manufacturers in response to regulations issued by NHTSA, Paper Copy.
  • Corporate Authors:

    National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

    1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  USA  20590
  • Publication Date: 1970

Media Info

  • Pagination: n.p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00320181
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Transportation Statistical Reference File, TSC
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Annual
  • Files: TSR, TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Nov 23 1981 12:00AM