EXECUTIVE & TABULAR SUMMARY OF AIR BAG FIELD EXPERIENCE, 1977 & 1978

Volume I, Number 1 (PB-266933): this report contains narrative summaries and tables which describe a total of 119 accidents occurring during the past 4 years involving air bag equipped cars. Volume II, Number 1 (PB-283956): this report contains narrative summaries and tables which describe a total of 92 accidents which were reported to NHTSA during the period September 1, 1976 to August 31, 1977, involving air bag equipped cars. In both volumes, the information was extracted from the NHTSA files containing in-depth reports by the accident investigation teams from the regional research stations. For each case report, the following data are included: date, location of accident, DOT HS number (when available), type of impact, year and make of air bag equipped vehicle, type of accident, cause of air bag deployment, year and make of other vehicles involved, speed of impact and v's (when available), driver and passenger information, their injury codes, damage to the vehicles and damage codes.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Chi Associates Incorporated

    Arlington, VA  United States 
  • Publication Date: 1977-4

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00321125
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Transportation Systems Center
  • Files: TSR
  • Created Date: Oct 30 1982 12:00AM