LIGHT TRUCK AGGRESSIVITY STUDY - TEST REPORT 5 - CAR-TO-CAR REAR-END IMPACT TEST

This test report presents the results of Test 3051-8, rear-end, symmetric, car-to-car collision. A 1978 Chevrolet Caprice Classic 4-door Sedan was used as the bullet vehicle for the test. The target vehicle used was a 1978 Dodge Omni 4-door Hatchback. The object of these tests is to provide car-to-car rear-end collision data. The crash test data from the program will be used to study the aggressivity of light trucks compared to that of passenger cars, support current vehicle standards, and provide information to upgrade future standards.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • See also HS-805 596, HS-805 607, and HS-805 608.
  • 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:
    • Yee, R
    • Copper, R
    • Davis, S
  • Publication Date: 1979-3

Media Info

  • Pagination: 69 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00328855
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: 3051-79-65 Final Rpt., HS-805 609
  • Contract Numbers: DOT-HS-8-01942
  • Files: HSL, NTIS, TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Apr 15 1982 12:00AM