The primary objectives of the study were to determine the need for standardizing the shift patterns of manual transmissions in passenger vehicles and to develop recommendations for an optimum pattern. Secondary objectives were to identify the problems truck drivers experience in shifting gears in both trucks and cars and to solicit their opinions with regard to the need for a standard in trucks.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Dunlap and Associates Incorporated

    One Parkland Drive
    Darien, CT  United States  06820

    National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

    1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  United States  20590
  • Authors:
    • Vallerie, L L
    • Kunkel, D T
  • Publication Date: 1975-2

Media Info

  • Pagination: 287 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00090526
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Final Rpt.
  • Contract Numbers: DOT-HS-4-00977
  • Files: NTIS, TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: May 29 1975 12:00AM