REQUIREMENTS ANALYSIS AND FEASIBILITY STUDIES FOR AN EXPERIMENTAL SAFETY MOTORCYCLE

A number of motorcycle subsystems and characteristics were investigated to determine their relationship to safety. These included aspects of conspicuity, rear vision, desirable banking angles, and vehicle dynamics. Subsystems investigated were tires, anti-lock brakes, and fuel system. Security against theft was also analyzed. Applicable test results are reported.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • See also PB-225 866.
  • Corporate Authors:

    AMF Incorporated

    Advanced Systems Laboratory, 495 South Fairview Avenue
    Goleta, CA  USA  93017

    National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

    1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  USA  20590
  • Authors:
    • Bartol, J A
    • Livers, G D
    • Miennert, R
  • Publication Date: 1975-7

Media Info

  • Pagination: 238 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00092442
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Final Rpt., DOT-HS-801-654
  • Contract Numbers: DOT-HS-4-00816
  • Files: NTIS, TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Nov 5 1976 12:00AM