Engineering to assure vehicular safety at Daimler-Benz is described. Some features of vehicle design that help towards vehicular safety are described and include multi-link rear suspension, antilock braking systems, eccentrc sweep windshield wiper, design rules to mitigate first and second collision severity, crashworthy structure, and occupant restraint systems. These as well as some other safety features of cars are noted. The role of road accident investigation in the development of new and better designs is also noted.

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    International Association for Accident and Traffic Medicine

    Huddinge University Hospital Center, Traffic Medicine Center
    Stockholm,   Sweden  141 86
  • Authors:
    • Reidelbach, W
  • Publication Date: 1985

Media Info

  • Features: References;
  • Pagination: p. 43-46
  • Serial:
    • Journal of traffic medicine
    • Volume: 13
    • Issue Number: 3-4
    • Publisher: International Association for Accident and Traffic Medicine
    • ISSN: 0345-5564

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00495856
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
  • Report/Paper Numbers: HS-039 9907
  • Files: HSL, USDOT
  • Created Date: Jul 31 1990 12:00AM