This paper discusses motorcycle evasive handling performance in comparison with braking performance and with the evasive maneuvering capability of passenger cars. Motorcycle behavior in an evasive turn and the effect of rider technique and handling performance and analyzed. Motions of the motorcycle and rider in emergency maneuvers were studied and a mathematical model of the total system was developed. /Author/

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Proceedings of the 2nd International Congress on Automotive Safety, July 16-18, 1973.
  • Corporate Authors:

    National Motor Vehicle Safety Advisory Council

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    Washington, DC  United States  20590
  • Authors:
    • Watanabe, Y
    • Yoshida, K
  • Publication Date: 1973-7

Media Info

  • Features: Figures; Tables;
  • Pagination: 25 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00095947
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Safety Council Safety Research Info Serv
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Paper #73033 Proceeding
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Sep 30 1975 12:00AM