AN EVALUATION OF THE U.S. FAMILY SEDAN ESV PROJECT

An evaluation has been made of the results obtained from the U.S. Family Sedan Experimental Safety Vehicle (ESV) Project. The topical framework for the evaluation includes: (1) general vehicle design; (2) technology for accident avoidance; (3) technology for crash energy management; (4) technology for post-crash safety; and (5) nonoperating safety. It is concluded that, in general, the Family Sedan ESV Project approached or met its demanding basic objectives.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Report was sponsored by the U.S. Department of Transportation National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Washington, D.C.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Battelle Columbus Laboratories

    505 King Avenue
    Columbus, OH  United States  43201
  • Authors:
    • Alexander, G H
    • Vergara, R D
    • Herridge, J T
    • Millicovsky, W
    • Neale, M R
  • Publication Date: 1974-10

Media Info

  • Features: Figures; Photos; References; Tables;
  • Pagination: 385 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00097007
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Highway Safety Research Institute
  • Report/Paper Numbers: DOT HS-801 255 Final Rpt.
  • Contract Numbers: DOT-HS-322-3-621
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 15 1975 12:00AM