The book contains a selection of relevant sources of information on many aspects of car safety accident prevention and safety devices. It contains a bibliography and lists many organisations engaged in research, development, application and reporting car safety. The book concentrates on the vehicle and the contribution which engineering and design can make to road safety. It can be used to trace organisations, technical literature or databases. Information is listed on safety equipment suppliers, car safety software, standards and standard issuing bodies. References include over 350 abstracts and details of recently published material on such topics as airbags, bumpers, child safety, collision warning systems, crash dynamics, injuries and legislation. Also included are references on seat belts, energy absorbing materials, instrument panels and steering. The references are indexed in terms of author, author affiliation and keyword.

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  • Corporate Authors:

    Institution of Mechanical Engineers

    1 Birdcage Walk
    London SW1H 9JJ,   England 
  • Authors:
    • SCANLON, M
    • GOODAY, L
    • DEVINE, J
  • Publication Date: 1995-3


  • English

Media Info

  • Features: References;
  • Pagination: 209 p.
  • Serial:
    • Issue Number: 10
    • Publisher: Institution of Mechanical Engineers

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00713464
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Transport Research Laboratory
  • ISBN: 0-85298-945-8
  • Files: ITRD
  • Created Date: Nov 22 1995 12:00AM