HOW TO FURTHER IMPROVE THE PROTECTION OF OCCUPANTS WEARING SEAT BELTS

Safety belt is less efficient in real accidents than in experimental conditions because of some defects concerning cars, way of wearing belt or belt technology or geometry. By analyzing 420 accident cases in each of which at least one occupant was injured, we evaluate the difference between theoretical and observed performances, we list factors having caused the observed injuries and we suggest counter measures.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Proceedings of the 19th AAAM Conference.
  • Corporate Authors:

    American Association for Automotive Medicine

    801 Green Bay Road
    Lake Bluff, IL  United States  60044
  • Authors:
    • Hartemann, F
    • Tarriere, C
    • Mackay, G M
    • Gloyns, R F
    • Hayes, HRM
    • Cesari, D
    • Ramet, M
  • Conference:
  • Publication Date: 1975

Media Info

  • Features: References; Tables;
  • Pagination: p. 36-48

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00133545
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Highway Safety Research Institute
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Sep 4 1976 12:00AM