HEAVY TRUCK CRASH AVOIDANCE RESEARCH SUPPORT; VEHICLE DYNAMICS - A PLAN FOR CONDUCTING AN LCV OPERATIONAL FIELD TEST. INTERIM TECHNICAL REPORT

This report presents a plan for conducting operational tests of longer combination vehicles (LCVs) equipped with antilock braking systems (ABS) and double-drawbar dollies (C-dollies). The document identifies five commercial trucking fleets to participate in the study. Detailed plans for acquiring the necessary hardware and retrofitting the test vehicles are included. Plans for operational (maintenance, reliability, etc.) and performance data gathering and analysis are included. An itemized financial plan is presented. PERT and Gantt charts are appended.

  • Corporate Authors:

    University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute

    2901 Baxter Road
    Ann Arbor, MI  United States  48109-2150

    National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

    1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  United States  20590
  • Authors:
    • Winkler, C B
    • Bogard, S
    • Bowen, M A
  • Publication Date: 1993-2

Language

  • English

Media Info

  • Features: Figures; Tables;
  • Pagination: 46 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00716840
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
  • Report/Paper Numbers: UMTRI-93-9, HS-041 403, Proj No. NRD-01-2-07572
  • Contract Numbers: DTNH22-92-D-07003
  • Files: HSL, TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Feb 20 1996 12:00AM