VARIABLE DYNAMIC TESTBED VEHICLE STUDY. FINAL REPORT. VOLUME II: TECHNICAL RESULTS

This report describes the concept of a test vehicle for the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) that is designed to evaluate the dynamics, human factors, and safety aspects of advanced technologies in passenger class automobiles expected to be introduced as a result of the Intelligent Vehicle/Highway System program. The Variable Dynamic Testbed Vehicle requirements were determined from the inputs of anticipated users and specific research needs of NHTSA. Design and implementation approaches are described, the benefits of the vehicle discussed and costs for several options presented.

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  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Sponsored by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Washington, D.C. PB95-159794 includes Volume I: Executive Summary, Volume II: Technical Results, and Volume III: Appendixes.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Jet Propulsion Laboratory

    California Institute of Technology, 4800 Oak Grove Drive
    Pasadena, CA  United States  91103
  • Authors:
    • Marriott, A T
  • Publication Date: 1994-9

Language

  • English

Media Info

  • Features: Figures; References; Tables;
  • Pagination: 83 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00719510
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
  • Report/Paper Numbers: JPL-D-11266, Vol. II, HS-808 179
  • Contract Numbers: DTNH22-93-X-07514
  • Files: HSL, TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Mar 27 1996 12:00AM