ECE REGULATION 44 - AN UPDATE ON THE CURRENT REVISION

After 12 years since the introduction and approximately 500 approvals according to ECE Regulation 44 in Child Restraint Systems a major revision is now being done. The revision is scheduled to be completed in 1993. The main features of the update are: better definitions and instructions; air bag interaction; mandatory strong crotch straps; higher buckle opening forces; new mass group and dummy; more realistic dynamic testing; compatibility checks on vehicle seating positions; side impacts; various other improvements; conformity of production; and longer term solutions dependant on ISO. (A) For the covering abstract of the compendium see IRRD 880073.

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  • Accession Number: 00725308
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Institute for Road Safety Research, SWOV
  • ISBN: 1-56091-422-X
  • Files: ITRD
  • Created Date: Sep 26 1996 12:00AM