EVALUATION METHODOLOGY FOR FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARDS. VOLUME II. TECHNICAL FINDINGS

This report, Volume II of two volumes, describes overall study details and presents a thorough discussion of the evaluation plan developed for four Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards (FMVSS): FMVSS 301--Fuel System Integrity; FMVSS 208--Occupant Protection; FMVSS 214--Side Door Strength; and FMVSS 215--Exterior Protection. After a statement of the problem and a description of each standard, applicable technical factors are discussed, alternative evaluation methodologies are reviewed and assessed, the recommended evaluation study design is presented, and finally a plan for implementing the evaluation is provided (includes costs and schedules).

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • See also Volume 1, PB-266 936.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Stanford Research Institute

    333 Ravenswood Avenue
    Menlo Park, CA  United States  94025

    National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

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    Washington, DC  United States  20590
  • Authors:
    • Braun, R L
    • Cronin, R H
    • David, N A
    • Fend, A V
    • Norman, J R
  • Publication Date: 1977-5

Media Info

  • Pagination: 212 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00155418
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: DOT-HS-802-341 Final Rpt.
  • Contract Numbers: DOT-HS-6-01519
  • Files: NTIS, TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Aug 4 1977 12:00AM