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).
- See also Volume 1, PB-266 936.
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- Braun, R L
- Cronin, R H
- David, N A
- Fend, A V
- Norman, J R
- Publication Date: 1977-5
- Pagination: 212 p.
- TRT Terms: Analysis; Bumpers; Costs; Crash investigation; Doors; Evaluation; Feasibility analysis; Federal government; Fuel systems; Human factors engineering; Methodology; Motor fuels; Motor vehicles; Policy; Protection; Recommendations; Safety; Scheduling; Standards; Surveys; Technology; Technology assessment; Vehicle occupants
- Uncontrolled Terms: Cost analysis
- Geographic Terms: United States
- Old TRIS Terms: Government policies; Technical analysis
- Subject Areas: Finance; Highways; Passenger Transportation; Policy; Research; Safety and Human Factors; Security and Emergencies; Vehicles and Equipment;
- 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