EVALUATION METHODOLOGIES FOR FOUR FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARDS. FMVSS 214: SIDE DOOR STRENGTH. FMVSS 215: EXTERIOR PROTECTION. FMVSS 301: FUEL SYSTEM INTEGRITY. FMVSS 208: OCCUPANT CRASH PROTECTION

This is the final report of the study to develop methodologies for evaluating the effectiveness of four selected Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards--FMVSS 214: Side Door Strength; FMVSS 215: Exterior Protection; FMVSS 301: Fuel System Integrity; and FMVSS 208: Occupant Crash Protection. This report provides a summary and overview of the nine preceding reports and an integration of the individual approaches developed for evaluating each Standard in earlier reports. This report includes conclusions and recommendations, reviews of the four Standards, approaches to evaluating the Standards, discussion of the methodologies for evaluation, and alternative implementation plans for performing the evaluations, individually and in an integrated fashion.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Center for the Environment and Man, Incorporated

    275 Windsor Street
    Hartford, CT  USA  06120

    National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

    1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  USA  20590
  • Authors:
    • Northrop, G M
  • Publication Date: 1977-5

Media Info

  • Pagination: 142 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00155428
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: DOT-HS-802-346 Final Rpt., CEM-4207-568
  • Contract Numbers: DOT-HS-6-01518
  • Files: NTIS, TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Aug 4 1977 12:00AM