REVIEW OF FOUR FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARDS: FMVSS 214, 215, 301, 208

The report covers the initial review of FMVSS 214 (Side Door Strength), FMVSS 215 (Exterior Protection), FMVSS 301 (Fuel System Integrity), and FMVSS 208 (Occupant Crash Protection). This work is the first task of the study of Evaluation Methodology for Four Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards. The review covers the objectives, requirements and timing of the four Standards. Also reviewed is the applicability of test conditions to real conditions; the relationship of the performance measures of the Standards to ultimate injury reduction; initial estimates of the effect of the Standard; and the extent and alternative methods of meeting the Standard.

  • 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
  • Publication Date: 1977-5

Media Info

  • Pagination: 37 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00158964
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: DOT-HS-802-343 Final Rpt., CEM-4207-559
  • Contract Numbers: DOT-HS-6-01518
  • Files: NTIS, TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Aug 4 1978 12:00AM