AN ANALYSIS OF MOTORCYCLE SIDE IMPACT

An experimental investigation was made into the severity of injuries experienced by motorcycle riders when their machine is hit from the side by an automobile. A series of six impact tests was conducted using an instrumented dummy to obtain acceleration readings of head and chest, and bending forces on upper and lower leg bones. /Author/

  • Corporate Authors:

    AMF Incorporated

    Advanced Systems Laboratory, 495 South Fairview Avenue
    Goleta, CA  USA  93017
  • Authors:
    • Livers, G D
  • Publication Date: 1974-2

Media Info

  • Features: Figures; References; Tables;
  • Pagination: 94 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00141703
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Safety Council Safety Research Info Serv
  • Report/Paper Numbers: DOT HS-801 840 Intrm Rpt7
  • Contract Numbers: DOT-HS-4-00815
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Mar 30 1977 12:00AM