PERFORMANCE OF CRASH HELMETS IN NEW SOUTH WALES

The basis for the Australian standard for helmets for vehicle users is reviewed and the test method for impact energy attenuation is described. Energy test results for helmets sold in New South Wales in the period 1971 to 1976 are reported. Comparisons are made between manufacturers' claims and test results, and values for head injury criterion and severity index are reported. /Author/ /TRRL/

Media Info

  • Features: Figures; Photos; References; Tables;
  • Pagination: p. 180-207

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00145305
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Transport and Road Research Laboratory (TRRL)
  • ISBN: 0-909996-96-2
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Proceeding
  • Files: ITRD, TRIS
  • Created Date: Apr 13 2003 12:00AM