CRASH EXPOSURE AND CRASHWORTHINESS OF SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES

The crash involvement and occupant safety record of sport utility vehicles (SUVs) in comparison with those of cars, vans, and pickups are examined in this paper. The investigation is based on the crash experience of the cited vehicles on U.S. roads from 1988 to 1996, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's National Automotive Sampling System/Crashworthiness Data System (NASS/CDS) and Fatality Analysis Reporting System (FARS).

Language

  • English

Media Info

  • Features: Figures; References; Tables;
  • Pagination: p. 1-6
  • Serial:

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00800275
  • Record Type: Publication
  • ISBN: 0768003741
  • Report/Paper Numbers: SAE/SP-99/1442,, SP-1442, SP-1442,
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Oct 24 2000 12:00AM