Vehicle Safety

This report on vehicle safety in Europe contains the following chapter headings: 1. Vehicle Safety; 2. Vehicle design and road safety - 2.1 What can vehicle design contribute? 2.2 What role does research play? 2.3 What can vehicle safety deliver in future?; 3. Vehicle safety policy - 3.1 What are the main policy mechanisms? 3.2 Consumer information, 3.3 Car industry policies, 3.4 Product liability, 3.5 What can European countries do?; 4. Key issues for vehicle safety design - 4.1 What forces can be tolerated the human body? 4.2 What are main crash injury problems? 4.3 Crash avoidance and crash protection, 4.4 Cost-benefit and cost-effectiveness; 5. Safety design needs - 5.1 Cars, 5.2 Motorcycles, 5.3 Heavy goods vehicles, 5.4 Light vans and minibuses, 5.5 Buses and coaches, 5.6 Bicycles; 6. Knowledge gaps - 6.1 The epidemiology of traffic injury, 6.2 Biomechanical research, 6.3 Crash avoidance, 6.4 Crash protection; 7. Appendix - 7.1 What can European countries do? 8. Knowledge gaps - 8.1 Car occupants, 8.2 Motorcyclists, 8.3 Cyclists, 8.4 Pedestrians.

Language

  • English

Media Info

  • Media Type: Web
  • Features: Appendices; Figures; References; Tables;
  • Pagination: 53p

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01155104
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Apr 21 2010 12:34PM