Crash Mitigation and Collision Avoidance

Crash Mitigation and Collision Avoidance

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The Euro NCAP Whiplash Test

Objectives: To highlight seats with known good and poor performance and to provide the maximum incentive to manufacturers to move towards best practice in seat design.

  • Author(s): M. van Ratingen, J. Ellway (Euro NCAP), M. Avery (Thatcham), P. Gloyns (VSC, on behalf of ICRT), V. Sandner (ADAC), T. Vermissen (TNO Science and Industry)
  • Published: M. van Ratingen, J. Ellway (Euro NCAP), M. Avery (Thatcham), P. Gloyns (VSC, on behalf of ICRT), V. Sandner (ADAC), T. Vermissen (TNO Science and Industry), no date
  • Date Added: 04 Feb 2013
  • Format: Adobe Portable Document Format

Whiplash Injury – Are Current Head Restraints Doing Their Job?

Objectives: To determine whether any other factors, in addition to head restraint adjustment, could be found which would influence the severity of whiplash injury.

  • Author(s): R. Minton (TRL), P. Murray, W. Stephenson, C. Galasko (University of Manchester)
  • Published: TRL and University of Manchester, 1999
  • Date Added: 04 Feb 2013
  • Format: Adobe Portable Document Format

Head Restraints – The Neglected Countermeasure

Objectives: Review of methods to minimise the differential head/torso movement and reduce the resulting injuries, focusing on the necessary first step for prevention, which is a head restraint that is behind and close to the back of an occupant’s head during the RTI.

  • Author(s): B. O’Neill
  • Published: Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, 1999
  • Date Added: 04 Feb 2013
  • Format: Adobe Portable Document Format

Side Airbag Deployments in the UK – Initial Case Reviews

Objectives: Presenting initial cases of deployment from the UK, including examples where there is some suggestion that side airbag deployment may have contributed to injury outcomes.

  • Author(s): A. Kirk and A. Morris
  • Published: Loughborough University, 2003
  • Date Added: 04 Feb 2013
  • Format: Adobe Portable Document Format

Keeping Children Safe in Traffic

Objectives: This report aims to encourage a continuation of the progress achieved in children’s road safety over the past two decades by drawing attention to successful programmes and strategies that can be tailored and adopted by OECD countries.

  • Author(s): Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development/International Transport Forum
  • Published: Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development/International Transport Forum, 2004
  • Date Added: 04 Feb 2013
  • Format: Adobe Portable Document Format