Crash Mitigation and Collision Avoidance

Crash Mitigation and Collision Avoidance

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Fact Sheet: The Safety of Heavy Duty Vehicles

Objectives: To highlight the various safety factors relating to drivers of heavy duty vehicles.

  • Author(s): European Transport Safety Council
  • Published: European Transport Safety Council, 2005
  • Date Added: 04 Feb 2013
  • Format: Adobe Portable Document Format

Reining In Whiplash: Better Protection for Europe’s Car Occupants

Objectives: This ETSC policy paper on ‘Reining in whiplash: Better Protection for Europe’s Car Occupants’ brings together arguments on why whiplash injuries are an increasing social and financial problem to European society and what can be done to tackle this major road safety issue.

  • Author(s): European Transport Safety Council
  • Published: European Transport Safety Council, 2007
  • Date Added: 04 Feb 2013
  • Format: Adobe Portable Document Format

Cars in the Future

Objectives: This paper seeks to explore how driving will change in the future due to the advances in technology, and how it interacts with the driver. It will look at what predicted casualty savings we can expect from new technology, as well as how quickly it will spread into the market.

  • Author(s): The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents
  • Published: The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents, 2007
  • Date Added: 04 Feb 2013
  • Format: Adobe Portable Document Format

Fatalities in Frontal Crashes Despite Seat Belts and Air Bags

Objectives: To explore more detailed data from the Crashworthiness Data System of the National Automotive Sampling System and quantify how often various phenomena are occurring to make frontal RTIs fatal despite belts and air bags.

  • Author(s): J. Bean, C. Kahane, M. Mynatt, R. Rudd, C. Rush and C. Wiacek
  • Published: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, 2009
  • Date Added: 04 Feb 2013
  • Format: Adobe Portable Document Format

Side Impact Safety

Objectives: To provide the UK input to the WG13/21 subgroup benefits and costs analysis activity.

  • Author(s): M. Edwards, D. Hynd, R. Cuerden, A. Thompson, J. Carroll and J. Broughton
  • Published: TRL, 2010
  • Date Added: 04 Feb 2013
  • Format: Web Page Link

Crumple zones

Objectives: History of Crumple Zones.

  • Author(s): Global NCAP
  • Published: Global NCAP, 2012
  • Date Added: 04 Feb 2013