Highway Safety

Highway Safety

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Between 1980 and 1992, the annual death toll on America's highways dropped from more than 50, 000 to less than 40, 000. One factor contributing to the decline may have been the increasing concern among consumers about the safety of the vehicles they purchase. This report reviews the automobile crashworthiness program of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) to determine whether NHTSA's crash test programs provide valid and reliable indicators of occupant safety in real-world crashes. Charts and tables.Therefore, the 1991 nass had some accidents involving 1992 model-year automobiles. ... (vehicles with platforms identical to one another but sold under different model names a€” for example, Ford Taurus and Mercury Sable) were projected to the twins. ... to aquot;restrainedaquot; drivers a€” that is, drivers who made proper use of either a manual or an automatic seat belt or whose air bag deployed during the crash.

Title:Highway Safety
Author:DIANE Publishing Company
Publisher:DIANE Publishing - 1995-10-01


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