Practical Problems in Implementing Commercial Vehicle Cab Occupant Protection Standard ECE R-29 2005-26-041
With ever-increasing concern for the occupant safety, it is desirable that the design of truck cab should meet the safety requirements specified in ECE R-29. The cab must be designed in such a way that, sufficient survival space to be guaranteed in the event of accident for the safety of the driver and co-driver.
It was found that there are some areas, which are not covered by the standard or the standard is not very clear. This paper discusses about the practical problems incurred during implementation of the standard in Indian scenario and also suggests possible practical solutions.