HUMAN FACTORS OF CRASH PROTECTION IN AUTOMOBILES 570040
THE problem of crash protection for ground-vehicle occupants relates not only to the general public but involves the Armed Forces inasmuch as there is a tremendous loss of man power to the defense effort from motor vehicle accident injuries.
Evidence for the need of safety devices in ground vehicles in order to improve their crash-protection characteristics is recommended.
Specifications for lap belts and lap belt installations are described, and the use of these belts in priority vehicles to evaluate their effectiveness is recommended. The three fundamental harness configurations are briefly discussed.