1957-01-01

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.

SAE MOBILUS

Subscribers can view annotate, and download all of SAE's content. Learn More »

Access SAE MOBILUS »

Members save up to 18% off list price.
Login to see discount.
Special Offer: Download multiple Technical Papers each year? TechSelect is a cost-effective subscription option to select and download 12-100 full-text Technical Papers per year. Find more information here.
We also recommend:
TECHNICAL PAPER

Crash Injury Prevention: A Case Study of Fatal Crashes of Lap-Shoulder Belted Occupants

922523

View Details

TECHNICAL PAPER

Automobile Seats and Their Role as an Adjunct to Restraint Systems

920129

View Details

TECHNICAL PAPER

Dynamic Requirements of Automobile Seatbacks

930349

View Details

X