This paper reports on the progress of the United States Experimental Safety Vehicle Program. This includes test results to date, some preliminary conclusions based on the work and an outline of future plans leading to the completion of the major ESV program objectives. AMF and Fairchild prototype vehicles are examined. Crash test and dummy performance results are outlined. Passenger compartment integrity and passive occupant protection are analyzed.
Albert J. Slechter
Office of ESV Programs
International Technical Conference on Enhanced Safety of Vehicles