ECE Regulation 44 - An Update on the Current Revision 933084

After 12 years since the introduction and approx. 500 approvals according to ECE Regulation 44 on Child Restraint Systems a major revision is now being done. The revision is scheduled to be completed in 1993. The main features of the update are:
  • Better Definitions and instructions
  • Air Bag interaction
  • Mandatory strong crotch straps
  • Higher buckle opening forces
  • New mass group and dummy
  • More realistic dynamic testing
  • Compatibility checks on vehicle seating positions
  • Side impacts
  • Various other improvements
  • Conformity of production
  • Longer term solutions dependant on ISO
The paper will present an update on some of the most interesting parts of this work.


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