1996-10-01

Reducing Driving Fatigue by Improving Heavy Vehicle Directional Stability 962182

The intent of this paper is to shed new light on the critical need to establish a new industry standard for heavy vehicle stability and control No attempt is being made to criticize what has gone on before, but rather to present an enlightened overview of the major cause of Driving Fatigue, and the need for a fundamental change in how the automotive design community addresses this universal heavy vehicle steering and control problem
This paper is written to be more easily understood by those not schooled in the art It will unmask the mystery of steering geometry and focus on the few key elements that cause most of the directional stability problems

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