Browse Standards J2179_199309
Historical Issued 1993-09-01

A Test for Evaluating the Rearward Amplication of Multi-Articulated Vehicles J2179_199309

The procedure applies to heavy vehicles weighing more than 11 800 kg (26 000 lb) and particularly to those vehicles having two or more articulation joints that allow rotation in a horizontal plane. The procedure pertains to the lateral directional response of multi-articulated vehicles in avoidance maneuvers performed at highway speeds without braking. This test procedure is intended to be used for determining the rearward amplification and dynamic offtracking qualities of multi-trailer commercial vehicles (heavy trucks and buses).
J2179_200009
2000-09-29
Latest
Canceled
J2179_199309
1993-09-01
Historical
Issued

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