The scope of this document is to provide an overview of the techniques found in the published literature for rollover testing and rollover crashworthiness evaluation at the vehicle and component levels. It is not a comprehensive literature review, but rather illustrates the techniques that are in use or have been used to evaluate rollover crashworthiness-related issues.
Inquiries from industry have been received requesting information on rollover testing procedures and approaches that have been utilized. This document provides background as to the techniques that have been utilized for rollover testing and evaluation of rollover protection systems at the vehicle and component levels. This update provides printing of color images in the document.