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Seat Belt “Effectiveness Perception” in Heavy Truck Accidents
ISSN: 0148-7191, e-ISSN: 2688-3627
Published August 01, 1986 by SAE International in United States
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Heavy truck drivers have developed perceptions regarding seat belt safety. Their common sense and observation of serious accidents have misled them to think seat belts do not decrease injury rates in heavy trucks. This article discusses how those perceptions have developed and why they are misleading.
|Driver Head and Eye Positions
|Heavy Truck Frontal Crash Protection System Development
|Improvements for Bus Safety
CitationBlack, T., "Seat Belt “Effectiveness Perception” in Heavy Truck Accidents," SAE Technical Paper 861093, 1986, https://doi.org/10.4271/861093.
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