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A Review of Motor Vehicle Glazing-Related Ejection Injuries
ISSN: 0148-7191, e-ISSN: 2688-3627
Published March 01, 1993 by SAE International in United States
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A review was conducted of injuries associated with ejection through motor vehicle glazing, using the 1988 through 1991 National Accident Sampling System data maintained by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The review indicated that one percent of the occupants in towaway crashes were ejected and that 22 percent of fatalities in towaway crashes were ejected. Fifty-three percent of complete ejections were through the glazing openings in motor vehicles. Current motor vehicle glazing does not contribute significantly to occupant injuries, but the effects of glazing changes on serious injuries will need to be considered.
CitationHarper, C. and Partyka, S., "A Review of Motor Vehicle Glazing-Related Ejection Injuries," SAE Technical Paper 930740, 1993, https://doi.org/10.4271/930740.
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