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Restraint Technologies-Front Seat Occupant Protection

  • Special Publication
  • SP-0690
  • ISBN 0-89883-961-0
Published February 01, 1987 by SAE International in United States
Restraint Technologies-Front Seat Occupant Protection
  • English
  • 212 pages
Focusing on front seat belt restraints, SP-690 discusses the effects of seat belt legislation, the causes and consequences of occupant injury and methods and mechanisms to improve occupant protection. The contents of this informative publication include: evalution of occupant protection from responses measured in laboratory tests; motor vehicle occupant fatalities; variations of injury patterns of seat belt users; the role of skull fractures in short duration head impacts; performance evaluation of child restraints relative to vehicle lap-belt anchorage location; new measurement methods to assess the improved protection potential of airbag systems; fatality reductions from mandatory seatbelt usage laws and more.