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Rider-Passenger Protection in Motorcycle Collisions

  • Special Publication
  • SP-0827
  • ISBN 1-56091-057-7
Published May 01, 1990 by SAE International in United States
Rider-Passenger Protection in Motorcycle Collisions
  • English
  • 220 pages
Because motorcyclists are nearly 4 1/2 times more vulnerable to fatal crash injuries than automotive occupants, motorcycle collision protection is an area of growing concern. This leading edge publication highlights developing technologies aimed at reducing motorcyclist trauma in accidents. Partial contents of this comprehensive reference include: airbags and motorcycles~are the compatible; automobile/motorcycle impact research using human legs and tibias; appropriate and inappropriate strategies for injury reduction in motorcycle accidents; research into motorcycle conspicuity and its implementation; and some aspects of motorcycle-vehicle collision reconstruction.