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TitleDevelopments in road safety: vehicle factors
AuthorsGibson TJ, McLean AJ
Year1984
TypeJournal Article
AbstractTraditionally, developments in road safety have concentrated on the roadworthiness of the vehicle. The standards of roadworthiness which have been achieved in the design and construction of a vehicle are largely the result of the motor vehicle industry's perception of the relevant market forces. Over the past 20 years increasing attention has been paid t o the crashworthiness of the vehicle. The term "crashworthiness" refers to the performance of a vehicle when involved in a crash; in particular, how well the vehicle protects its occupants from injury.
Report NumberQBG 1756
PublisherInstitution of Engineers Australia
SponsorInstitution of Engineers Australia
Journal TitleIEA (Queensland division)
Journal Volume (Issue)25(16)
Page Range17-21
Page Count5

Reference
Gibson TJ, McLean AJ (1984) 'Developments in road safety: vehicle factors', IEA (Queensland division), 25(16), pp 17-21.