Holding Pg 1 PEDESTRIAN PROTECTION – AN EVALUATION OF AN AIRBAG SYSTEM THROUGH MODELLING AND TESTING

@inproceedings{Holding2001HoldingP1,
  title={Holding Pg 1 PEDESTRIAN PROTECTION – AN EVALUATION OF AN AIRBAG SYSTEM THROUGH MODELLING AND TESTING},
  author={Penny Holding and B. P. Chinn and J. Happian-Smith},
  year={2001}
}
Pedestrian impacts currently account for over 900 deaths and over 40,000 casualties each year in Britain. The chance of death or serious long-term disability increases greatly with impact speed. At 20mile/h (32km/h) the probability of killing or seriously injuring a child is 20%, but this rises to 80% at 40mile/h (64 km/h). Advanced Active Adaptive Secondary Safety systems were studied, which comprised sensors to identify a pedestrian within the vicinity of a vehicle and determine the… CONTINUE READING

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