Performance testing of an improved driver restraint system for subcompact cars
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Performance testing of an improved driver restraint system for subcompact cars by James M. Burkes

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Published by Dept. of Transportation, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, for sale by the National Technical Information Service in Washington, Springfield, Va .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Automobiles -- Seat belts.,
  • Air bag restraint systems.,
  • Automobiles -- Safety appliances.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementJ. M. Burkes, J. R. Cromack ; Southwest Research Institute.
ContributionsCromack, J. Robert., United States. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration., Southwest Research Institute.
The Physical Object
Pagination2 v. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17819163M

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