Free Essays on Vehicle Safety

  1. act 1

    1. What are the safety systems we can find in the vehicles of today? Answer: Nowadays we can find three of the follow type of safety systems in the vehicles. - Active safety systems (Antilock braking system, traction control system, electronic stability program.) These safety-enhancement systems...

  2. Thesis

    hindrances that cause difficulties along the way such as congestion and safety. According to the World Health Organization (WHO) as of 2011, an estimated 1.2 million people lose their lives every year due to car accident and defective vehicles . Added to it , 11 percent of the total number of car related accident...

  3. Motor Vehicle Safety Laws and Public Health

    Motor Vehicle Safety Laws and Public Health Tiffany N. McClintock HCA 415 Community & Public Health Instructor: Sara Matusak April 1, 2013 Federal Laws “The U.S. Congress responded with the National Highway Traffic and Motor Vehicle Safety Act and the Highway Safety Act of 1966, creating...

  4. REGULATION

    Army Regulation 385–55 Safety Prevention of Motor Vehicle Accidents Headquarters Department of the Army Washington, DC 12 March 1987 Unclassified SUMMARY of CHANGE AR 385–55 Prevention of Motor Vehicle Accidents This revision-o Establishes the requirement for commanders to...

  5. Cost-Quality Relationship Memo

    Toyota issued a voluntary recall for “approximately 427 - 2011 model year RAV4 vehicles to replace the side curtain airbag(s).” This recall illustrated the cost Toyota would have to pay as it was reported after these vehicles were sold, where the airbags may not deploy properly in the event of a crash...

  6. Speeding-Related Crashes

    one-third reported being more likely to pass other drivers than to be passed. Speeding is one of the most prevalent factors in motor vehicle crashes. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) lists speeding as the third leading contributing factor in traffic fatalities. Speeding continues to...

  7. PAT 3 Decision Making

     PAT 3 – DECISION MAKING IN THE PURCHASE OF A NEW VEHICLE Decision Making Matrix Criteria Alternatives MPG PRICE SAFETY RATING SCORE Ford Edge 16 MPG, City 3 $28,100 4 “Good” 5 12 Chevy Equinox 20 MPG, City 5 $24,259 5 “Good” 5 15 Toyota Highlander 18 MPG, City 4...

  8. MOving About

    accelerate the car, we need to apply an unbalanced force, that is, press the accelerator more (Warren, N, 2004). Low Speed zone, Road Rules and Safety devices: In recent years many local councils have introduced lower speed limits and placed speed humps in streets to reduce the speed of cars (Warren...

  9. Responder Safety

    Responder Safety Measures to Reduce Firefighter Fatalities [pic] Firefighters over the years have been victims of nearly every possible mishap known to mankind. These incidents were direct results of their strenuous positions in protecting the public from harms way. Until recent years...

  10. Ford Pinto Case

    introduced the first subcompact vehicle, the Ford Pinto. After production had begun and the release of the Pinto in the United States, Ford discovered a defect in the design on the fuel system; the gas tank was placed in the rear of the vehicle. This error could cause the vehicle to explode on low speed rear...

  11. A Guide to Car Buying

    (yarnlady 1) That means that in about two weeks the average person spends over a full day in their car. With that much of your time being spent in a vehicle; wouldn’t it be a (good idea to make your car buying experience a favorable endeavor)? When buying a new car there are several factors that need to...

  12. Lexus and Mercedes

    Lexus and Mercedes. Lexus Summary • Luxury vehicle division of Japanese automaker Toyota Motor Corporation. • First introduced in the United States in 1989, where Lexus has now become the highest-selling make of luxury cars. [1] • Lexus vehicles are now available throughout the world. • Slogan:...

  13. Road Accident

    A SURVEY OF RISK OF ACCIDENTS IN MALAYSIA Nurulhuda.J1, Ho.J.S2, Jamilah.M.M.3 Malaysian Institute of Road Safety Research (MIROS) Lot 125-135, Jalan TKS1, Taman Kajang Sentral, 43300 Kajang, Selangor,MALAYSIA ABSTRACT Background: Traffic accidents rank fifth among the leading cause of deaths in...

  14. Bcomm

    Preview 8-9 Findings Safety Features 9 Gas Mileage 9-10 Technology Features 10-11 Engine Specifications 13-15 Some Expenses 13-15 Warranty Information 20-21 Trade-in...

  15. Title - SUV's: Are They Really Worth It? This is an argumentive essay favoring anti-suv ideals. It deals with fuel consumption and safety issues.

    utility vehicles have taken the place of the traditional station wagon as the most popular vehicle for the suburban mom. These vehicles have essentially changed our nation's highways. SUV's are categorized by the government as light trucks, which are held to less stringent fuel-efficiency and safety standards...

  16. Ford Pinto Case: Business Ethics

    Ford Pinto Case: Business Ethics What level of safety does an auto consumer expect from the manufacturer? Is it the manufacturer’s responsibility to ensure a vehicle that protects the occupant in all conditions, to what degree should the occupant be protected? In August of 1970 Ford Motors released...

  17. Mandatory Use of Seatbelts Saves Lives

    belt contributes to more fatalities than any other single traffic safety-related behavior. Seat belts are the most effective safety devices in vehicles today, estimated to save 9,500 lives each year, yet only 68 percent of the motor vehicle occupants are buckled. Many people believe that wearing a seat...

  18. The Traffic Safety Problem in Urban Areas

    THE TRAFFIC SAFETY PROBLEM IN URBAN AREAS J. ARCHER1 and K. VOGEL2 1 CTR, Kungliga Tekniska Högskolan, Stockholm, Sweden; 2 VTI, Linköping, Sweden E-mail: [email protected]; [email protected] As the number of people who reside and work in urban areas increases, so, too, do the needs...

  19. Seat Belts Argumentative Essay

    Argument Based Essay Seat Belts A seat belt is a restraining device installed in a vehicle to prevent or minimize the force of an injury during a crash (“Seat Belts” 5). Although it is also known as a safety belt, the “safety” part is the key issue that is causing much controversy around drivers, manufacturers...

  20. Electronic Toll Collection

    management and transit vehicles. Many test are being conducted for transportation payment but it states that in this transaction it takes less than a second to finish. This test is the marseillies, france. Traveller safety and security: One of the main target of ITS is to achieve safety and security. This...

  21. HCA 415 ASH Course Tutorial / Uoptutorial

    will examine the role of state and federal government as it relates to motor vehicle safety. Review the case study Motor Vehicle Safety in your course text. Provide a brief description of laws associated with motor vehicle safety at the federal level and for your own state. Identify what type of law it...

  22. Motor Vehicle Safety

    motor vehicle safety. There are laws that are created at every level of government in the United States starting with the federal government all the way down to municipal or city regulations. A licensed driver must be aware of and abide by all of these different laws in order to ensure the safety of not...

  23. critical thinking

     Child Safety Seats For Big Kids Child Safety Seats for Big Kids Child Safety Seats are the best protection a parent can provide to a child when traveling in a vehicle. Child Safety Seats are specifically designed to protect a child from becoming injured in a vehicle collision by ensuring...

  24. Transportation Safety

    around the city. Eg: A good public transportation in Mumbai compared to other major metropolitan cities in India has resulted in low private transport vehicles there. Not only people but transportation is hugely responsible for distribution and consumption of goods and services in the society. From the...

  25. Automobile Safety

    Informative speech on automobile safety Informative Speech Outline Intro Automobiles! You just have to have one in this fast paced world! In the United States, or maybe just in a popular city such as Los Angeles or New York, automobiles are necessary. People need to move from point A to point...

  26. So Why Can't I Speed

    statistics, speed limits, road conditions and driving habits which are the leading causes of speeding. Even though speed is not the main factor for vehicle fatalities, speed is dangerous resulting in accidents and influencing many fatalities. Additionally, the information provided will examine some of...

  27. Drivers Safety

    DRIVERS SAFETY, TRAFFIC LAWS & CONSEQUENCES TO BREAKING THEM Behind every driver there are rules and regulations that have been applied. There are many aspects to driving such as safety, traffic laws and the consequences to breaking them. Being a soldier in the Army makes you responsible for...

  28. KPMG Review

    STATE & LOCAL GOVERNMENT Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles Management and Organizational Structure Study Final Report June 30, 2009 ADVISORY KPMG LLP Suite B 2282 Killearn Center Blvd. Tallahassee, FL 32309 Telephone Fax Internet 850 385 5414 850 385 6272 www...

  29. Technology in Vehicles

    Conclusion Vehicle technology can improve the transport system in many ways, but specifically in the context of this paper, it has the potential to reduce the number of accidents on the roads. There are a vast number of new technologies available on new vehicles or top of the range vehicles that will...

  30. Vehicle Transport Safety

    Health and Safety Executive Workplace transport safety A brief guide Introduction Every year, there are over 5000 accidents involving transport in the workplace. About 50 of these result in people being killed (www.hse.gov.uk/statistics). The main causes of injury are people falling off vehicles...