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60 Free Essays on Vehicle Safety

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    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...

  2. Cost-Quality Relationship Memo

    .pdf, p.6 (accessed August 20, 2009) Toyota Announces Voluntary Safety Recall of Certain 2011 Model Year RAV4 Vehicles http[->0]://[->1]toyotanewsroom[->2].[->3]com[->4]/[->5]releases[->6]/[->7]toyota[->8]+[->9]announces[->10]+[->11]voluntary[->12]+[->13]safety[->14]+[->15]recall[->16]+[->17...

  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...

  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...

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    SAFETY TUTOR PROJECT THE SAFETY TUTOR PROJECT - REDUCTION OF VEHICLES SPEED A great result in term of reduction of accidents and fatalities Antonino Galatà – Motorways Operation Director Autostrade per l’Italia Spa 1 THE SAFETY TUTOR PROJECT - REDUCTION OF VEHICLES SPEED...

  6. Mandatory Use of Seatbelts Saves Lives

    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 belt is a personal choice and that the government should not interfere with the personal choices of...

  7. Automobile Safety

    presents to the consumer what new options are available on GM automobiles and trucks. They state that, "Only GM is committed to offering a full range of cars, trucks, and SUVs that offer GM continuous safety protection before, during, and thanks to On-Star technology, after vehicle collisions." This...

  8. Vehicle Safety

    VEHICLE SAFETY Introduction Consumer and government demand for safer vehicles and for reduced road trauma has led to increases and improvements in the safety features of vehicles and more stringent vehicle safety standards. Such safety features over the past decades have included the introduction...

  9. Road Safety

    penalties and improving safety. The safety of road transportations is a product of the interactions between the driver, roadway, and the vehicles. Advances in the design improved driver performance, and enhancement of the roadway have all contributed to the level of safety we presently enjoy. Many two...

  10. Tests to Attest to Automobile Safety

    these simulations for the drivers’ and passengers’ safety. With each test, a vehicle is rated on a five-star scale, with fewer stars given to the vehicle more likely to have occupants with severe injuries. According to The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety on their website at www.iihs.org...

  11. Vehicle Distraction Laws

    . According to Jacobson (2010), other penalties include points being placed on a driver’s record, suspension or voiding of one’s license, mandatory road safety classes, or even vehicle impoundment may result. Receiving points cannot only lead to license loss, but it can also severely raise insurance rates...

  12. A Guide to Car Buying

    of vehicle that the side curtain airbags are a necessity. These airbags have a tendency to save lives, and that is a very important feature. Passenger side airbags are also a necessity when buying a car today. When transporting family members and loved ones safety is of the highest concern. Most...

  13. Personal safety

    information on: Situational Awareness Building Community Relations General Security Guidelines Criminal Activity Walking Public Transportation Vehicle Safety and Security Additional Considerations for Women Family Members Fire and Electrical Safety Office and Residences CARE...

  14. Product Safety

    Product Safety The following is a proposed regulation on rear view mirrors for trucks. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration(NHTSA) prosed the following regulation 49 CFR Part 571, proposes to require straight trucks with a gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR) of between 4,536 kilograms...

  15. Lexus and Mercedes

    2007 What Car? Awards for half a century of vehicle safety innovation [20]  Developed, tested and implemented Stability control, brake assist, and many other types of safety equipment into passenger cars such as Anti-lock brakes (ABS), traction control and airbags [21]  Developed the Safety cage...

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    # # TNO-report TM-96-C045 title TNO Human Factors Research Institute Evaluating safety effects of in-vehicle information systems A detailed research proposal Kampweg 5 P.O. Box 23 3769 ZG Soesterberg The Netherlands Phone + 3 1 346 35 62 11 Fax + 3 1 346 35 39 77 author W.B...

  17. Road Safety Culture

    the world’s roads each year.[3] The standard measures used in assessing road safety interventions are fatalities and Killed or Seriously Injured (KSI) rates, usually per billion (109) passenger kilometres. In the United States, crashes per million vehicle miles is typically used for road safety...

  18. So Why Can't I Speed

    . Today in the United States and in many other countries vehicle safety is paramount. In Fact, many of the automotive manufacturers have spent countless hours trying to exercise immense detail to vehicle safety, and the development to safety devices such as air bags, crumple zones, and frame and body...

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    legal limits are observed. They also need to purchase and manage safe vehicle fleets. All the varied communities of New Zealand will benefit from enhanced road safety education, promotion and provision of clear, easily accessible, comprehensive information about road safety issues. This will enable us...

  20. Responder Safety

    others. It also discusses the appropriate positioning of apparatus whether law enforcement, fire or emergency medical service vehicles. Proper positioning of vehicle and identifying them with reflective markings enhances the overall safety of the responders. The QuickClear Law also...

  21. Safety

    That is why there are companies that test the safety features of vehicles. They find out exactly what damage might happen, how to help prevent injuries and even death. The vehicles go through extensive tests. “In 1978 the U.S. national Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) began...

  22. Drivers Safety

    driving is safety, taking precautions will lower the risk of getting into an accident or getting a ticket. It is never the right thing to do when your vehicle is not up to standard. Always look for an alternative to avoid getting in trouble. Safety is always key is any kind of situation. In Alaska the...

  23. Research Plan

    technology, modern testing technology and essential experimental ability in this field. My academic interest lies in vehicle safety. I seek to place myself on cutting-edge of the studies in this area. As safety established itself as a leading marketing characteristic of motor vehicles, I am...

  24. The Traffic Safety Problem in Urban Areas

    security and an improved urban environment. Despite safety countermeasures such as traffic calming techniques, various legislative measures, publicity campaigns, active police enforcement, improvements in vehicle safety standards, and local improvements in the infrastructure, the problems related to...

  25. State Law

    vehicles. However, many states fall far short of offering the best protection for vehicle occupants due to significant gaps and exemptions. Individual state laws are listed below, but here are best practices for your safety: ▪ Adults should wear a properly positioned safety belt at all times...

  26. Systems Safety

    System Safety in Predator UAVs Embry Riddle Aeronautical University Abstract The use of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles is on the rise, and with recent laws being signed into place, the use is only expected to rise even more. There are many concerns about...

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     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...

  28. Speeding-Related Crashes

    and almost 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...

  29. Electronic Toll Collection

    operation cost and in safety assurance. The commercial vehicle operation concentrates mainly on electronic clearance, safety assurance and on credentials administration. SAFETY ASSURANCE: Safety assurance mainly insist in safety information exchange it can be done by providing inspectors for good...

  30. SUV ON ROAD

    large loads all at a fraction of the cost for gas. SUVs are just an overall huge safety problem on today’s roads. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is an organization that deals with the safety of all vehicles. They are the organization that gives cars safety ratings between...