Crash Test Dummy

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A mannequin used in videotaped analysis of vehicular crashworthiness
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They required air bags to pass safety tests utilizing crash dummies in large adult, small adult, child, and infant sizes.
Newcomb D, "Why It Took Decades For a Female Crash Test Dummy to Debut: Automakers for years fought to use only crash dummies modeled after the average American male," Exhaust Notes.
Studies carried out using hi-tech crash dummies have revealed the sharp increase in risk for those drivers and passengers who are significantly overweight.
Sensors, crash dummies and impactors for special pedestrian protection tests must be regularly checked in AG-own calibration equipment, repaired and calibrated in accordance with statutory regulations and requirements of the DIN EN ISO 17025.
No need, for example, to read more reports about passengers being "flung out" of crashing cars or kiddies propelled through windscreens when exhaustive overseas crash tests, featuring very expensive crash cars and crash dummies, demonstrate conclusively that seat belts save lives.
The plane was full of crash dummies apart from the pilot who ejected moments before the landing.
Four crash dummies, including one with simulated internal organs, were seated inside.
In a report, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety said that crash dummies in all three models tested -- the Honda Fit, the Toyota Yaris and the Smart Fortwo -- fared poorly in the collisions.
Joe is one of the many crash dummies who is hoisted by a small, in-house crane from his resident closet into the day's awaiting wheelchair.
At trial, the plaintiff presented photos showing crash tests in which the air bag hit crash dummies in the eyes.
Simpact, which works with many UK niche car manufacturers including GTM, Con-naught and Caterham, says the method allows it to assess how the car behaves and how it can protect the passengers in a real life scenario without the need for expensive prototypes and physical experiments using crash dummies.
This guide uses three-dimensional computer animation and instructors who look like crash dummies to illustrate clearly how readers can be safe at home, on the street or in a car, train, plane or bus.