The DRoTS was used to drop/catch and rotate a rollover test
buck around its center of gravity (cg) without roof-to-ground contact.
The vehicle received five stars for crash performance in both the frontal and side crash scenarios, indicating low risk of injury to the driver or passengers, while the rollover test
received four stars with a 17.
To the authors' knowledge, this is the first publicly available steer maneuver-induced furrow tripped rollover test
series in which occupant dynamics in the presence of a deployed RSCA was evaluated throughout the entire rollover sequence.
Ford's expert witness attempted to use demonstrative evidence from two crash tests that he said supported Ford's theory: one, a rollover test
conducted by GM in the early 1980s, and another, called the CRIS test, conducted by Ford in 2000 using Crown Victorias.
The program happily ran itself and proclaimed a problem with the reviewer's six month old Dell Latitude CPI machine - specifically on the date rollover test
The model also received four stars for the rollover test
, which found a 10.
Require emergency exits to remain closed during the rollover test
and operable after the test.
The vehicle received five stars in both the front and side crash test simulations and four stars in the rollover test
Testing by Ford's experts demonstrates how a belted dummy can be partially ejected in a rollover test
It, as well as four other three-star-ranked SINs, also tipped up on two wheels during the rollover test
14) The pending bill requires NHTSA to develop and implement a dynamic rollover test
program for the vans--one that tests real-world performance--and include the vehicles in the NCAP program.