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Crash Test Scenarios

Side Barrier Crash Test Scenario:

You pull up to a four-way intersection and make a complete stop, look to your left and right and begin to accelerate into the intersection. Another vehicle approaches the same intersection, but doesn’t yield at the stop sign and hits your vehicle on the driver’s side.

Test Details

  • An average-size adult male in driver seat
  • A small-size adult female in rear passenger seat (driver’s side)
  • All dummies are secured with a seat belt
  • Represents an intersection type collision
  • A 3,015 lb moving barrier crashes at 38.5 mph into a standing vehicle
  • Evaluation of injury to the head, chest, abdomen, and pelvis
  • For side barrier ratings, it is possible to compare all vehicles with each other

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