ABS doesn't reduce fatalities, report by NHTSA discovers

September 2009
Trailer / Body Builders;Sep2009, Vol. 50 Issue 11, p11
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The article focuses on the almost zero net effect of antilock braking systems (ABS) on fatal crash involvements based on the report by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) in the U.S. According to the article, the Fatality Analysis Reporting System (FARS) and the General Estimates Systems (GES) of the National Automotive Sampling System (NASS) are the bases of the statistical analysis. The report shows a 9% rise in fatal run-off-road crashes of passenger cars.


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