TITLE

ABS doesn't reduce fatalities, report by NHTSA discovers

PUB. DATE
September 2009
SOURCE
Trailer / Body Builders;Sep2009, Vol. 50 Issue 11, p11
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
44768861

 

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