USA: Automobile Manufacturers Present New Crash Test Dummies to NHTSA
The Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers today presented to the National Highway Traffic safety Administration (NHTSA) two new advanced anthropomorphic test dummies representative of a small adult female and a six-year old child. "These new high-tech test dummies will help improve air bag safety for a broad range of vehicle occupants," said Alliance president & CEO Josephine S. Cooper. "Safety for occupants of all sizes is a fundamental concern of the auto industry. These test devices, and others in development, will serve as vital tools for integrating and validating seat-based weight pattern sensors used in advanced air bag systems."
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