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Dynamic performance of child restraints with two-point belt securement

SAE 2009-36-0183


Authors: Maria Loffredo, Matthew Reed, Miriam Manary, Celso Arruda.

Three different models of forward-facing CRS were evaluated dynamically using a two-point belt fixation (FMVSS 213 Standard). Ann additional test was conducted with one same model of CRS but using the three-point belt fixation. Results showed that CRS performance differ strongly according to belt fixation being the two-point belt securement dangerously inefficient for children transportation safety.

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