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2014-07-07 08:29:59

MUNICH, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New MicroTrack sled test facility measuring 220 meters in length / First M=LIGHT LED lamp series installed / Curb test for ultra-modern side tests The vehicle safety requirements stipulated by institutes such as the New Car Assessment Programme (NCAP) and the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) are becoming more and more stringent and the associated test procedures more complex. As a result, vehicle...

2012-02-09 18:34:01

Preliminary analysis Boxing and mixed martial arts (MMA) carry risks of head and neck injuries. Padded gloves and headgear are designed to lessen these risks, primarily those resulting from linear acceleration. But what about other types of impact? To date there has been little testing of rotational acceleration or rotational velocity, and no current rotational head injury scoring system. Knowing that rotational acceleration, rotational velocity, and combined linear-rotation impacts are...

2011-04-06 10:42:00

WARRENDALE, Pa., April 6, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Automotive crashes are the single largest cause of death for pregnant females in the United States, as well as the leading cause of traumatic fetal injury mortality. Each year approximately 160,000 pregnant women are involved in motor vehicle accidents, which lead to the death of 160 women and an additional 865 fetal losses. Unfortunately, up to this point, safety engineers did not have sufficient data on how to prevent injuries and...


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