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  • Corner protection in low-speed crashes

    Aylor, David A.; Nolan, Joseph M.; Avery, Matthew; Weeks, Alix M.
    SAE Technical Paper Series 2007-01-1760 Safety: Rear Impact, Rollover, Side Impact, Crashworthiness, Air Bags and Bumper Systems (SP-2117)
    2007

    Abstract
  • Limitations of current bumper designs and potential improvements

    Aylor, David; Ramirez, Danny L.; Brumbelow, Matthew; Nolan, Joseph M.
    SAE Technical Paper Series 2005-01-1337 Innovations in Modeling and Testing of Steel Structures for Automotive Applications, and Front and Rear Bumper Systems (SP-1954)
    2005

    Abstract
  • Important considerations in the development of a test to promote stable bumper engagement in low-speed crashes

    Nolan, Joseph M.; Brumbelow, Matthew; Zuby, David S.; Avery, Matthew
    SAE Technical Paper Series 2004-01-1319
    March 2004

    Abstract
  • Types and extent of damage to passenger vehicles in low-speed front and rear crashes

    McCartt, Anne T.; Hellinga, Laurie A.
    Insurance Institute for Highway Safety
    February 2003

    Abstract
  • Survey of vehicle owners regarding bumper performance

    Cammisa, Michael X.
    Insurance Institute for Highway Safety
    October 1998

    Abstract
  • Good bumpers...bad bumpers...big difference

    O'Neill, Brian
    Bottom Line Personal
    November 15, 1996

    Abstract
  • Collision types and damage to cars brought to insurance drive-in claims centers

    Wells, JoAnn K.; Gouse, S. William, III; Williams, Allan F.
    Insurance Institute for Highway Safety
    November 1991

    Abstract
  • Response to NHTSA's Summary and Discussion of Docket Comments on its Evaluation of the 1982 Bumper Standard

    Roegner, Russell; Ciccone Michael A; Wong Jackson C
    Insurance Institute for Highway Safety
    February 1988

    Abstract
  • Bumper performance levels and insurance loss experience

    O'Neill, Brian
    SAE Technical Paper Series 840224
    1984

    Abstract
  • The amount of protection against damage that new car bumpers should provide: a national survey of car owner's opinions

    Opinion Research Corporation
    Insurance Institute for Highway Safety
    June 1982

    Abstract
  • Analysis of the effectiveness of bumper standard FMVSS 215

    Abramson, Paul; Stein, Howard; Cohen, Jay W.; Werner, John V.
    Transportation Research Record 844
    1982

    Abstract
  • Bumpers and crash damage: in brief

    Insurance Institute for Highway Safety
    Insurance Institute for Highway Safety
    October 1981

    Abstract
  • Attitudes toward five-mile-per-hour bumper--a national survey among newer model car owners (conducted for the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety)

    Opinion Research Corporation
    Insurance Institute for Highway Safety
    1981

    Abstract
  • A thumbnail history of federal bumper standards

    Insurance Institute for Highway Safety
    Insurance Institute for Highway Safety
    November 15, 1977

    Abstract
  • A review of the transportation systems center (of U.S. DOT) report no. (RP-SP-30) vol. 2 damage-restraint bumpers, July 19, 1974

    O'Neill, Brian
    Insurance Institute for Highway Safety
    March 3, 1975

    Abstract
  • Methods of predicting performance of bumper energy absorbers in automobile collisions, final report (DRI 2581)

    Green, R.J.
    Insurance Institute for Highway Safety
    April 1972

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