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  • How have changes in front airbag designs affected frontal crash death rates? An update

    Teoh, Eric R.
    Traffic Injury Prevention
    August 2014

  • How have changes in air bag designs affected frontal crash mortality?

    Braver, Elisa R.; Shardell, Michelle; Teoh, Eric R.
    Annals of Epidemiology
    July 2010

  • Front air bag nondeployments in frontal crashes fatal to drivers or right-front passengers

    Braver, Elisa R.; McCartt, Anne T.; Sherwood, Christopher P.; Zuby, David S.; Blanar, Laura; Scerbo, Marge
    Traffic Injury Prevention
    March 2010

  • Efficacy of side airbags in reducing driver deaths in driver-side car and SUV collisions

    McCartt, Anne T.; Kyrychenko, Sergey Y.
    Traffic Injury Prevention
    May 2007

  • Airbags -- yesterday, today, and tomorrow

    O'Neill, Brian
    Airbag 2006: Eighth International Symposium and Exhibition on Sophisticated Car Occupant Systems
    December 2006

  • Another look at Meyer and Finney’s “Who Wants Airbags?”

    Farmer, Charles M.
    Fall 2006

  • Driver mortality in frontal crashes: comparison of newer and older airbag designs

    Braver, Elisa R.; Kyrychenko, Sergey Y.; Ferguson, Susan A.
    Traffic Injury Prevention
    February 2005

  • Efficacy of side air bags in reducing driver deaths in driver-side collisions

    Braver, Elisa R.; Kyrychenko, Sergey Y.
    American Journal of Epidemiology
    March 2004

  • Real-world performance of newer restraint systems in frontal crashes in the United States

    Ferguson, Susan A.
    Proceedings of the 7th International Symposium and Exhibition on Sophisticated Car Occupant Safety Systems (CD-ROM)

  • Blue Ribbon Panel on depowered and advanced airbags — status report on airbag performance

    Ferguson, Susan A.
    Proceedings of the 47th Annual Conference of the Association for the Advancement of Automotive Medicine

  • Comparison of EuroSID-2 and SID-IIs in vehicle side impact tests with the IIHS barrier

    Arbelaez, Raul A.; Nolan, Joseph M.; Dakin, Gregory J.; Lund, Adrian K.
    Stapp Car Crash Journal
    November 2002

  • Analysis of driver fatalities in frontal crashes of airbag-equipped vehicles in 1990-98 NASS/CDS

    Zuby, David S.; Cammisa, Michael X.; Ferguson, Susan A.
    SAE Technical Paper Series 2001-01-0156 Airbag Technology 2001 (SP-1615)

  • Difficulties in determining the cause of real-world crash injuries: a case study of a NASS investigation

    Arbelaez, Raul A.; O'Neill, Brian
    Proceedings of the 17th International Technical Conference on the Enhanced Safety of Vehicles (CD-ROM)

  • Head protection in side impacts: role of crash deployable protection

    Lund, Adrian K.
    Insurance Institute for Highway Safety
    April 1999

  • Fatally injured occupants in side impact crashes

    Lestina, Diane C.; Gloyns, Peter F.; Rattenbury, Stephen J.
    Proceedings of the 13th International Conference on Experimental Safety Vehicles, (DOT-HS-807-990)