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Novel Cab Design Concepts to Improve Large Haulage Vehicle Safety.
Adkins-GE; Dahle-JL; Owens-LL
NTIS: PB/83-221085 :152 pages
The objective of this work is to improve the safety potential associated with off-highway haulage truck operations. The report describes the development and evaluation of seven novel cab location concepts for large off-highway haulage trucks. A preliminary design of a completely novel truck configuration is also described. An analysis of 1978-79 haulage truck accidents as well as the fundamental parameters of haulage truck design, operation, and selection are presented.
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Woodward Associates, Inc.
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