Lower Interior Rear Seat Occupant Protection - Fleet and Countermeasure Assessment (VRTC)

This project evaluates the head injury causing potential in recent model vehicles from rear seat occupant contacts with seat backs, head restraints, and lower B-pillars. This includes evaluation of possible countermeasures and refinement of test procedures.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • USDOT Research Hub DisplayID 157459


  • English


  • Status: Active
  • Funding: $730000
  • Sponsor Organizations:

    National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

  • Managing Organizations:

    National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

    Vehicle Research and Test Center
    East Liberty, OH  United States  43319
  • Project Managers:

    Wietholter, Kedryn

  • Start Date: 20210301
  • Expected Completion Date: 20220228
  • Actual Completion Date: 0
  • USDOT Program: Vehicle Safety Research
  • Subprogram: CW_Structures

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01862421
  • Record Type: Research project
  • Source Agency: Department of Transportation
  • Files: RIP, USDOT
  • Created Date: Oct 25 2022 10:24AM