NEW YORK – The safety of the vehicle becomes important and a major requirement in producing avehicle. In the United States (U.S.) there are several organizations devoted to testing the safety of new vehicles to be able to measure how much the salvation of the car.
Fhoto: Hit Test IIHS Frontal (Inautonews)
One of the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), which introduces a new method for the vehicle crash test forntal. Thus was launched Inautonews, Thursday (16/08/2012).
This new method has actually been held in 1995, but because itwas considered not effectively eliminated. This time the method that will be corrected in the frontal crash test vehicles will betested and simulated crash into a tree or pole hit with a speed of 64 km/h.
“Most safety agencies such as NHTSA crash test with overlap. But forntal crash test method has not been handled properly. We hope this method can be helped, “said IIHS President Adrian Lund.
Frontal crash test methods are introduced IIHS is a simulation of accidents where the car is running towards the tree or poleat a speed of 64 km/h. But only a quarter of the body is worn on the front of the tree or pole.
In the last week, the IIHS has been doing thisnew method to test the 11 luxury cars, including the Acura TL, Volvo S60, Infiniti G, Acura TSX, BMW 3 Series, Lincoln MKZ, Volkswagen CC, Mercedes-Benz C-Class,Lexus IS 250/350, Audi A4 and Lexus ES 350.