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Safety - A Double-Lane Change

Date
2000-06-12

Personnel
S.C., E.D. and R.H.


Temperature (°F)
75

Wind Direction
W

Barometric Pressure (in Hg)
30.0

Humidity (%)
83

Wind Speed (mph)
9


Maximum safe speed tested for double-lane change to left
45

Maximum safe speed tested for double-lane change to right
45

Comments of the position of the bus during the lane change
A high degree of body roll was observed during both 40 & 45 mph runs.

Comments of the tire/ground patch
Tire/ground contact was maintained through all portions of testing.