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Safety - A Double-Lane Change

Date
1991-04-26

Personnel
S.M.


Temperature (°F)

Wind Direction

Barometric Pressure (in Hg)

Humidity (%)

Wind Speed (mph)


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
The bus handled well through the lane change procedures, but the rear section started to sway and fishtail at about 35 mph. It was not enough to stop the test, but it was noticeable.

Comments of the tire/ground patch