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Safety - A Double-Lane Change

Date
1994-04-25

Personnel
B.L., S.C., & R.H.


Temperature (°F)
80

Wind Direction
NW

Barometric Pressure (in Hg)
30.0

Humidity (%)
60

Wind Speed (mph)
5


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 safe and adequate profile was maintained during all phases of the test.

Comments of the tire/ground patch
All tires remained in contact with the road surface during the maneuver.