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Safety - A Double-Lane Change

Date
1994-06-06

Personnel
B.L.


Temperature (°F)
75

Wind Direction
WSW

Barometric Pressure (in Hg)
30.0

Humidity (%)
64

Wind Speed (mph)
6


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
Air bags were slow to recover after speeds of 35,40, & 45 mph, in both lanes. Bus came out of turns and held the angle longer than normal.

Comments of the tire/ground patch
Good tire gound contact was made during the entire test.