ATTB

NORTHROP GRUMMAN

Safety - A Double-Lane Change

Date
1997-10-26

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


Temperature (°F)
52

Wind Direction

Barometric Pressure (in Hg)
30.0

Humidity (%)
58

Wind Speed (mph)
calm


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
Handling and stability was maintained at a safe level, up to the maximum test speed.

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