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Safety - A Double-Lane Change

Date

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


Temperature (°F)
46

Wind Direction
SW

Barometric Pressure (in Hg)
30.0

Humidity (%)
42

Wind Speed (mph)
8


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 profile was maintained through all portions of testing. NOTE: In both directions the air suspension was slow to recover during the 40 & 45 mph runs.

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