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Safety - A Double-Lane Change

Date
2000-04-24

Personnel
S.C. & E.D.


Temperature (°F)
53

Wind Direction
Calm

Barometric Pressure (in Hg)
30.0

Humidity (%)
54

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
A safe profile was maintained through all portions of testing. Silght body roll was noted during the 40 & 45 mph phases.

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