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Safety - A Double-Lane Change

Date
2009-01-23

Personnel
P.D., T.S. & S.C.


Temperature (°F)
40

Wind Direction
SSW

Barometric Pressure (in Hg)
29.81

Humidity (%)
55

Wind Speed (mph)
10


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
<p>A safe profile was maintained through all portions of testing.&nbsp; Slight body roll was observied at 45 mph during both left and right approaches.</p>

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