U.S. Department of Transportation: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
This report presents the results of the research and development of the child seat side impact tests performed at Kettering University’s Crash Safety Center for NHTSA. The tests were conducted using a deceleration sled. The objective of this testing was to obtain data for the development of a side impact test procedure for child restraint systems.
Originally published in 2014 by U.S. Department of Transportation: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. This work is in the public domain and therefore has no copyright. This information and may be distributed or copied in any format. However do not change the content or its meaning, and attribute the information to the correct source (the NHTSA).
Brelin-Fornari, J., & Janca, S. (2014, April). Development of NHTSA’s side impact test procedure for child restraint systems using a deceleration sled: final report part 1 (Report No. DOT HS 811 994). Washington, DC: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.