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Australia. Parliament. House of Representatives. Standing Committee on Road Safety
Title
Passenger motor vehicle safety : report / House of Representatives Standing Committee on Road Safety
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Nq 328.94 AUS
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Canberra : Govt. Printer, 1977
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362
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PASSENGER MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY House of Representatives Standing Committee on Road Safety Report May 1976 1
TABLE OF CONTENTS 3
REPORT FROM COMMITTEE 11
RECOMMENDATIONS FROM THE SUB-COMMITTEE 18
ABBREVIATIONS 29
CHAPTER I: INTRODUCTION 31
CHAPTER II: THE VEHICLE ASPECT OF ROAD SAFETY 37
CHAPTER III: THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT'S ROLE IN PASSENGER MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY 44
CHAPTER IV; THE AUSTRALIAN TRANSPORT ADVISORY COUNCIL 50
CHAPTER V: MANUFACTURERS' APPROACH TO VEHICLE SAFETY 76
CHAPTER VI; COST OF VEHICLE SAFETY 88
CHAPTER VII: RECALLS AND DEFECTIVE VEHICLES 109
CHAPTER VIII: QUALITY CONTROL, INSPECTION AND TESTING 132
CHAPTER IX: ACCIDENT AVOIDANCE 137
CHAPTER X: OCCUPANT PROTECTION 174
CHAPTER XI; PEDESTRIAN SAFETY 227
CHAPTER XII: ROADWORTHINESS 233
CHAPTER XIII; CONSUMER PROTECTION 253
CHAPTER XIV: VEHICLE ACCIDENT DATA 260
CHAPTER XV: RESEARCH 271
CHAPTER XVI: VEHICLE INSURANCE 282
APPENDIX 1 LIST OF WITNESSES 289
APPENDIX 2 "ROAD SAEETY: A NATIONAL AUTHORITY, THE CONSTITUTIONAL POSITION, STATISTICAL NEEDS FIRST REPORT, SEPTEMBER 1973 SUMMARY OF LEGISLATIVE AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION AS AT NOVEMBER 1975 299
APPENDIX 3 OBJECTS, AND FUNCTIONS OF THE ROAD SAFETY AND STANDARDS AUTHORITY (Extract from Road Safety and Standards Authority Act 1975) 322
APPENDIX 4 AUSTRALIAN TRANSPORT ADVISORY COUNCIL STRUCTURE 324
APPENDIX 5 APPLICATION OF AUSTRALIAN DESIGN RULES BY VEHICLE CATEGORY AND DATE 325
APPENDIX 6 AUSTRALIAN DESIGN RULES FOR MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY 326
APPENDIX 7 FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARDS (FMVSS) AND ECONOMIC COMMISSION FOR EUROPE (ECE) REGULATIONS MOT INCLUDED IN DESIGN RULES 329
APPENDIX 8 PROPOSED FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARDS (FMVSS) AND PROPOSED ECONOMIC COMMISSION FOR EUROPE (ECE) REGULATIONS NOT INCLUDED IN DESIGN ROLES 331
APPENDIX 9 INDUSTRIAL RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT GRANTS TO VEHICLE AND COMPONENT MANUFACTURERS 1969-1974 332
APPENDIX 10 GENERAL MOTORS-HOLDENĀ»S PTY LIMITED 334
APPENDIX 11 GENERAL MOTORS-HOLDEN'S PTY. LIMITED 335
APPENDIX 12 DIRECTORATE OF ARMY QUALITY ASSURANCE Summary of Faults Found In Vehicles Presented for Acceptance Period December 1974 to May 1975 Inclusive 339
APPENDIX 13 SAFETY RELATED DEFECT CAMPAIGN 340
APPENDIX 14 STATISTICAL SUMMARY OF SAFETY RELATED DEFECT CAMPAIGNS September 1972 - June 1975 344
APPENDIX 15 PERCENTAGE OF VEHICLE SALES OF LOCAL MANUFACTURERS BY COLOUR 345
APPENDIX 16 SAMPLE SURVEY OVER ONE WEEK IN THE AUSTRALIAN CAPITAL TERRITORY OF DEFECTS RESULTING IN VEHICLE REJECTION AND NON SAFETY RELATED DEFECTS WHICH DID NOT RESULT IN VEHICLE REJECTION, 1975: SUMMARY 346
APPENDIX 17 SAMPLE SURVEY OVER ONE WEEK IN THE AUSTRALIAN CAPITAL TERRITORY OF DEFECTS RESULTING IN VEHICLE REJECTION AND NON SAFETY RELATED DEFECTS WHICH DID NOT RESULT IN VEHICLE REJECTION, 1975: 347
APPENDIX 18 AUSTRALIAN BUREAU OF STATISTICS WORKING GROUP PAPER ON ROAD TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS 348
APPENDIX 19 354
APPENDIX 20 358
APPENDIX 21 OUTLINE OF S3E CONCEPT 360
APPENDIX 22 S3E CONCEPT, INTER-RELATIONSHIP OF ENERGY SAFETY AND ENVIRONMENT 361
APPENDIX 23 S3E CONCEPT, RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN SAFETY AND ENERGY AND ENERGY AND ENVIRONMENT 362

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