crash test dummies


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crash test dummies

Customers who pay for software that has not been properly tested.
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Research into car safety was pioneered on male crash test dummies. Only later were female-shaped ones used.
The EVA initiative focuses around safety for all and not just safety developed by testing the traditional 'Male Crash Test Dummies'.
The tests go beyond the 'average person' represented by crash test dummies, and are enhanced to protect all people, regardless of gender, height, shape or weight." "The Project EVA initiative embodies the sharing tradition of Volvo and helps improve traffic safety for everyone.
"This means our cars are developed with the aim to protect all people, regardless of gender, height, shape or weight, beyond the 'average person' represented by crash test dummies."
While the original automotive crash test dummies mimicked only adult males, more recent models of the anthropomorphic test device (ATD) have diversified to include female, child, infant and, most recently, elderly body types.
is a global designer, manufacturer and supplier of crash test dummies and calibration equipment, crash sensors and instrumentation and crash simulation software models.
TOP RIGHT & RIGHT: PMG Technologies offers a full suite of advanced technology anthropometric crash test dummies combined with dedicated dummy technicians who offer accurate and comprehensive crashworthiness evaluations for compliance, developmental or research applications.
Rosie & the Riveters can be Andrews Sisters sweet while extolling the healing powers of a "Red Dress" and then slip into something akin to Jackson, with numbers like the bluesy, gospel inflected "Ain't Gonna Bother Me." The music is authentic and it sounds really, really good thanks to Jay Pullover's (Doc Walker, Crash Test Dummies) clean, crisp production.
Ignore the shattering glass and poor crash test dummies, and try to identify the cars being tested to extremes in our car crash quiz.
The test will take place at the agency's Langley Research Center in Hampton, Virginia, where a research team has equipped the vintage 1974 airplane with five ELTs, two crash test dummies, cameras and data-collecting sensors.
As I climbed into the front carriage I had the unnerving sight of crash test dummies behind me.