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Studies relating automobile design and vehicle safety

Margaret E. Shepard

Studies relating automobile design and vehicle safety

an annotated bibliography

by Margaret E. Shepard

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Published by CPL Bibliographies in Chicago, Ill .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Automobiles -- Safety measures -- Bibliography.,
  • Automobiles -- Design and construction -- Bibliography.,
  • Automobiles -- Crashworthiness -- Bibliography.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes indexes.

    Statementby Margaret E. Shepard.
    SeriesCPL bibliography :, no. 93
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsZ5173.S2 S53 1982, TL242 S53 1982
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 93 p. ;
    Number of Pages93
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3498220M
    ISBN 100866020934
    LC Control Number82018352

      Vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) communication as a means of safety. Communication between vehicles plays a crucial role in making self-driving technology genuinely safe. To drive safely, an autonomous car needs to have access to accurate and current information on the weather, repair work, and other factors influencing traffic.


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