Crash test smart vs Fiat 600
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smart Car Roof Strength Test - Tridon safety cell proves itself again
This video was found on Dailymotion dot com and is well worth sharing. The Smart Fortwo has the strongest roof and the Chevrolet Aveo has the weakest among 2009 micro and minicars recently tested by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. The Smart earns the highest rating of good compared with acceptable for the Honda Fit, Hyundai Accent, Mini Cooper, and Toyota Yaris. The Aveo is rated marginal. The rating system is based on Institute research showing that occupants in rollover crashes benefit from stronger roofs. Vehicles rated good must have roofs that are more than twice as strong as the current minimum federal safety standard requires. The ratings, products of the Institute's new roof strength testing program, add to consumer information tests that rate vehicles for front, side, and rear crashworthiness. The roof test is designed to help consumers pick vehicles that will help protect them in rollover crashes.
Volvo Trucks & BESIP safety - breaking emergency test
Test done with motorbike, passenger car, Volvo truck loaded 44 tons, Volvo truck with empty trailer 14 tons. When they reached 80 km per hour, they started to breaking. The shortest distance from breaking point managed passenger car. Motorbike stopped 3,5 m further then car. Loaded truck stopped 18 m further than car. Difference between loaded and empty Volvo truck was 7,5 m.