The New Car Assessment Program - Historical Review and Effect

Paper #:
  • 941052

Published:
  • 1994-03-01
Citation:
Hackney, J., Kahane, C., and Quarles, V., "The New Car Assessment Program - Historical Review and Effect," SAE Technical Paper 941052, 1994, https://doi.org/10.4271/941052.
Pages:
17
Abstract:
This report is a condensed version of the December 1993 New Car Assessment Program (NCAP) report to Congress and provides: an historical review and future goals for NCAP. the results of an 18-month study to assess consumer and media needs in understanding and promoting the use of NCAP data. This included consumer focus groups and media studies. These studies indicated that consumers and the media desire comparative safety information on vehicles, a simplified NCAP format to better understand and utilize the crash test results, and would like to see NCAP expanded to include other crash modes. studies of real-world crashes versus NCAP crash tests. These studies conclude that NCAP test conditions approximate real-world crash conditions covering a major segment of the frontal crash safety problem and that there is a significant correlation between NCAP results and real-world fatality risks for restrained drivers.
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