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SBC: Kustom Seating Unlimited Inc. (KSU) Topic: 07FR1
Research is proposed to develop a locking mechanism for intercity (Amtrak) rotating seats that can be retro-fit to existing seats. Current intercity rail seats, according to the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB), present a safety hazard to the riding public. Post accident investigations show that passenger rail seats were found to have been uncontrollably rotated even though current se ...SBIR Phase I 2008 Department of Transportation
Belt Shift Interlock Delay/Deaccelerator with Learning Curve Software to increase Seatbelt Usage on commercial VehiclesSBC: The Tenik Group Inc. Topic: 07FM1
Various methods for increasing seat belt usage have been investigated over the last several years including visual and audible warnings currently installed in today's vehicles. In spite of these attempts, FMCSA research has shown that drivers of about 59% of commercial motor vehicles (those weighing over 10,000 pounds or more that operate in interstate commerce) buckle their safety belts as compa ...SBIR Phase I 2008 Department of Transportation
SBC: Sharma & Associates, Inc. Topic: 01FR1
During Phase 1 of the project, Sharma & Associates, Inc. developed a concept for high speed freight truck intended for 70-ton, regular freight and bi-modal operation, at speeds up to 150 mph. The truck uses a rigid frame and an indpendent, compliant, primary suspension for its basic architecture. Constant contact side-bearings and yaw dampers were also added to improve dynamic performance. Vehi ...SBIR Phase II 2008 Department of Transportation