Child safety, Q-Series crash test dummy family regulatory application assessment er
Final report - Study
This report was prepared for the European Commission’s Directorate-General for Enterprise and Industry. It describes research to support the Commission during international discussions and collaborative research on the Q-Series child dummies and their application in European Union legislation. The research was aligned with the activities of two international task forces: the Q-Series chest and abdomen injury criteria task force, established to develop and refine injury risk curves through experimental accident reconstruction; and the Q10 side impact performance task force, investigating the... biofidelity of the Q10 in whole-body side impact tests. The following subsections of this executive summary follow the principal topic areas of the research.