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SAFETY FEATURES FOR TWO WHEELERS

Wankhede, Harshal;

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Rapid growth in the use of motorized two wheeled vehicles in many countries has been accompanied by increases in injuries and fatalities. Motorcyclists comprise a third of all road traffic deaths in the South-East Asia and Western Pacific Regions. Head and neck injuries are the main cause of severe injury, disability and death of motorcycle users. The paper aims to study rider behavior and driving habits, mainly towards the use of safety gear, it also suggests a possible solution to the identified problems by means of new concepts and design modification in the vehicle. The suggested feature would help to reduce two-wheeler fatalities and will give a safe vehicle to society. The paper strongly recommends to included suggested Features as a mandatory requirement for Two-wheelers approval.

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DOI: 10.5151/engpro-simea2015-PAP123

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Como citar:

Wankhede, Harshal; "SAFETY FEATURES FOR TWO WHEELERS", p. 49-61 . In: In Anais do XXIII Simpósio Internacional de Engenharia Automotica - SIMEA 2014 [=Blucher Engineering Proceedings]. São Paulo: Blucher, 2015. . São Paulo: Blucher, 2015.
ISSN 2357-7592, DOI 10.5151/engpro-simea2015-PAP123

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