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INF GR / PS / 3 1 st meeting of the Informal Group on Pedestrian Safety September 4, 5 2002 OICA offices, Rue de Berri 4, Paris.

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1 INF GR / PS / 3 1 st meeting of the Informal Group on Pedestrian Safety September 4, OICA offices, Rue de Berri 4, Paris

2 INF GR / PS / 3 (Table 1) Head (31.3%) and legs (32.4%) each accounts for about one-third of the AIS 2-6 pedestrian injuries. (Table 2) Bumper and top surface of bonnet/wing each accounts for about 20% of vehicle sources of AIS 2-6 pedestrian injuries. (Table 3) Windscreen Glass is the most frequent vehicle source of head injury, with the windscreen frame/A-pillars and top surface of bonnet/wing both being substantial additional sources of injury to the head. For children, the top surface of the bonnet is the leading cause of head injury. Bumper is the leading source for both child and adult pedestrian leg injury.

3 INF GR / PS / 3 Table 1 Distribution of Pedestrian Injuries by Body Region and Country (Source: IHRA/PS Accident Data) US: Late model passenger car, Light truck, Van Europe: Passenger car Japan: Passenger car, SUV, 1-Box type vehicle Australia: Passenger car, SUV, 1-Box type vehicle

4 INF GR / PS / 3 Table 2 Distribution of Vehicle Contact Location by Country (Source: IHRA/PS Accident Data)

5 INF GR / PS / 3 Table 3. Number of pedestrian injuries related to contact location and body region for the USA, Japan, Europe, and Australia (All Age Groups, AIS 2- 6) (Source: IHRA/PS Accident Data)

6 INF GR / PS / 3 Figure 1. Impact Velocity Distribution by Region (Source: IHRA/PS Accident Data) 75%


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