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LVR Bumper Safety Technology Deployment (Report 0247)


This report presents findings from a project to design, build, and test a prototype light rail vehicle (LRV) end enclosure, or bumper, as a retrofit to an existing LRV operated in the U.S. to reduce (1) potential for injury to automobile occupants, (2) damage to the LRV, and (3) costs to operators from crashes.

Last updated: Thursday, June 22, 2023
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