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Date: Tue, 11 Feb 2003 19:12:47 +0100
From: Senappi <bofhnopsamBLOXrocketmail.com>
Subject: Re: Incidental livestock


On 10 Feb 2003 19:59:54 GMT, davehinznopsamcop.net wrote: >Someone who looks an awful lot like Senappi <bofhnopsambloxrocketmail.com> wrote: > >> No passengercar bounces moose of them.. In the typical car vs moose >> scenario, the body of the moose crashes down on the windshield >> crushing the car under it's massive weight. The A-pillars are not >> really able to handle such a force. >Saab seems to disagree. Does anyone have a picture of that test fixture >they used for the c900/9000 testing? The A-pillars are designed specifically >to survive a moose collision. I haven't seen the tests you are referring to, but I have been the first person on site after an accident between a car and a moose and that was not a pretty sight. The funny thing is that SAAB here in Sweden, to my knowledge, hasn't used that argument in any advertisement. This is strange since we have plenty of car/moose collisions here.. I've read that VTI ( http://www.vti.se ) have a moose crash test dummy ( http://www.vti.se/info/rapporter/detalj.asp?RecID=1776&Lang=S ) but I don't know what their tests have shown.

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