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NCJ Number: 40899 Find in a Library
Title: TEST RESULTS - LOS ANGELES COUNTY SHERIFF'S VEHICLE EVALUATION SYSTEM
Journal: POLICE CHIEF  Volume:44  Issue:3  Dated:(MARCH 1977)  Pages:40-43
Author(s): P J PITCHESS
Corporate Author: International Assoc of Chiefs of Police
United States of America
Date Published: 1977
Page Count: 4
Sponsoring Agency: International Assoc of Chiefs of Police
Alexandria, VA 22314
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: DESCRIPTION OF THE POLICE CAR TESTING AND EVALUATION SYSTEM DEVELOPED AND UTILIZED BY THE LOS ANGELES COUNTY SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT, PLUS 1977 AUTOMOTIVE TEST DATA ON EIGHT DIFFERENT VEHICLE MAKES AND MODELS.
Abstract: THE SEVEN-PHASE TEST PROGRAM MEASURES SLOW AND HIGH SPEED PERFORMANCE AND HANDLING, INSTRUMENTED PERFORMANCE, FUEL ECONOMY, ERGONOMICS OR HUMAN FACTORS ENGINEERING, HEAT LEVELS, VEHICLE SERVICEABILITY AND REQUIRED MAINTENANCE, AND COMMUNICATIONS. THE EIGHT 1977 MODELS TESTED WERE: THE AMERICAN MOTORS MATADOR, THE CHEVROLET NOVA, THE DODGE ASPEN, THE DODGE MONACO, THE PLYMOUTH FURY, THE PONTIAC CATALINA, AND THE PONTIAC LE MANS.... ELW
Index Term(s): Equipment evaluation; Evaluation criteria; Police cars; Sheriffs
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