Technical Reports

TECHNICAL REPORTS


  • Manary MA, Klinich KD, Reed M, Flannagan CAC, & Orton NR. (2021) Investigation of crash consequences for common child restraint misuse. DOT HS 813 100. Washington, DC: ¬†National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.¬†
  • Manary MA, Klinich KD, & Orton NR (2021) Performance of energy management features of child restraint system LATCH hardware. DOT HS 813 077, Washington, DC: ¬†National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
  • Klinich KD, Jones MH, Manary MA, Ebert SH, Boyle KJ, Malik L, Orton NR, Reed MP. (2020, April). Investigation of potential design and performance criteria for booster seats through volunteer and dynamic testing. DOT HS 812 919. Washington, DC: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
  • Klinich KD, Boyle KJ, Malik L, Manary MA, Eby B, Hu J. Development of Vehicle/Child restraint Compatibility Envelopes, UMTRI 2015-24, DOT HS 812 610, 2018
  • Manary MA, Klinich KD, & Orton NR. Assessment of ATD selection and use for testing of rear-facing child restraint systems for larger infants and toddlers. DOT HS 812 469, 2018.
  • Klinich KD, Manary MA, Malik LJ, Flannagan CA, Tether Anchors in Pickup Trucks: Assessing Usability, Labeling and Performance, 2018
  • Manary MA, Klinich KD, Boyle KJ, Orton NR, Eby B, Weir Q. Development of a Surrogate Shoulder Belt Retractor for Sled Testing UMTRI-2016-21, 2018
  • Ebert SM, Klinich KD, Manary MA Malik LM, Reed MP. Toddler Lower Extremity Posture in Child Restraint Systems, UMTRI 2014-8, 2018
  • Klinich KD, Manary MA, Orton NR Effect of Tether Routing and Anchor Location on ATD Response in Forward-Facing Child Restraints, UMTRI 2013-27, DOT HS 812 467, 2017
  • Macy ML, Brines S, Klinich, KD, Manary MA, Gebremariam A, Teddy AJ, Bingham CR (2016) Child Passenger Safety Needs and Resources in Michigan, UMTRI 2016-19, University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute.
  • Klinich KD, Bowman P, Flannagan CA, Rupp JD (2016) Injury Patterns in Motor-Vehicle Crashes in the United States 1998-2014, UMTRI 2016-06, University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute.
  • Schneider LW, Manary MA, Orton NR, Hu J, Klinich KD, Flannagan CA, Moore JL. (2016) Wheelchair Occupant Studies, UMTRI 2016-07, University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute.
  • Hu J, Klinich KD, Manary MA, Flannagan CAC, Narayanaswamy, P, Reed MP,Margaret A, Neal M, Lin C. (2016). Evaluation of belted and unbelted safety requirements (Report No. DOT HS 812 232, UMTRI 2015-7). Washington, DC: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
  • Flannagan CAC, Balant A, Klinich KD, Sander U, Manary MA, Cuny S, McCarthy M, Phan V, Wallbank C, Green PA, Sui B, Forsman A, Fagerland F. (2015) Comparing Motor-Vehicle Crash Risk of EU and US Vehicles, 2015-1, University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute
  • Flannagan CAC, Green PA, Klinich KD, Manary MA, Balant A, Sander U, Sui B, Sandqvist P, Selpi, Howard C; Mutual Recognition Methodology Development UMTRI 2014-32
  • Klinich KD, Manary MA, Orton NR, Reed MP, Rupp JD (2015) Performance of harnessed child restraints tested with vehicle seats and realistic belt geometry (Report No. DOT HS 812116, UMTRI 2013-4) Washington, DC: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
  • Hu J, Klinich KD, Reed MP, Ebert-Hamilton SM, Rupp JD (2015) Characterizing Child Head Motions Relative to Vehicle Rear Seat Compartment in Motor Vehicle Crashes. (Report No. DOT HS 812 812, UMTRI 2012-20). Washington, DC: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
  • Hu J, Manary MA, Klinich KD, Reed MP (2015) Evaluation of ISO CRS Envelopes Relative to U.S. Vehicles and Child Restraint Systems. (Report No. DOT HS 812 106) Washington, DC: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
  • Klinich KD, Manary MA, Orton NR (2014) Feasibility of Center LATCH Hardware, (Report No. DOT HS 812 090). Washington, DC: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
  • Klinich, KD, Reed MP, Hu J, & Rupp JD. (2014) Assessing the restraint performance of vehicle seats and belt geometry optimized for older children. (Report No. DOT HS 812 048, UMTRI 2012-4). Washington, DC: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
  • Hu J, Klinich KD (2012) Toward Designing Pedestrian-Friendly Vehicles UMTRI 2012-19
  • Klinich KD, Flannagan CAC, Manary MA, Moore JL (2012) LATCH Usability in Vehicles UMTRI-2012-7
  • Flannagan CA, Bao S, Klinich KD (2012) Driver distraction from cell phone use and potential self-limiting behavior. UMTRI 2012-12
  • Klinich KD, Reed MP, Ebert SM, Rupp JD (2011) Effects of Realistic Vehicle Seats, Cushion length, and Lap Belt Geometry on Child ATD Kinematics UM-2011-20
  • Flannagan CA, Barnes M, Klinich KD (2011) Factors associated with crashes involving urban drivers UM-2011-22
  • Klinich, KD, Reed MP, Manary MA, Orton NR, Rupp JD (2011) Optimizing Protection for Rear Seat Occupants: Assessing Booster Performance with Realistic Belt Geometry Using the Hybrid III 6YO ATD UM-2011-40
  • Klinich KD, Manary MA, Flannagan CAC, Ebert SM, Malik LA, Green PA, Reed MP (2010) Labels, Instructions, and Features of Convertible Child Restraint Systems (CRS): Evaluating their Effects on CRS Installation Errors UM-2010-37
  • Klinich KD, Manary MA, Flannagan CAC, Malik LA, Reed MP (2010) Effect of Vehicle Features on CRS Installation Errors UM-2010-38
  • Klinich KD, Flannagan CAC (2009) Identifying Priorities for Improving Rear Seat Occupant Protection UM-2009-46
  • Klinich KD, Flannagan CAC, Rupp JD, Schneider LW (2008) Abdominal Injury in Motor-Vehicle Crashes UM-2008-40
  • Reed MP, Ebert SM, Klinich KD, Manary MA (2008) Assessing Child Belt Fit, Volume I: Effects of vehicle seat and belt geometry on belt fit for children with and without belt-positioning booster seats UM 2008-49-1
  • Klinich KD, Reed MP, Ritchie NL, Manary MA, Schneider LW, Rupp JD (2008) Assessing Child Belt Fit, Volume II: Effect of Restraint Configuration, Booster Seat Designs, Seating Procedure, and Belt Fit on the Dynamic Response of the Hybrid III 10YO ATD in Sled Tests UM-2008-49-2
  • Klinich KD and Schneider LW (2003) Biomechanics of pedestrian injuries related to lower extremity injury assessment tools: a review of the literature and analysis of pedestrian crash database UMTRI-2003-25
  • Rupp JD, Schneider LW, Klinich KD, Moss S, Zhou J, Pearlman MD (2001) Design, development, and testing of a new pregnant abdomen for the Hybrid III small female crash test dummy UMTRI-2001-07
  • Klinich KD, Schneider LW, Moore JL, Pearlman MD (1999) Investigations of crashes involving pregnant occupants UMTRI-99-29
  • Klinich KD, Schneider LW, Eby B, Rupp JD, Pearlman MD (1999) Seated anthropometry during pregnancy: final report UMTRI-99-16
  • Klinich KD (1996) Child Dummy Protection Criteria, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Research and Test Center Technical Report
  • Klinich KD, et al. (1996) Techniques for Developing Injury Protection Criteria for Children, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
  • Klinich KD and Beebe MS (1995) Comparison of Hybrid III and TAD Dummies in NBDL Configuration, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Research and Test Center Technical Report
  • Klinich KD and Beebe MS (1995) Neck Development at VRTC, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Research and Test Center Technical Report.
  • Klinich KD, Beebe MS, and Welty KA (1995) Hybrid III Hip Joint Modification Evaluation, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Research and Test Center Technical Report
  • Klinich KD and Beebe MS (1994) Feasibility of a Six-Year-Old Dummy Upper Neck Load Cell, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Research and Test Center Technical Report
  • Klinich KD and Pritz HB (1994) Comparison of Current Dummies and Volunteer Children, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Research and Test Center Technical Report
  • Klinich KD, Pritz HB, Beebe MS, Welty KA (1994) Study of Older Child Restraint/Booster Fit and NASS Injury Analysis DOT HS 808 248, National Technical Information Service
  • Klinich KD (1993) Lap Belt Angle Measurement in Adjustable Rear Seats: Procedure Development and Vehicle Survey DOT HS 808 187, National Technical Information Service
  • Klinich KD (1993) Lower Leg Moment Distribution National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Research and Test Center Technical Report
  • Klinich KD, Pritz, HB, and Saul RA (1993) Large Child Dummy Development National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Research and Test Center Technical Report
  • Klinich KD and Sullivan LK (1993) Booster Seat Evaluation: Belt Anchorage Location Effect and Performance in Rear-Facing Seats DOT HS 808 092, National Technical Information Service
  • Klinich KD, Beebe MS, Pritz HB (1992) Development of a Multi-Directional Neck National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Research and Test Center Technical Report
  • Klinich KD, Beebe MS, Pritz HB (1992) Performance Criteria for a Biofidelic Dummy Neck, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Research and Test Center Technical Report