Seat Adjustment Guidelines

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General Information

This is a general introduction to the term “whiplash injuries” and a brief description of its causation.

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Interactive Seat Configurator

car seat with adjustable backrest

The Interactive Seat Configurator application allows the user to evaluate different seat configurations for male and female occupants. The user will also be advised which setting provides the best protection in a rear impact at risk of causing “whiplash injuries”.

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Seat Evaluation Guidelines

These guidelines highlight recent findings of the ADSEAT project, beneficial to vehicle users. The guidelines illustrate how different seat adjustments and occupant characteristics influence the protective performances of the seat.

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Further Information

For further information on whiplash testing and recent tested cars please visit Euro NCAP.