Crash Test Dummies and Car Seat Regulations
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Sarah Downing  Identity Verified
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Jul 24, 2002

I\'m currently doing a translation on the topic mentioned in the header. Does anyone know of any good glossaries or websites that they could recommend - some of the terms are extremely hard to find in my 2 technical dictionaries and I\'m not having much luck with leo and dicdata either.



Any tips would be greatly appreciated.



Thanks in advance.


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Henry Dotterer
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Gloss Post may help... Jul 24, 2002

http://www.geocities.com/glosspost/

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Marcus Malabad  Identity Verified
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some links for you Sarah Jul 24, 2002

http://www.keepkidshealthy.com/welcome/safety/car_seats_safety/



http://www.pediatrics.wisc.edu/childrenshosp/parents_of_preemies/carseat.html



http://www.inventiveparent.com/state-laws.htm


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xxxPaulaMac
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Car seats Jul 24, 2002

Try http://www.tc.gc.ca/roadsafety/childsafe/cartenv/index-e.html



This is Transport Canada\'s site, and as you\'ll see on the left hand side, there is a French button. Everything on the site should be in French and English.


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stefan2
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Crash Test Dummies Jul 25, 2002

I don\'t know a glossary which is so specific, and I would be surprised to learn that such a glossary even exists outside the well-shut offices of a handful of highly specialized manufacturers and patent translators.

Here is what I would do: Search the Euro NCAP website http://www.euroncap.com (English only). This is the organization that carries out crash tests for Europe. They provide extensive testing documentation and protocols. Rushing through I saw that under http://www.euroncap.com/protocols/EuroNCAP_Frontal_Protocol_3_1.pdf, for example, there is something about Hybrid III test dummies, dummy certification etc. The EuroNCAP\'s US counterpart in the field of crash tests is the NHTSA: http://www.nhtsa.dot.gov.

When it comes to translating things are even more difficult. (More or less) parallel texts on automotive issues can be found at GM\'s site, such as http://www.gm.com/company/gmability/safety/driving_safety_innovations/dummies/dummy1_010702_de.html (German) and http://www.gm.com/company/gmability/safety/driving_safety_innovations/dummies/dummy1_010702_fr.html (French).

I also found articles on crash test dummies in the Mercedes magazine under http://www.mercedes-benz.com/d/service/magazin/technik_003_1.htm(in German), chez Renault http://www.conceptsecurite.renault.fr/chocs/finx4a.htm and under http://www.crash-test.org (both in French).

Good luck


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Sarah Downing  Identity Verified
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Thanks to everfyone ... Jul 25, 2002

... for your really helpful links. The translation was quite tough, so it was great to have some reference points.

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