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Safe Car Door / car door

Safe Car Door
Safe Car Door

This design is to prevent the collision of an opening car door with a passing vehicle. In this design, the car door will first fold pivoting a vertical axis when it is pushed to open. This folding action slows down the car door opening speed and gives the passing bicyclist or motorcyclist more time to react to the negligently opened car door. Furthermore, in this design, the folded car door surface instead of the car door edge is the most probable site of collision in a car door accident, which implies reduced impact and seriousness of the collision. Please visit http://www.ee.ncu.edu.tw/~jztsai/cardoor for animations.

University

Southern Taiwan University

Southern Taiwan University
Tainan, Taiwan

Design

Southern Taiwan University

Southern Taiwan University
Tainan, Taiwan

Jing-Tai Chai Chao-Yuan Tseng

Design

Southern Taiwan University

Southern Taiwan University
Tainan, Taiwan

Jing-Tai Chai