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P9: Ejection

Definition:

Occupant completely or partially thrown from the interior of the motor vehicle, excluding motorcycles, as a result of a crash.

Element Attributes
  • Not Ejected
  • Ejected, Partially
  • Ejected, Totally
  • Not Applicable
  • Unknown

Note regarding ejected persons: any occupant including the driver ejected from the interior of the vehicle during the crash (unless stabilization occurs) should be considered an occupant of the motor vehicle from which they were ejected when counting Total Occupants in Motor Vehicle V9.

Rationale:

Occupant protection systems prevent or mitigate ejections to various degrees. Analyses of the effectiveness of safety belts depend on information from this data element.

Occupant (from ANSI D16) - an occupant is any person who is part of a transport vehicle.