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Research Article

A Study of Damage Patterns on Passenger Cars Involved in Road Traffic Accidents

Table 2

A representation of the diagrams, nomenclature, and corresponding descriptions used to determine the points of impact.

DiagramType of ImpactDescription

Front end damage due to concentrated impact resulting from collision of subject vehicle with tree, utility pole, or other narrow objects.FC

Rear end damage due to distributed impact resulting from full contact of rear end of subject vehicle with another vehicle or object. Applicable to rear-end collisions.BD

Left side and top damage due to rollover. Right side and top damage due to rollover.LT

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