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Long Description: Figure C8. Rearward Amplification Reflected by Peak Lateral Acceleration in Trailers

Figure C8 shows the lateral acceleration time histories of the tractor and two trailers of the control double vehicle in the 12-ft. lane change. Markers in the figure identify the maximum of each unit's acceleration. The rearward amplification is the ratio of the peak lateral acceleration of the rear trailer to that of the tractor.

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