Areas of Practice
The doors on a vehicle are an important part of the restraint system. In an accident, the doors should remain closed to prevent you or your loved one from being ejected.
A properly designed latching system is needed to keep doors closed. The latching system includes an outside handle, an inside handle, outside linkage, inside linkage, a latch, a striker, springs, and locks.
Defects in the door latching system include: