This work summarizes the evaluation program of a newly developed test device - the Ford/SAE Air Bag Interaction Arm. The device has been developed in response to recent findings that indicate that injuries to the upper extremities are more likely to occur in vehicles equipped with air bag restraint systems. The instrumented arm is designed to attach to a small female Hybrid III crash test dummy. It contains instrumentation in both the upper and lower arm segments allowing for the measurement of forces, moments, and accelerations. The arm was subjected to pendulum impacts and static deployment tests using driver and side impact air bag systems.