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IIHS has been conducting research for more than 50 years. Papers published in copyrighted publications such as books, journals and conference proceedings are available upon request, but their contents may not be redistributed or republished without consent of the publishers. Unpublished and noncopyrighted reports are available for download, and their contents may be redistributed and republished with attribution.

  • Comparison of Hybrid III and THOR dummies in paired small overlap tests

    Mueller, Becky C.; Sherwood, Christopher P.; Arbelaez, Raul A.; Zuby, David S.; Nolan, Joseph M.
    Stapp Car Crash Journal
    November 2011

    Abstract
  • GLORIA: Design and development of a calibration jig for H-point machines used for the measurement of head restraint geometry

    Avery, Matthew J.; Zuby, David S.; Gane, John W.; Cox, Mark Christopher
    SAE Technical Paper Series 2008-01-0348
    April 2009

    Abstract
  • Measurement error in lateral thoracic deflection and deflection rate due to oblique loading

    Brumbelow, Matthew L.; Zuby, David S.
    SAE Technical Paper Series 2007-01-0705 Safety Test Methodology (SP-2123)
    2007

    Abstract
  • A new calibration specification for linear displacement transducers

    Arbelaez, Raul A.; Brumbelow, Matthew; Wang, Zhenwen; van Ratingen, Michiel
    SAE Technical Paper Series 2006-01-0719
    March 2006

    Abstract
  • The influence of crash pulse shape on BioRID response

    Zuby, David S.; Farmer, Charles M.; Avery, Matthew
    Proceedings of the 2003 International IRCOBI Conference on the Biomechanics of Impact
    2003

    Abstract
  • BioRID responses and the effect of crash pulse characteristics

    Zuby, David S.; Avery, Matthew
    IMechE Conference Transactions: International Conference on Vehicle Safety 2002
    2002

    Abstract
  • Comparison of driver head positions -- volunteers versus dummies

    Edwards, Marcy A.; Zuby, David S.; Nelson, Laurie A.
    Proceedings of the 2002 International IRCOBI Conference on the Biomechanics of Impact
    2002

    Abstract
  • Potential problem with acetabulum load cell in SID-IIs dummy

    Dakin, Gregory J.; Hatchett, Marvin T.; Arbelaez, Raul A.
    Insurance Institute for Highway Safety
    September 2001

    Abstract
  • Effect of Hybrid III leg geometry on upper tibia bending moments

    Zuby, David S.; Nolan, Joseph M.; Sherwood, Christopher P.
    SAE Technical Paper Series 2001-01-0169 Biomechanics Research and Development (SP-1577)
    2001

    Abstract
  • Improved ATD positioning procedure

    Reed, Matthew P.; Manary, Miriam A.; Flannagan, Carol A.C.; Schneider, Lawrence W.; Arbelaez, Raul A.
    SAE Technical Paper Series 2001-01-0118
    2001

    Abstract
  • Dummy kinematics in offset frontal crash tests

    Estep, Christina R.; Lund, Adrian K.
    Proceedings of the 15th International Technical Conference on the Enhanced Safety of Vehicles
    October 1996

    Abstract
  • Calibration review and head impact analysis of a Hybrid III dummy

    Jones, Ian S.; Carroll, Diane M.
    Insurance Institute for Highway Safety
    February 1986

    Abstract
  • Head impact tolerance: correlation between dummy impacts and actual head injuries

    Jones, Ian S.; Mohan, Dinesh
    Insurance Institute for Highway Safety
    1984

    Abstract
  • Study of human impact tolerance using investigations and simulations of free-falls

    Foust, David R.; Bowman, Bruce M.; Snyder, Richard G.
    SAE Technical Paper Series 770915
    1977

    Abstract
  • Development of a frontal small overlap crashworthiness evaluation test

    Sherwood, Christopher P.; Mueller, Becky C.; Nolan, Joseph M.; Zuby, David S.; Lund, Adrian K.
    Traffic Injury Prevention
    November 2013

    Abstract
  • Relationship between pedestrian headform tests and injury and fatality rates in vehicle-to-pedestrian crashes in the United States

    Mueller, Becky C.; Farmer, Charles M.; Jermakian, Jessica S.; Zuby, David S.
    Stapp Car Crash Journal
    November 2013

    Abstract
  • Effects of small overlap frontal crash test results on vehicle sales: more evidence with small SUVs

    Cicchino, Jessica B.
    Insurance Institute for Highway Safety
    September 2013

    Abstract
  • Survey of Volvo dealers about effects of small overlap frontal crash test results on business

    Cicchino, Jessica B.
    Insurance Institute for Highway Safety
    October 2012

    Abstract
  • Comparison of Hybrid III and THOR dummies in paired small overlap tests

    Mueller, Becky C.; Sherwood, Christopher P.; Arbelaez, Raul A.; Zuby, David S.; Nolan, Joseph M.
    Stapp Car Crash Journal
    November 2011

    Abstract
  • The accuracy of velocity change estimates in small overlap frontal crashes

    Sherwood, Christopher P.; Zuby, David S.; Nolan, Joseph M.; Aylor, David A.
    Proceedings of the Fourth International Expert Symposium on Accident Research (CD-ROM)
    September 2010

    Abstract
  • Impact and injury patterns in frontal crashes of vehicles with good ratings for frontal crash protection

    Brumbelow, Matthew L.; Zuby, David S.
    Proceedings of the 21st International Technical Conference on the Enhanced Safety of Vehicles (CD-ROM)
    June 2009

    Abstract
  • Characteristics of small overlap crashes

    Sherwood, Christopher P.; Nolan, Joseph M.; Zuby, David S.
    Proceedings of the 21st International Technical Conference on the Enhanced Safety of Vehicles (CD-ROM)
    June 2009

    Abstract
  • Effects of seat belt load limiters on driver fatalities in frontal crashes of passenger cars

    Brumbelow, Matthew L.; Baker, Bryan C.; Nolan, Joseph M.
    Proceedings of the 20th International Technical Conference on the Enhanced Safety of Vehicles (CD-ROM)
    June 2007

    Abstract
  • How the 64.4 km/h (40 mi/h) frontal offset deformable crash test relates to real-world crash severity

    Aylor, David A.; Nolan, Joseph M.; Zuby, David S.; Baker, Bryan C.
    Proceedings of the Second International Expert Symposium on Accident Research (CD-ROM)
    September 2006

    Abstract
  • Crash modes and injury patterns in real-world narrow object frontal crashes

    Arbelaez, Raul A.; Aylor, David A.; Nolan, Joseph M.; Braitman, Keli A.; Baker, Bryan C.
    Proceedings of the 2006 International IRCOBI Conference on the Biomechanics of Impact (CD-ROM)
    September 2006

    Abstract
  • Relationships of frontal offset crash test results to real-world driver fatality rates

    Farmer, Charles M.
    Traffic Injury Prevention
    February 2005

    Abstract
  • Potential benefits from enhancing crash compatibility between cars and light trucks in front-to-front crashes

    O'Neill, Brian; Kyrychenko, Sergey Y.
    Insurance Institute for Highway Safety
    October 2003

    Abstract
  • U.S. consumer crash test results and injury risk in police-reported crashes

    Newstead, Stuart V.; Farmer, Charles M.; Narayan, Sanjeev; Cameron, Maxwell H.
    Traffic Injury Prevention
    June 2003

    Abstract
  • Changes in vehicle designs from frontal offset and side impact crash testing

    Lund, Adrian K.; Nolan, Joseph M.
    SAE Technical Paper Series 2003-01-0902
    2003

    Abstract
  • Effect of Hybrid III leg geometry on upper tibia bending moments

    Zuby, David S.; Nolan, Joseph M.; Sherwood, Christopher P.
    SAE Technical Paper Series 2001-01-0169 Biomechanics Research and Development (SP-1577)
    2001

    Abstract
  • Improved ATD positioning procedure

    Reed, Matthew P.; Manary, Miriam A.; Flannagan, Carol A.C.; Schneider, Lawrence W.; Arbelaez, Raul A.
    SAE Technical Paper Series 2001-01-0118
    2001

    Abstract
  • Frontal offset deformable barrier crash testing and its effect on vehicle stiffness

    Nolan, Joseph M.; Lund, Adrian K.
    Proceedings of the 17th International Technical Conference on the Enhanced Safety of Vehicles (CD-ROM)
    2001

    Abstract
  • Lower extremity injury causation in frontal crashes

    Sherwood, Chris; O'Neill, Brian; Hurwitz, Shepard
    Proceedings of the 1999 International IRCOBI Conference on the Biomechanics of Impacts
    1999

    Abstract
  • Frontal crash testing and U.S. vehicle rating systems

    O'Neill, Brian
    Crash-Tech Special '98 Conference, New Consumer Tests -- Is Compatibility Knocked Out?
    March 1998

    Abstract
  • Repeatability of frontal offset crash tests

    Meyerson, Susan L.; Zuby, David S.; Lund, Adrian K.
    Proceedings of the 16th International Technical Conference on the Enhanced Safety of Vehicles
    1998

    Abstract
  • An update on the relationships between computed delta Vs and impact speeds for offset crash tests

    Nolan, Joseph M.; Preuss, Charles A.; Jones, Sara L.; O'Neill, Brian
    Proceedings of the 16th International Technical Conference on the Enhanced Safety of Vehicles
    1998

    Abstract
  • Injury risk and seating position for fifth percentile female drivers - crash tests with 1990 and 1992 Lincoln Town Cars

    Powell, Michael R.; Zuby, David S.
    Insurance Institute for Highway Safety
    July 1997

    Abstract
  • An example of the crash protection provided by a driver airbag in an offset frontal crash test

    Zuby, David S.; Nolan, Joseph M.; Meyerson, Susan L.
    Insurance Institute for Highway Safety
    July 1997

    Abstract
  • Relationships between computed delta V and impact speeds for offset crash tests

    O'Neill, Brian; Preuss, Charles A.; Nolan, Joseph M.
    Proceedings of the 15th International Technical Conference on the Enhanced Safety of Vehicles
    October 1996

    Abstract
  • New vehicle crashworthiness evaluations by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety

    O'Neill, Brian; Lund, Adrian K.; Zuby, David S.; Estep, Christina R.
    Proceedings of the 15th International Technical Conference on the Enhanced Safety of Vehicles
    October 1996

    Abstract
  • Lower extremity loads in offset frontal crashes

    Zuby, David S.; Farmer, Charles M.
    Proceedings of the 15th International Technical Conference on the Enhanced Safety of Vehicles
    October 1996

    Abstract
  • Dummy kinematics in offset frontal crash tests

    Estep, Christina R.; Lund, Adrian K.
    Proceedings of the 15th International Technical Conference on the Enhanced Safety of Vehicles
    October 1996

    Abstract
  • Deformable barriers and occupant protection in offset frontal car-to-car crashes

    Lund, Adrian K.; Zuby, David S.; Nolan, Joseph M.
    SAE Technical Paper Series 950496
    February 1995

    Abstract
  • Intrusion and lower extremity injury risk in offset frontal test crashes

    Zuby, David S.; Farmer, Charles M.; Lund, Adrian K.
    SAE Technical Paper Series 950500
    February 1995

    Abstract
  • Mechanisms and patterns of head injuries in fatal frontal and side impact crashes

    Gloyns, Peter F.; Rattenbury, Stephen J.; Weller, Roy O.; Lestina, Diane C.
    Proceedings of the 1994 International IRCOBI Conference on the Biomechanics of Impacts
    1994

    Abstract
  • Offset frontal impacts -- a comparison of real-world crashes with laboratory tests

    O'Neill, Brian; Lund, Adrian K.; Zuby, David S.; Preuss, Charles A.
    Proceedings of the 14th International Technical Conference on the Enhanced Safety of Vehicles
    1994

    Abstract
  • Mechanisms of fracture in ankle and foot injuries to drivers in motor vehicle crashes

    Lestina, Diane C.; Kuhlman, Thomas P.; Keats, Theodore E.; Alley, R. Maxwell
    SAE Technical Paper Series 922515
    1992

    Abstract
  • Characteristics of fatal frontal impacts and future countermeasures in Great Britain

    Gloyns, Peter F.; Rattenbury, Stephen J.; Jones, Ian S.
    Proceedings of the 12th International Technical Conference on Experimental Safety Vehicles.
    1989

    Abstract
  • Predicting injury risk with "New Car Assessment Program" crashworthiness ratings

    Jones, Ian S.; Whitfield, Randy A.
    Accident Analysis and Prevention
    1988

    Abstract
  • Calibration review and head impact analysis of a Hybrid III dummy

    Jones, Ian S.; Carroll, Diane M.
    Insurance Institute for Highway Safety
    February 1986

    Abstract
  • New Car Assessment Program results and the risk of injury in actual accidents

    Jones, Ian S.; Whitfield, Randy A.; Carroll, Diane M.
    Proceedings of the 10th International Technical Conference on Experimental Safety Vehicles
    1985

    Abstract
  • Fatal front-to-front car collisions and the results of 35 mph frontal barrier impacts

    Zador, Paul L.; Jones, Ian S.; Ginsburg, Marvin J.
    Proceedings of the 28th Annual Conference of the American Association for Automotive Medicine
    1984

    Abstract
  • Accident and laboratory studies of driver interaction with the steering system in European cars

    Gloyns, Peter F.; Rattenbury, Stephen J; Hayes, H.R.M.
    SAE Technical Paper Seiries 820479
    1982

    Abstract
  • Cars that don't protect you in a crash

    Haddon, William Jr.
    Business and Society Review
    Winter 1978-79

    Abstract
  • The effects of vehicle redesign on the risk of driver death

    Farmer, Charles M.; Lund, Adrian K.
    Insurance Institute for Highway Safety
    September 2014

    Abstract
  • Preventing passenger vehicle occupant injuries by vehicle design – a historical perspective from IIHS

    O'Neill, Brian
    Traffic Injury Prevention
    March 2009

    Abstract
  • Trends over time in the risk of driver death: What if vehicle designs had not improved?

    Farmer, Charles M.; Lund, Adrian K.
    Traffic Injury Prevention
    December 2006

    Abstract
  • Smart vehicles, safety, and auto insurance

    Lund, Adrian K.
    SAE Technical Paper Series 2006-21-0010 Proceedings of the Convergence 2006 Transportation Electronics Conference (CD-ROM)
    2006

    Abstract
  • New car assessment programs -- Is harmonization feasible or desirable?

    O'Neill, Brian
    Technischer Kongress 2005 Tagungsband (Technical Congress 2005 Proceedings)
    2005

    Abstract
  • Public opinion surveys on occupant crash protection

    Lund, Adrian K.; Williams, Allan F.
    Research Note 102
    1982

    Abstract
  • Car crashes: perceived vulnerability and willingness to pay for crash protection

    Robertson, Leon S.
    Journal of Community Health
    Winter 1977

    Abstract
  • The effects of new-car safety regulation on fatality rates

    Robertson, Leon S.
    Best's Review
    July 1976

    Abstract
  • The role of the vehicle in highway loss reduction

    O'Neill, Brian
    Compendium of Technical Papers, Institute of Traffic Engineers 45th Annual Meeting
    1975

    Abstract
  • The precrash, crash and postcrash parts of the highway safety program

    Haddon, William Jr.
    SAE Technical Paper Series 680237
    February 1968

    Abstract
  • The prevention of accidents

    Haddon, William Jr.
    Preventive Medicine
    1967

    Abstract
  • Research with respect to fatal accident causes: implications for vehicle design

    Haddon, William Jr.
    Highway Vehicle Safety, Progress in Technology
    1966

    Abstract
  • IIHS side crash test ratings and occupant death risk in real-world crashes

    Teoh, Eric R.; Lund, Adrian K.
    Traffic Injury Prevention
    October 2011

    Abstract
  • Measurement error in lateral thoracic deflection and deflection rate due to oblique loading

    Brumbelow, Matthew L.; Zuby, David S.
    SAE Technical Paper Series 2007-01-0705 Safety Test Methodology (SP-2123)
    2007

    Abstract
  • Delta Vs for IIHS side impact crash tests and their relationship to real-world crash severity

    Arbelaez, Raul A.; Baker, Bryan C.; Nolan, Joseph M.
    Proceedings of the 19th International Technical Conference on the Enhanced Safety of Vehicles (CD-ROM)
    2005

    Abstract
  • Changes in vehicle designs from frontal offset and side impact crash testing

    Lund, Adrian K.; Nolan, Joseph M.
    SAE Technical Paper Series 2003-01-0902
    2003

    Abstract
  • Insurance Institute for Highway Safety side impact crashworthiness evaluation program: impact configuration and rationale

    Dakin, Gregory J.; Arbelaez, Raul A.; Nolan, Joseph M.; Zuby, David S.; Lund, Adrian K.
    Proceedings of the 18th International Technical Conference on the Enhanced Safety of Vehicles (CD-ROM)
    2003

    Abstract
  • Comparison of EuroSID-2 and SID-IIs in vehicle side impact tests with the IIHS barrier

    Arbelaez, Raul A.; Nolan, Joseph M.; Dakin, Gregory J.; Lund, Adrian K.
    Stapp Car Crash Journal
    November 2002

    Abstract
  • IIHS side impact barrier -- development and crash test experience

    Arbelaez, Raul A.; Dakin, Gregory J.; Nolan, Joseph M.; Dalmotas, Dainius J.; Tylko, Suzanne
    IMechE Conference Transactions: International Conference on Vehicle Safety 2002
    2002

    Abstract
  • Potential problem with acetabulum load cell in SID-IIs dummy

    Dakin, Gregory J.; Hatchett, Marvin T.; Arbelaez, Raul A.
    Insurance Institute for Highway Safety
    September 2001

    Abstract
  • Vehicle deformation in real-world side impact crashes and regulatory crash tests

    Rattenbury, Stephen J.; Gloyns, Peter F.; Nolan, Joseph M.
    Proceedings of the 17th International Technical Conference on the Enhanced Safety of Vehicles (CD-ROM)
    2001

    Abstract
  • Incompatibility in vehicle-to-vehicle side impact crashes in the United States: real-world and experimental results

    Lund, Adrian K.; O'Neill, Brian; Nolan, Joseph M.; Chapline, Janella F.
    Vehicle Safety 2000
    2000

    Abstract
  • Factors contributing to front-side compatibility: a comparison of crash test results

    Nolan, Joseph M.; Powell, Michael R.; Preuss, Charles A.; Lund, Adrian K.
    SAE Technical Paper Series 99SC02
    October 1999

    Abstract
  • Mechanisms and patterns of head injuries in fatal frontal and side impact crashes

    Gloyns, Peter F.; Rattenbury, Stephen J.; Weller, Roy O.; Lestina, Diane C.
    Proceedings of the 1994 International IRCOBI Conference on the Biomechanics of Impacts
    1994

    Abstract
  • Fatally injured occupants in side impact crashes

    Lestina, Diane C.; Gloyns, Peter F.; Rattenbury, Stephen J.
    Proceedings of the 13th International Conference on Experimental Safety Vehicles, (DOT-HS-807-990)
    1991

    Abstract
  • Patterns of arm position during normal driving

    Viano, David C.; Patel, Milan; Ciccone, Michael A.
    Human Factors
    1989

    Abstract
  • Fatally injured struck side occupants in side impacts (Contractor Report 113)

    Gloyns, Peter F.; Rattenbury, Stephen J.
    Insurance Institute for Highway Safety
    1988

    Abstract
  • Simulated occupant response to side-impact collisions

    Bowman, Bruce M.; Schneider, Lawrence W.; Foust David R.
    SAE Technical Paper Series 751155
    1975

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