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Friend of the Court briefs filed by the Institute that provide the court with the Institute's research results related to motor vehicle and highway safety rules that have been challenged in court

2009 Topic
February 13 Brief on the likely adverse safety consequences of state regulation of greenhouse gas; IIHS also expressed concern about the trend among automobile manufacturers toward using advanced engine technology to increase horsepower rather than improve fuel economy
2008 Topic
March 21 Brief on the likely adverse safety consequences of state regulation of greenhouse gas
2006 Topic
July 03 Brief objecting to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's permitting drivers of commercial motor vehicles to drive up to 11 hours a day and allowing them to restart their weekly hours-of-service after 34 hours off duty
2003 Topic
December 11 Brief objecting to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's 2003 final rule on hours-of-service for drivers of commercial motor vehicles
September 18 Brief on the importance of independent vehicle ratings program in promoting vehicle safety
2002 Topic
December 23 Brief supporting the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's 2001 final rule on advanced airbags

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