Recent or noteworthy IIHS research is compiled here.
See our comprehensive bibliography for more on this or any other topic.

  • Distracting behaviors among teenagers and young, middle-aged, and older adult drivers when driving without and with warnings from an integrated vehicle safety system

    Kidd, David G.
    Insurance Institute for Highway Safety
    August 2016

    Abstract
  • Effectiveness of forward collision warning and autonomous emergency braking systems in reducing front-to-rear crash rates

    Cicchino, Jessica B.
    Insurance Institute for Highway Safety
    August 2016

    Abstract
  • Drivers’ detection of roadside targets when driving vehicles with three different headlight systems during high beam activation

    Reagan, Ian J.; Brumbelow, Matthew L.
    Insurance Institute for Highway Safety
    March 2016

    Abstract
  • The effects of rurality, proximity of other traffic, and roadway curvature on high beam headlamp use rates

    Reagan, Ian J.; Brumbelow, Matthew L.; Flannagan, Michael J.
    Insurance Institute for Highway Safety
    March 2016

    Abstract
  • Toyota drivers' experiences with Dynamic Radar Cruise Control, Pre-Collision System, and Lane-Keeping Assist

    Eichelberger, Angela H.; McCartt, Anne T.
    Journal of Safety Research
    February 2016

    Abstract
  • Differences in glance behavior between drivers using a rearview camera, parking sensor system, both technologies, or no technology during low-speed parking maneuvers

    Kidd, David G.; McCartt, Anne T.
    Accident Analysis and Prevention
    February 2016

    Abstract
  • Observed activation status of lane departure warning and forward collision warning of Honda vehicles at dealership service centers

    Reagan, Ian J.; McCartt, Anne T.
    Insurance Institute for Highway Safety
    January 2016

    Abstract
  • Effects of an integrated collision warning system on teenage driver behavior

    Jermakian, Jessica S.; Bao, Shan; Buonarosa, Mary Lynn; Sayer, James
    Insurance Institute for Highway Safety
    December 2015

    Abstract
  • A survey of horizontal road curvature for fatal nighttime crashes

    Brumbelow, Matthew L.
    Proceedings of the 11th International Symposium on Automotive Lighting
    September 2015

    Abstract
  • Consumer safety information programs at IIHS

    Zuby, David S.
    Proceedings of the 24th International Technical Conference on the Enhanced Safety of Vehicles (CD-ROM)
    June 2015

    Abstract
  • Experiences of model year 2011 Dodge and Jeep owners with collision avoidance and related technologies

    Cicchino, Jessica B.; McCartt, Anne T.
    Traffic Injury Prevention
    April 2015

    Abstract
  • Cyclist crash scenarios and factors relevant to the design of cyclist detection systems

    MacAlister, Anna; Zuby, David S.
    Insurance Institute for Highway Safety
    March 2015

    Abstract
  • On-road experiment to assess drivers’ detection of roadside targets as a function of headlight system, target placement, and target reflectance

    Reagan, Ian J.; Brumbelow, Matthew L.; Frischmann, Tim
    Accident Analysis and Prevention
    March 2015

    Abstract
  • Buick Lucerne drivers’ experiences with rear parking sensors

    Cicchino, Jessica B.; Eichelberger, Angela H.; McCartt, Anne T.
    Traffic Injury Prevention
    February 2015

    Abstract
  • Brake burnishing effect on AEB performance

    Wilson, Myles; Aylor, David A.; Zuby, David S.; Nolan, Joseph M.
    SAE Technical Paper 2015-01-1481
    2015

    Abstract
  • Perceived discomfort glare from an adaptive driving beam headlight system compared with three low beam lighting configurations

    Reagan, Ian J.; Brumbelow, Matthew L.
    Procedia Manufacturing
    2015

    Abstract
  • Navigating toward zero fatalities: the role of NCAPs

    Nolan, Joseph M.; Karush, Sarah
    Journal of the Australasian College of Road Safety
    June 2014

    Abstract
  • Visibility of children behind 2010-2013 model year passenger vehicles using glances, mirrors, and backup cameras and parking sensors

    Kidd, David G.; Brethwaite, Andrew
    Accident Analysis and Prevention
    May 2014

    Abstract
  • Volvo drivers’ experiences with advanced crash avoidance and related technologies

    Eichelberger, Angela H.; McCartt, Anne T.
    Traffic Injury Prevention
    February 2014

    Abstract
  • Collision avoidance features: initial results

    Moore, Matthew J.; Zuby, David S.
    Proceedings of the 23rd International Technical Conference on the Enhanced Safety of Vehicles (CD ROM)
    June 2013

    Abstract
  • Effects of antilock braking systems on motorcycle fatal crash rates: an update

    Teoh, Eric R.
    Insurance Institute for Highway Safety
    May 2013

    Abstract
  • Crash avoidance potential of four large truck technologies

    Jermakian, Jessica S.
    Accident Analysis and Prevention
    November 2012

    Abstract
  • Crash avoidance potential of four passenger vehicle technologies

    Jermakian, Jessica S.
    Accident Analysis and Prevention
    May 2011

    Abstract
  • Primary pedestrian crash scenarios: factors relevant to the design of pedestrian detection systems

    Jermakian, Jessica S.; Zuby, David S.
    Insurance Institute for Highway Safety
    April 2011

    Abstract
  • Volvo and Infiniti drivers’ experiences with select crash avoidance technologies

    Braitman, Keli A.; McCartt, Anne T.; Zuby, David S.; Singer, Jeremiah
    Traffic Injury Prevention
    June 2010

    Abstract
  • Effects of electronic stability control on fatal crash risk

    Farmer, Charles M.
    Insurance Institute for Highway Safety
    May 2010

    Abstract
  • Antilock braking systems for motorcycles and insurance collision losses

    Moore, Matthew J.; Yan, Yongping
    Transportation Research Board 88th Annual Meeting Compendium of Papers DVD
    2008

    Abstract
  • Effects of daytime running lights on multiple-vehicle daylight crashes in the United States

    Farmer, Charles M.; Williams, Allan F.
    Accident Analysis and Prevention
    March 2002

    Abstract
  • New evidence concerning fatal crashes of passenger vehicles before and after adding antilock braking systems

    Farmer, Charles M.
    Accident Analysis and Prevention
    May 2001

    Abstract
  • Fatal crashes of passenger vehicles before and after adding antilock braking systems

    Farmer, Charles M.; Lund, Adrian K.; Trempel, Rebecca E.; Braver, Elisa R.
    Accident Analysis and Prevention
    November 1997

    Abstract
  • Driver experience with antilock brake systems

    Williams, Allan F.; Wells, JoAnn K.
    Accident Analysis and Prevention
    December 1994

    Abstract