2014Agency/Docket No.Standard/partTopic
December 4NHTSA-2014-0108Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act (MAP-21)IIHS supports NHTSA's research on automotive electronic control systems and encourages the collection of diagnostic and failure data from restraint and crash avoidance/mitigation systems as well as vehicle electronic systems
February 28NHTSA-2013-011549 CFR 571.208 Occupant crash protectionIIHS review of NHTSA technical report on the evaluation of certified-advanced airbags
2009Agency/Docket No.Standard/partTopic
August 21National Conference of Insurance LegislatorsProposed model act regarding auto airbag fraudIIHS does not support the use of salvaged airbags in vehicle repair unless done under tightly controlled conditions
2008Agency/Docket No.Standard/partTopic
March 27NHTSA-2008-001549 CFR 571.216 Roof crush resistanceIIHS supports increasing minimum roof strength requirement and comments on proposed headroom criterion and two-sided testing.
2007Agency/Docket No.Standard/partTopic
March 27NHTSA-2006-2648649 CFR 571.208 Occupant crash protectionReview of agency's evaluation report on the benefits of redesigned airbags to vehicle occupants (comment)
2004Agency/Docket No.Standard/partTopic
July 13NHTSA49 CFR 571.208 Occupant crash protection; 49 CFR 571.214 Side impact protectionIIHS requests reconsideration of agency's denial of Institute's initial petition (September 5, 2002) concerning dummy seating positions in tests for occupant crash protection
July 2NHTSA-2003-1571549 CFR 571.208 Occupant crash protectionProposed high-speed frontal offset crash test requirement for passenger vehicles including vehicle stiffness and aggressivity (comment)
2003Agency/Docket No.Standard/partTopic
October 6NHTSA-2003-1573249 CFR 571.208 Occupant crash protectionProposed increase in impact speed for frontal full-width barrier tests involving small adult female dummies (comment)
September 8NHTSA-1999-509849 CFR 571.214 Side impact protection; 49 CFR 572 Anthropomorphic test devicesJoint letter concerning recommended procedures for evaluating occupant injury risk from deploying side airbags (comment)
2002Agency/Docket No.Standard/partTopic
September 5NHTSA49 CFR 571.208 Occupant crash protection; 49 CFR 571.214 Side impact protectionIIHS petitions for amendments to federal standards to incorporate new seat track and seat back adjustment procedures based on new seating accommodation model
August 22NHTSA-2002-1215149 CFR 571.201 Occupant protection in interior impacts; 49 CFR 571.213 Child restraint systems; 49 CFR 571.214 Side impact protection; 49 CFR 571.225 Child restraint anchorage systemsProposed test procedures and injury criteria to determine injury mechanisms and countermeasures for restrained children in side and rear impact crashes (comment)
2001Agency/Docket No.Standard/partTopic
August 9NHTSA-2001-895349 CFR 571 Federal motor vehicle safety standardsAgency's plan for monitoring and evaluating performance of depowered and advanced airbags and developing data for potential future airbag rulemakings (comment)
2000Agency/Docket No.Standard/partTopic
March 6NHTSA-1999-640749 CFR 552 Petition for rulemaking, defect, and noncompliance order; 49 CFR 571.208 Occupant crash protection; 49 CFR 585 Phase-in reporting requirement; 49 CFR 595 Make inoperative exemptionsInstitute's analysis of two fatal crashes from the National Automotive Sampling System cited by Center for Auto Safety as being airbag related (comment)
February 25NHTSA-1999-640749 CFR 552 Petition for rulemaking, defect, and noncompliance orders; 49 CFR 571.208 Occupant crash protection; 49 CFR 585 Phase-in reporting requirements; 49 CFR 595 Make inoperative exemptionsResponse to assertions by the Center for Auto Safety concerning the Institute's comment (December 30, 1999) on occupant crash protection (comment)
February 11NHTSA-1999-640749 CFR 552 Petition for rulemaking, defect, and noncompliance orders; 49 CFR 571.208 Occupant crash protection; 49 CFR 585 Phase-in reporting requirements; 49 CFR 595 Make inoperative exemptionsFundamental flaws in agency's analyses of its 30 mph rigid-barrier test to assess risk from inflating airbags to unbelted out-of-position occupants (comment)
1999Agency/Docket No.Standard/partTopic
December 30NHTSA-1999-640749 CFR 552 Petition for rulemaking, defect, and noncompliance orders; 49 CFR 571.208 Occupant crash protection; 49 CFR 585 Phase-in reporting requirements; 49 CFR 595 Make inoperative exemptionsProposed upgrades to occupant protection standard including to minimize risks from inflating airbags including dummy injury criteria, alternative test procedures, and technological advances (comment)
2004CommitteeInstitute presenterTopic
March 18U.S. House of Representatives, Committee on Energy and CommerceBrian O'NeillApproaches to achieving vehicle safety improvements
2000CommitteeInstitute presenterTopic
February 10Transportation Subcommittee of the U.S. House of Representatives Appropriations CommitteeBrian O'NeillAirbag test requirements under proposed new rule
2002Topic
December 23Brief supporting the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's 2001 final rule on advanced airbags
December 23Brief supporting the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's 2001 final rule on advanced airbags