2018 Agency/Docket No. Standard/part Topic
April 4 NHTSA-2018-009 49 CFR Part 571; Removing Regulatory Barriers for Vehicles With Automated Driving Systems IIHS-HLDI recommend that NHTSA consider how automated driving technology can be used to improve upon the current state of vehicle safety, and contemplate new regulations to compel this improvement.
March 2 FTA-2017-0024 Research Program: Automated Transit Buses IIHS encourages the FTA to incentivize the use of advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) on transit vehicles.
2017 Agency/Docket No. Standard/part Topic
November 13 NHTSA-2017-0082 49 CFR Chapter V Automated Driving Systems: A Vision for Safety IIHS urges NHTSA to require companies to report a basic level of information about automated driving systems, create a public VIN-indexed database listing vehicles equipped with automated driving systems and those exempt from safety standards, and mandate event data recorders and the recording of automated driving system information.
October 24 California Department of Motor Vehicles Senate Bill 1298; Chapter 570, Statues of 2012 IIHS urges the California DMV to gather information to help it and other stakeholders independently assess the safety of automated driving systems following deployment.
April 21 California Department of Motor Vehicles Senate Bill 1298; Chapter 570, Statues of 2012 IIHS suggests further changes to proposed reporting requirements for companies testing autonomous vehicles on public roads.
January 12 Pennsylvania Department of Transportation Pennsylvania Autonomous Vehicle Testing Policy IIHS encourages PennDOT to require testing companies to provide information about every crash and disengagement of an automated driving system that occurs during testing on public roads in Pennsylvania.
January 6 California Department of Motor Vehicles Senate Bill 1298; Chapter 570, Statutes of 2012 IIHS supports revised draft regulations for automated driving systems on public roads and further emphasize the need for consistent, reliable, and useful information on crashes and disengagements to assess system safety and performance
2016 Agency/Docket No. Standard/part Topic
November 22 NHTSA-2016-0090 Federal Automated Vehicles Policy IIHS supports NHTSA's "Federal Automated Vehicles Policy” to provide guidance for evaluating, monitoring, and regulating the deployment of driving automation technology
November 22 NHTSA-2016-0091 Federal Automated Vehicles Policy IIHS supports information collection as part of NHTSA's "Federal Automated Vehicles Policy" to ensure the safe design, testing, and deployment of driving automation technology
October 19 NHTSA-2016-0089 Model Minimum Uniform Crash Criteria (MMUCC) IIHS recommends NTHSA omit vehicle automation data element from MMUCC
June 16 NHTSA-2016-0049 Model Minimum Uniform Crash Criteria (MMUCC) IIHS supports revised MMUCC Guideline and recommends that it be simplified to the minimum information to achieve its objectives
May 31 NHTSA-2016-0036 Public meeting IIHS supports NHTSA's planned guidelines for the safe deployment and operation of automated vehicle safety technologies
April 7 California Department of Motor Vehicles Senate Bill 1298; Chapter 570, Statutes of 2012 IIHS supports draft regulations for deployment of autonomous vehicles on public roads and suggests improvements in reporting criteria concerning crash involvements, safety-related disengagements, vehicle use, and cyber security
February 16 NHTSA-2015-0119 49 CFR 571.108 Lamps, reflective devices, and associated equipment; 49 CFR 571.111 Rearview mirrors; 49 CFR 571.126 Electronic stability control systems; 49 CFR 571.208 Occupant crash protection; 49 CFR 571.214 Side impact protection; 49 CFR 571.216 Roof crush resistance; 49 CFR 571.226 Ejection mitigation IIHS supports proposed NCAP upgrades concerning pedestrian protection, crash avoidance features, and moderate overlap testing but questions replacing frontal and side impact dummies and using VIN information for crash avoidance features
2015 Agency/Docket No. Standard/part Topic
March 30 NHTSA-2015-0006 49 CFR 571.126 Electronic stability control systems; 49 CFR 571.135 Light vehicle brake systems IIHS supports the inclusion in NCAP of information about front crash avoidance and mitigation braking systems
2014 Agency/Docket No. Standard/part Topic
December 4 NHTSA-2014-0108 Moving 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
October 20 NHTSA-2014-0022 49 CFR 571.150 Vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) communications IIHS review of NHTSA technical report and support for Vehicle-to-Vehicle (V2V) communications capability for light vehicles and minimum performance requirements for V2V devices and messages
2013 Agency/Docket No. Standard/part Topic
July 25 NHTSA-2013-0076 49 CFR 571.111 Rearview mirrors; 49 CFR 575 Consumer information IIHS supports NCAP update to recommend vehicle models with rearview video systems to avoid backover crashes
July 3 NHTSA-2012-0180 49 CFR 575 Consumer information IIHS supports NCAP modifications in areas of crash avoidance technologies, crashworthiness evaluations, and improving communication with consumers
June 27 NHTSA-2013-0013 49 CFR 571.108 Lamps, reflective devices, and associated equipment IIHS review of NHTSA technical report on the effectiveness of LED stop lamps for reducing rear-end crashes
March 13 NHTSA-2011-0148 49 CFR 571 Federal motor vehicle safety standards; 49 CFR 585 Phase-in reporting requirements IIHS supports establishment of federal motor vehicle safety standard to set minimum sound requirements for hybrid and electric vehicles as required by the Pedestrian Safety Enhancement Act (PSEA) of 2010
2012 Agency/Docket No. Standard/part Topic
September 18 NHTSA-2012-0057 NHTSA research report on forward-looking advanced braking technologies, June 2012 IIHS crash test results and HLDI insurance loss data in support of agency's promotion or regulation of advanced braking technologies that rely on forward-looking sensors
August 17 NHTSA-2012-0065 49 CFR 571.136 Electronic stability control systems for heavy vehicles IIHS supports proposed new federal motor vehicle safety standard to require electronic stability control systems on heavy vehicles including truck tractors and buses
2011 Agency/Docket No. Standard/part Topic
January 31 NHTSA-2010-0162 49 CFR 571.111 Rearview mirrors; 49 CFR 585 Phase-in reporting requirements IIHS supports proposed changes to rearview mirror standard requiring rearview video systems to monitor blind zone areas and specifying the size and position of directly viewable areas behind vehicles
2009 Agency/Docket No. Standard/part Topic
July 1 NHTSA-2009-0106 OMB Control No. 2127–0021 IIHS supports the continuation of the National Automotive Sampling System/Crashworthiness Data System as well as expansion of the program to increase the scope of data collection and ensure the accuracy and completeness of the data collected
May 1 NHTSA-2009-0041 49 CFR 571.111 Rearview mirrors IIHS supports proposed amendments to rearview mirrors standard and no-blind-spot requirement to reduce deaths and injuries associated with backover crashes
2006 Agency/Docket No. Standard/part Topic
October 19 NHTSA-2006-25801 49 CFR 571.126 Electronic stability control systems; 49 CFR 585 Phase-in reporting requirements Proposed requirement for standard installation of electronic stability control systems in all passenger vehicles and availability of on/off switch (comment)
2018 Committee Institute presenter Topic
March 6 National Highway Traffic Safety Administration public meeting David S. Zuby Revising the Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards to address the issues related to automated driving technology
2017 Committee Institute presenter Topic
October 20 National Highway Traffic Safety Administration public workshop on Voluntary Safety Self-Assessments as discussed in "Automated Driving Systems 2.0: A Vision for Safety" David G. Kidd Driving automation
July 26 U.S. House of Representatives Policy Roundtable Series discussion — "The Road Ahead: Developing Policies to Make Connected & Automated Vehicles a Reality" David G. Kidd Driving automation
March 28 U.S. House Subcommittee on Digital Commerce and Consumer Protection David S. Zuby Advanced driver assistance systems
2009 Committee Institute presenter Topic
November 4 U.S. House Subcommittee on Commerce, Trade, and Consumer Protection and the Subcommittee on Communications, Technology, and the Internet Anne T. McCartt Cellphone laws and distracted driving
May 18 U.S. House Committee on Energy and Commerce, Subcommittee on Commerce, Trade, and Consumer Protection Stephen L. Oesch Emerging vehicle safety issues