2015 Agency/Docket No. Standard/part Topic
March 24 NHTSA-2014-0123 49 CFR 571.213 Child restraint systems; 49 CFR 571.225 Child restraint anchorage systems IIHS supports proposed amendments to child restraint anchorage systems standard to improve ease-of-use for lower anchorages and tethers in all rear seating positions
2014 Agency/Docket No. Standard/part Topic
April 22 NHTSA-2014-0012 49 CFR 571.201 Occupant protection in interior impacts; 49 CFR 571.213 Child restraint systems; 49 CFR 571.214 Side impact protection; 49 CFR 571.226 Ejection mitigation IIHS supports proposed changes to child restraint systems standard to set minimum performance standards for forward- and rear-facing restraints in side impacts
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
2011 Agency/Docket No. Standard/part Topic
April 22 NHTSA-2010-0062 49 CFR 571.213 Child restraint systems; 49 CFR 571.225 Child restraint anchorage systems IIHS supports inclusion of belt fit assessment for booster seats in agency's proposed new consumer information program for child restraints
March 8 NHTSA-2010-0145 49 CFR 571.213 Child restraint systems IIHS critique of NHTSA study on booster seat effectiveness and the need for more detailed, representative child-specific crash data to evaluate child restraint systems
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
January 24 NHTSA-2010-0158 49 CFR 571.213 Child restraint systems IIHS supports proposed changes to child restraint systems standard to include belt fit criteria for belt positioning booster seats
2009 Agency/Docket No. Standard/part Topic
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
2008 Agency/Docket No. Standard/part Topic
November 12 NHTSA-2008-0149 49 CFR 571.208 Occupant crash protection; 49 CFR 571.213 Child restraint systems; 49 CFR 571.225 Child restraint anchorage systems IIHS supports the proposed removal of sunset provision in occupant crash protection standard so that the requirement that lap belts be lockable to secure child restraints in LATCH-equipped seating positions would continue to apply to new vehicles.
2005 Agency/Docket No. Standard/part Topic
October 31 NHTSA-2005-21245 49 CFR 571.213 Child restraint systems Proposed changes to child restraint standards including test dummies, booster seat weight and fit, and belt-positioning devices (comment)
2002 Agency/Docket No. Standard/part Topic
August 22 NHTSA-2002-12151 49 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 systems Proposed test procedures and injury criteria to determine injury mechanisms and countermeasures for restrained children in side and rear impact crashes (comment)
July 1 NHTSA-2002-11707 49 CFR 571.213 Child restraint systems; 49 CFR 571.225 Child restraint anchorage systems; 49 CFR 572 Anthropomorphic test devices Proposed changes to child restraint test procedures including test dummies and injury criteria, crash pulse of dynamic test, and belt-positioning boosters (comment)
January 7 NHTSA-2001-10053 49 CFR 571.201 Occupant protection in interior impacts; 49 CFR 571.213 Child restraint systems; 49 CFR 575 Consumer information Establishment of safety rating program for child restraint systems to help consumers make informed buying decisions including ease-of-use ratings and dynamic testing (comment)
2001 Agency/Docket No. Standard/part Topic
September 27 NHTSA-2001-10359 49 CFR 571 Federal motor vehicle safety standards Use and effectiveness of booster seats for improving the fit of adult seat belts for children (comment)
2016 Committee Institute presenter Topic
February 18 Maryland House Environment and Transportation Committee Jessica S. Jermakian Research on rear seat safety and primary enforcement safety belt use laws
2001 Committee Institute presenter Topic
April 24 Subcommittee on Consumer Affairs, Foreign Commerce, and Tourism of the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation Adrian K. Lund Child restraints and booster seats (attachment: Status Report, Vol. 35, No. 10, December 20, 2000)