2014Agency/Docket No.Standard/partTopic
April 22NHTSA-2014-001249 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 mitigationIIHS supports proposed changes to child restraint systems standard to set minimum performance standards for forward- and rear-facing restraints in side impacts
2013Agency/Docket No.Standard/partTopic
July 25NHTSA-2013-007649 CFR 571.111 Rearview mirrors; 49 CFR 575 Consumer informationIIHS supports NCAP update to recommend vehicle models with rearview video systems to avoid backover crashes
2011Agency/Docket No.Standard/partTopic
April 22NHTSA-2010-006249 CFR 571.213 Child restraint systems; 49 CFR 571.225 Child restraint anchorage systemsIIHS supports inclusion of belt fit assessment for booster seats in agency's proposed new consumer information program for child restraints
March 8NHTSA-2010-014549 CFR 571.213 Child restraint systemsIIHS 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 31NHTSA-2010-016249 CFR 571.111 Rearview mirrors; 49 CFR 585 Phase-in reporting requirementsIIHS 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 24NHTSA-2010-015849 CFR 571.213 Child restraint systemsIIHS supports proposed changes to child restraint systems standard to include belt fit criteria for belt positioning booster seats
2009Agency/Docket No.Standard/partTopic
May 1NHTSA-2009-004149 CFR 571.111 Rearview mirrorsIIHS supports proposed amendments to rearview mirrors standard and no-blind-spot requirement to reduce deaths and injuries associated with backover crashes
2008Agency/Docket No.Standard/partTopic
November 12NHTSA-2008-014949 CFR 571.208 Occupant crash protection; 49 CFR 571.213 Child restraint systems; 49 CFR 571.225 Child restraint anchorage systemsIIHS 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.
2005Agency/Docket No.Standard/partTopic
October 31NHTSA-2005-2124549 CFR 571.213 Child restraint systemsProposed changes to child restraint standards including test dummies, booster seat weight and fit, and belt-positioning devices (comment)
2002Agency/Docket No.Standard/partTopic
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)
July 1NHTSA-2002-1170749 CFR 571.213 Child restraint systems; 49 CFR 571.225 Child restraint anchorage systems; 49 CFR 572 Anthropomorphic test devicesProposed changes to child restraint test procedures including test dummies and injury criteria, crash pulse of dynamic test, and belt-positioning boosters (comment)
January 7NHTSA-2001-1005349 CFR 571.201 Occupant protection in interior impacts; 49 CFR 571.213 Child restraint systems; 49 CFR 575 Consumer informationEstablishment of safety rating program for child restraint systems to help consumers make informed buying decisions including ease-of-use ratings and dynamic testing (comment)
2001Agency/Docket No.Standard/partTopic
September 27NHTSA-2001-1035949 CFR 571 Federal motor vehicle safety standardsUse and effectiveness of booster seats for improving the fit of adult seat belts for children (comment)
2001CommitteeInstitute presenterTopic
April 24Subcommittee on Consumer Affairs, Foreign Commerce, and Tourism of the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and TransportationAdrian K. LundChild restraints and booster seats (attachment: Status Report, Vol. 35, No. 10, December 20, 2000)