2013Agency/Docket No.Standard/partTopic
July 3NHTSA-2012-018049 CFR 575 Consumer informationIIHS supports NCAP modifications in areas of crash avoidance technologies, crashworthiness evaluations, and improving communication with consumers
2012Agency/Docket No.Standard/partTopic
October 1NHTSA-2012-0070NHTSA technical report on evaluation of enhancing vehicle-to-vehicle crash compatibility agreement, May 2012IIHS, Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers, and Association of Global Automakers support agency's evaluation of EVC group's voluntary commitments to enhance light truck crash compatibility with cars
2010Agency/Docket No.Standard/partTopic
February 1NHTSA-2009-018349 CFR 571.214 Side impact protection; 49 CFR 571.216 Roof crush resistance; 49 CFR 571.226 Ejection mitigationIIHS supports new safety standard to reduce partial and complete ejection of vehicle occupants through side windows in crashes, particularly rollover crashes
2008Agency/Docket No.Standard/partTopic
August 27NHTSA-2008-012449 CFR 571.219 Windshield zone intrusionIIHS does not support proposed rescission of windshield zone intrusion standard because of successful compliance and redundancy with other vehicle safety standards
2007Agency/Docket No.Standard/partTopic
April 10NHTSA-2006-2655549 CFR 571 Federal motor vehicle safety standardsSuggested approaches for enhancing the New Car Assessment Program including front, side, and rear tests; rollover crashes; and crash avoidance technology (comment)
February 8NHTSA-2006-2544249 CFR 572 Subpart V SID-IIsD side impact crash test dummy, small adult femaleSupport for petitions requesting reconsideration of SID-IIs final rule and adoption of updated SID-IIs iliac wing design (comment)
2006Agency/Docket No.Standard/partTopic
March 22NHTSA-2005-2321649 CFR 575 Consumer information; 49 CFR 583 Automobile parts content labelingProposed use of comparative vehicle crashworthiness ratings on the information labels required for new passenger vehicles (comment)
2005Agency/Docket No.Standard/partTopic
March 4NHTSA-2004-1886549 CFR 571.214 Side impact protection; 49 CFR 572 Anthropomorphic test devicesProposed requirements for a small adult female test dummy used in side impact tests including floating rib guide version of SID-IIs dummy (comment)
2004Agency/Docket No.Standard/partTopic
December 13NHTSA-2004-1876549 CFR 571.208 Occupant crash protectionProposed changes to New Car Assessment Program including frontal test procedures and rating system (comment)
October 14NHTSA-2004-1769449 CFR 571.201 Occupant protection in interior impacts; 49 CFR 571.214 Side impact protection; 49 CFR 598 Side impact phase-in reporting requirementsProposed upgrades to side impact protection standards including barrier and pole tests, side impact dummies, and performance criteria (comment)
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)
August 25NHTSA-2003-1483849 CFR 571.208 Occupant crash protectionReview of agency's report on improvements in New Car Assessment Program test results due to seat belt pretensioners and load limiters (comment)
August 11NHTSA-2003-1462349 CFR 571.208 Occupant crash protectionReview of agency's report on initiatives to address vehicle compatibility (comment)
March 5NHTSA-2003-1439549 CFR 571.206 Door locks and door retention componentsDevelopment of a global technical regulation on door locks and door retention components (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
2001Agency/Docket No.Standard/partTopic
February 12NHTSA-2000-824849 CFR 571.214 Side impact protection; 49 CFR 571.301 Fuel system integrity; 49 CFR 587 Deformable barriersProposed upgrades to fuel system integrity standard including front, side, and rear impact tests; side impact barrier; component testing; and fuel leakage (comment)
2000Agency/Docket No.Standard/partTopic
March 17NHTSA-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 exemptionsSubmission of published and corrected version of Institute study on driver fatalities provided in previous comment (December 30, 1999) (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)
1988Agency/Docket No.Standard/partTopic
October 21NHTSA-1988-09Notice 1 Periodic motor vehicle inspectionStudy of the effectiveness of motor vehicle inspection in reducing crashes (comment)
2009CommitteeInstitute presenterTopic
May 18U.S. House Committee on Energy and Commerce, Subcommittee on Commerce, Trade, and Consumer ProtectionStephen L. OeschEmerging vehicle safety issues
2007CommitteeInstitute presenterTopic
March 7NHTSA Adrian K. LundThe New Car Assessment Program Suggested Approaches for Future Program Enhancements
2004CommitteeInstitute presenterTopic
March 18U.S. House of Representatives, Committee on Energy and CommerceBrian O'NeillApproaches to achieving vehicle safety improvements
2001CommitteeInstitute presenterTopic
May 9Massachusetts Legislature's Joint Committee on InsuranceStephen L. OeschInstitute research on cosmetic crash parts
2000CommitteeInstitute presenterTopic
March 21Massachusetts Auto Damage Appraiser Licensing BoardStephen L. OeschInstitute research on cosmetic crash parts
2003Topic
September 18Brief on the importance of independent vehicle ratings program in promoting vehicle safety