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
June 30NHTSA-2008-001549 CFR 571.216 Roof crush resistanceIIHS responds to critique funded by the Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers about the Institute's study on roof strength and injury risk in rollover crashes
May 13NHTSA-2008-001549 CFR 571.216 Roof crush resistanceIIHS response to comment by Padmanaban and Moffatt containing misleading statements about IIHS study on roof strength and injury risk
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
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)
2005Agency/Docket No.Standard/partTopic
November 18NHTSA-2005-2214349 CFR 571.216 Roof crush resistanceProposed changes to roof crush resistance standard including roof crush requirements, quasi-static and dynamic test procedures, and real-world data (comment)
2003Agency/Docket No.Standard/partTopic
August 11NHTSA-2003-1462249 CFR 571.214 Side impact protection; 49 CFR 571.216 Roof crush resistanceReview of agency's report on initiatives to address the mitigation of vehicle rollover (comment)
2002Agency/Docket No.Standard/partTopic
November 21NHTSA-2001-966349 CFR 575 Consumer informationProposed dynamic rollover test to determine vehicle rollover resistance and dissemination of results to inform consumers of rollover injury risk among passenger vehicles (comment)
2001Agency/Docket No.Standard/partTopic
December 19NHTSA-1999-557249 CFR 571.216 Roof crush resistanceProposed upgrades to roof crush resistance standard including alternative test procedures and real-world benefits of limiting headroom reduction (comment)
August 22NHTSA-2001-966349 CFR 575 Consumer informationProposed dynamic rollover test to determine vehicle rollover resistance and dissemination of results to inform consumers of rollover injury risk among passenger vehicles (comment)
2000Agency/Docket No.Standard/partTopic
July 31NHTSA-2000-685949 CFR 575 Consumer informationDevelopment of comparative rating system for rollover risk among passenger vehicles as part of the New Car Assessment Program (comment)
2008CommitteeInstitute presenterTopic
June 18U.S. Senate Subcommittee on Consumer Affairs, Insurance, and Automotive SafetyStephen L. OeschLetter to Chairman Pryor concerning Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers' critique of Institute's study on vehicle roof strength presented at June 4 hearing
June 4U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and TransportationStephen L. OeschIIHS research on vehicle roof crush
2007CommitteeInstitute presenterTopic
March 7NHTSA Adrian K. LundThe New Car Assessment Program Suggested Approaches for Future Program Enhancements