2016 Agency/Docket No. Standard/part Topic
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
2010 Agency/Docket No. Standard/part Topic
February 1 NHTSA-2009-0183 49 CFR 571.214 Side impact protection; 49 CFR 571.216 Roof crush resistance; 49 CFR 571.226 Ejection mitigation IIHS supports new safety standard to reduce partial and complete ejection of vehicle occupants through side windows in crashes, particularly rollover crashes
2008 Agency/Docket No. Standard/part Topic
June 30 NHTSA-2008-0015 49 CFR 571.216 Roof crush resistance IIHS 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 13 NHTSA-2008-0015 49 CFR 571.216 Roof crush resistance IIHS response to comment by Padmanaban and Moffatt containing misleading statements about IIHS study on roof strength and injury risk
March 27 NHTSA-2008-0015 49 CFR 571.216 Roof crush resistance IIHS supports increasing minimum roof strength requirement and comments on proposed headroom criterion and two-sided testing.
2007 Agency/Docket No. Standard/part Topic
April 10 NHTSA-2006-26555 49 CFR 571 Federal motor vehicle safety standards Suggested approaches for enhancing the New Car Assessment Program including front, side, and rear tests; rollover crashes; and crash avoidance technology (comment)
2005 Agency/Docket No. Standard/part Topic
November 18 NHTSA-2005-22143 49 CFR 571.216 Roof crush resistance Proposed changes to roof crush resistance standard including roof crush requirements, quasi-static and dynamic test procedures, and real-world data (comment)
2003 Agency/Docket No. Standard/part Topic
August 11 NHTSA-2003-14622 49 CFR 571.214 Side impact protection; 49 CFR 571.216 Roof crush resistance Review of agency's report on initiatives to address the mitigation of vehicle rollover (comment)
2002 Agency/Docket No. Standard/part Topic
November 21 NHTSA-2001-9663 49 CFR 575 Consumer information Proposed dynamic rollover test to determine vehicle rollover resistance and dissemination of results to inform consumers of rollover injury risk among passenger vehicles (comment)
2001 Agency/Docket No. Standard/part Topic
December 19 NHTSA-1999-5572 49 CFR 571.216 Roof crush resistance Proposed upgrades to roof crush resistance standard including alternative test procedures and real-world benefits of limiting headroom reduction (comment)
August 22 NHTSA-2001-9663 49 CFR 575 Consumer information Proposed dynamic rollover test to determine vehicle rollover resistance and dissemination of results to inform consumers of rollover injury risk among passenger vehicles (comment)
2000 Agency/Docket No. Standard/part Topic
July 31 NHTSA-2000-6859 49 CFR 575 Consumer information Development of comparative rating system for rollover risk among passenger vehicles as part of the New Car Assessment Program (comment)
2008 Committee Institute presenter Topic
June 18 U.S. Senate Subcommittee on Consumer Affairs, Insurance, and Automotive Safety Stephen L. Oesch Letter to Chairman Pryor concerning Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers' critique of Institute's study on vehicle roof strength presented at June 4 hearing
June 4 U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation Stephen L. Oesch IIHS research on vehicle roof crush
2007 Committee Institute presenter Topic
March 7 NHTSA Adrian K. Lund The New Car Assessment Program Suggested Approaches for Future Program Enhancements