Future crashworthiness programs

IIHS is currently developing new procedures for the side test and the moderate overlap front test. This page contains information on the development of these tests and is intended to help manufacturers and testing houses understand future evaluations.

Access our current and past protocols here.

Side impact evaluation 2.0 DRAFT protocols

Test protocol


Rating protocol — coming early 2021


Miscellaneous

Moderate overlap front evaluation 2.0 DRAFT protocols

Test protocol


Rating protocol — coming late 2020


Miscellaneous

Dummy positioning

  • Dummy seating procedure for rear outboard positions Version II | draft (April 2020); procedure for properly positioning rear-seat dummies in moderate overlap and side impact crash tests
  • Guidelines for using the UMTRI ATD positioning procedure for ATD and seat positioning Version VI; procedure for properly positioning driver dummies in frontal offset and side impact crash tests — coming soon