Underride: Still looking for Mr. Goodbar
- ABS maintenance important. Lockridge, Evan // Overdrive;Apr94, Vol. 34 Issue 4, p134
Reports on a follow-up study by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration concerning anti-lock braking system (ABS). Findings; Decision to order new tractors equipped with ABS by the fleets that had maintained the ABS-equipped rigs.
- Tough crash tests on popular sedans. // Consumer Reports;Aug95, Vol. 60 Issue 8, p506
Compares automobile crash tests conducted by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) in 1995. Factors on which the IIHS grades sedans.
- Nationwide survey shows decrease in alcohol impaired driving, yet problems still remain. // Insurance Advocate;04/12/97, Vol. 108 Issue 15, p18
Reports on the findings of the roadside breath-test survey by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Reduction of alcohol-impaired driving; Decline on the number of drivers with high blood alcohol concentrations (BACs); Increased...
- Stronger underride guard rules sought. Dunn, Jill // Overdrive;Apr2011, Vol. 51 Issue 4, p60
The article reports on the petition filed by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety to the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration which addresses the need to improve the rear impact protection.
- Safety IN NUMBERS. McCosh, Dan // Popular Science;Sep2001, Vol. 259 Issue 3, p68
Focuses on the crash-safety ratings of automobiles published by the United States National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. Basis of the crash-safety ratings; How crash testing is conducted; Information on the New Car Assessment...
- Fiat 500 takes a safety hit. Vellequette, Larry P. // Automotive News;12/12/2011, Vol. 86 Issue 6494, p8
The article reports that Chrysler Group LLC's tiny Fiat 500 has received conflicting safety ratings by the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. The NHTASA has given a three-star safety rating out of a possible five stars, the...
- Crash-test dummy's use called harmful. BROSTOFF, STEVEN // National Underwriter / Property & Casualty Risk & Benefits Manag;01/18/99, Vol. 103 Issue 3, p38
Reports on how the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) views the proposal of the United States National Highway Traffic Safety Administration aimed at improving frontal crash occupant direction. Comments from Brian O'Neill, president of IIHS; Conflict with other proposed upgrades to...
- NHTSA amends bus emergency exit rule. // Trailer / Body Builders;Apr2012, Vol. 53 Issue 6, p10
The article offers brief information on the amendments made by the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to the federal motor vehicle safety standard for bus emergency exits.
- NHTSA research projects to improve road safety. // Professional Safety;Feb96, Vol. 41 Issue 2, p44
Reports on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's (NHTSA) initiation of two research projects to improve motor vehicle safety. Testing of an in-vehicle system that alerts emergency medical services (EMS) after a crash; Testing the ability of advanced cruise control to help drivers...