Rollover Crashworthiness Briefings

Since 2001, CfIR has initiated meetings with NHTSA and others to discuss rollover crashworthiness and testing. CfIR presents its research, test findings, and analysis related to static and dynamic rollover testing, roof crush resistance and standards, and injury potential.

September 21, 2010 - TRB ANB45 (1) Subcommittee on Rollover Crashworthiness hosted by CfIR.

September 9 - Public Citizen, CAS and CfIR - Press Conference to Demonstrate the Inadequacies of Federal Roof Strength Rule. Speakers: Joan Claybrook (Public Citizen President), Clarence Ditlow (CAS Executive director), Don Friedman (CfIR President). LINKS: Conference Video. Conference Audio.

September 9, 2008 and December 11, 2006 - George Washington University Live Web Casts (Through New Media Mill). Speakers and Panel – CfIR, CAS and Public Citizen

March 1, 2010 - House Commerce and State Commerce, Meeting with Administrator Strickland
Keywords: JRS, Dynamic Testing, Roof Crush, Standards, Rulemaking, NHTSA

June 19, 2008 - Senate Committee Hearing, Letter from CfIR to Deputy Administrator James Ports.
Keywords: JRS, FMVSS 216, NASS

NHTSA Briefings

January 7, 2010 - Meeting with CfIR
Keywords: JRS, Dynamic Testing, Rollover Rating System

September 22, 2009 - Meeting with CfIR and Automotive Research Safety Institute
Keywords: JRS, Dynamic Testing, Occupant Kinematics

May 21, 2009 - Meeting with CfIR and George Washington University
Keywords: JRS, Dynamic Testing, Rollover Rating System, IIHS

April 3, 2009 - Meeting with CfIR
Keywords: FMVSS 216, Dynamic Testing

December 18, 2007 - Letter from CfIR to Deputy Administrator James Ports
Keywords: JRS, Occupant Protection, FMVSS 216

November 5, 2007 - Ex-Parte Meeting with CfIR and Xprts
Link: NHTSA 2005-22143-280.1

September 25, 2007 - Ex-Parte Meeting with IIHS and NHTSA
Keywords: FMVSS 216
Link: NHTSA 2005-22143-279

February 23, 2007 - Ex-Parte Meeting with CfIR and Xprts
Keywords: FMVSS 216, M216, Malibu Test, JRS, Mitsubishi Eclipse, Toyota Corolla, Ejection
Link: NHTSA 2005-22143-266

December 13, 2006 - Ex-Parte meeting with Public Citizen, CAS, CFIR, and Xprts
Keywords: Ford Explorer, Volvo XC90, Malibu Tests, Diving, Spit Test, JRS
Link: NHTSA 2005-22143-251

September 7, 2004 - Meeting with Paula Lawlor and Donald Friedman
Keywords: Malibu Tests, FMVSS 216,
Link: NHTSA 1999-5572-108