Crashworthiness and Occupant Protection I: Frontal Impact
Monday Afternoon, May 13
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Augustus (Chip) Chidester Monitoring the Real World Crash Performance of Vehicles Equipped with Advanced Air Bag Features
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Nathaniel Beuse 5th vs. 50th Percentile Dummies in 56 kph (35 mph) Frontal Barrier Crashes <pdf - 6.8MB>
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James Saunders
Shashi Kuppa
Comparison of the Responses and Trauma Assessment of the Thor-Lx/H3r and Hybrid 3 Denton Legs in Frontal Offset Vehicle Crashes <pdf - 1.7MB>
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Defect Reporting: Early Warning Reporting
Monday Afternoon, May 13
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Kenneth Weinstein Status of the NHTSA Rulemaking to Establish an Early Warning Reporting System <pdf - 611KB>
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Crashworthiness and Occupant Protection II: Side Impact
Tuesday Morning, May 14
Speaker Title
Rolf Eppinger Performance Requirements and Injury Criteria for Side Impact: A Research Update <pdf - 90KB>
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Matthew Maltese ES-2 Biofidelity/Mechanical Issues <pdf - 267KB>
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Heather Rhule SIDIIs Durability <pdf - 513KB>
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Randa Radwan Samaha ES-2 Crash Test Performance <pdf - 1.13MB>
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Crash Avoidance I: Lighting and Braking
Tuesday Morning, May 14
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Jeffrey M. Woods Update on Consumer Braking Information Program
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Richard L. VanIderstine Review of Comments from NHTSA's Notice of Request for Comments on Nighttime Headlighting Glare <pdf - 1MB>
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Crashworthiness and Occupant Protection III: Vehicle Compatibility
Tuesday Afternoon, May 14
Speaker Title
Stephen M. Summers An Update of NHTSA's Compatibility Research Program
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Crash Avoidance II: Rollover, Tires, Handling and Stability
Tuesday Afternoon, May 14
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W. Riley Garrott NHTSA Research on Dynamic Rollover Tests
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Joseph Scott Update and Review of TPMS and Associated Tire Issues
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Vehicle Telematics and Driver Distraction
Wednesday Morning, May 15
Speaker Title
W. Riley Garrott Examination of Voice and Manual Input for In-Vehicle Information Systems
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Child Passenger Protection
Wednesday Morning, May 15
Speaker Title
Michael R. Huntley A Summary of the Proposed Changes to FMVSS No. 213
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Lori Miller Child Restraint Ease of Use Safety Ratings--Summary of Comments and Testing <pdf - 565KB>
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Brian T. Park Child Restraint Dynamic Safety Ratings--Summary of Comments and NCAP Testing <pdf - 114KB>
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Crashworthiness and Occupant Protection IV: Rear Impact and Rollover Protection
Wednesday Morning, May 15
Speaker Title
Shashi Kuppa Performance of Head Restraints as a Function of Seat Back Strength in Rear Impact Sled Tests <pdf - 912KB>
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Stephen Duffy
Test Procedures for Evaluating Ejection Mitigation System
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