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LATCH Vehicle Anchorage Usability Survey
May 26, 2010 to March 15, 2014 This project evaluated vehicles to identify features that make LATCH hardware easier to use.  A follow-on component of the study specifically looked at tether use.  This study's results allowed the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety to implement a LATCH usability rating system.  Publications...
Child Restraint/Vehicle Fit
April 20, 2013 to April 18, 2014 Evaluate US child restraints and vehicles relative to ISO CRS Fit envelopes.
Evaluation Belted and Unbelted Safety Requirements
September 20, 2013 to April 15, 2015 Collaborative project with General Motors.  Determine the effect on restraint system and vehicle design if vehicles were only required to pass crash tests with belted occupants. Project publications include: Does the unbelted safety requirement affect protection for belted occupants?
Engineering assessment of current and future vehicle technologies with respect to FMVSS 201 - occupant protection in interior impact
October 13, 2015 to July 23, 2016 This project identified current and emerging technologies that are affected by FMVSS No. 201.
Engineering assessment of current and future vehicle technologies with respect to FMVSS 213 - Child restraint systmes
August 23, 2016 to May 27, 2017 This project identifies new and emerging technologies that are relevant to FMVSS No. 213.
Assessing Tether Usability, Instructions, and Labeling in Pickup Trucks
March 7, 2016 to November 30, 2016 This project evaluated tether usability and alternate labeling in pickup trucks.  A follow-on component dynamically evaluated alternate tether anchor locations that might be suitable in pickup trucks.