Insurance Institute for Highway Safety
The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety is a U.S. nonprofit organization funded by auto insurance companies, established in 1959 and headquartered in Arlington, Virginia.
Projects undertaken to identify and evaluate methods of reducing the personal injuries and property damage resulting from the use of motor vehicles.
Vehicle Research Center Projects$16m
Engineering and other resource support for vehicle related research projects and vehicle crash testing to evaluate the ability of vehicles to protect their occupants in front, side, rear, and rollover crashes. Recent vehicle research center expansion will allow evaluation of vehicle based crash avoidance systems.
Projects undertaken to disseminate information to the public concerning motor vehicle and highway research done by the institute and by other organizations involved in motor vehicle and highway safety. The institute's public website provides information on the institute's research and on the institute's crash testing to evaluate the crashworthiness of vehicles, as well as on new research performed on vehicle based crash avoidance systems.