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Injury Facts
April 20, 2013 to April 20, 2014 Analyze the NASS-CDS database to document changes in MVC injury patterns.  This project resulted in the following publication: Injury patterns in motor-vehicle crashes in the United States: 1998-2014
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?
Essentially Equivalent Real-World Performance: Methodology and Analysis
January 17, 2014 to December 31, 2014 This project developed methods to compare motor-vehicle crash risk in the United States and Europe.  Project publications include: Mutual recognition methodology development Comparing motor-vehicle crash risk of U.S. and E.U. vehicles
Exploring Countermeasures to Reduce Fatalities with UTMOST
July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2018 The Unified Theory Mapping Opportunities for Safety Technology (UTMOST) tool was developed to allow visualization of the benefits of multiple safety countermeasures (Flannagan and Flannagan 2007). The initial version of UTMOST allowed visualization of the number of persons involved in crashes and...