Is IIHS a government agency?
The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) is a U.S. nonprofit organization funded by auto insurance companies, established in 1959 and headquartered in Arlington, Virginia.
Is the IIHS credible?
IIHS Picks Its Safest Cars An insurance-industry-backed nonprofit organization, the IIHS conducts its own series of six crash tests on over 100 new vehicles each year. Like NHTSA, it generally chooses vehicles that sell in high numbers and are new or significantly updated. The IIHS’s highest rating is Top Safety Pick+.
What is the IIHS HLDI?
Title Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, Highway Loss Data Institute (IIHS-HLDI) Summary. Independent, nonprofit, research and communications organization funded by auto insurers and dedicated to reducing highway crash deaths, injuries and property losses.
Who runs IIHS?
David Harkey is president of the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety and the Highway Loss Data Institute. Before taking the helm at IIHS-HLDI in 2018, Dr. Harkey led the University of North Carolina Highway Safety Research Center for 11 years.
How serious does a frontal crash have to be for an airbag to inflate?
Front airbags are designed to inflate in moderate to severe frontal crashes to prevent a person’s head and chest from contacting hard structures in the vehicle. Typically, a front airbag will deploy for unbelted occupants when the crash is the equivalent of an impact into a rigid wall at 10-12 mph.
What is the difference between IIHS and Nhtsa?
The NHTSA calculates the potential rollover risk associated with a vehicle and performs a dynamic test, while the IIHS actually crushes a vehicle’s roof to determine how much force it can resist in event that a rollover occurs.
Who is the Hldi?
Highway Loss Data Institute (HLDI) — a nonprofit research organization that publishes insurance loss statistics on most automobile, SUV, pickup truck, and motorcycle models on U.S. highways. An affiliated organization is the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS).
How to report insurance fraud to the NICB?
Call 800.TEL.NICB to report insurance fraud or submit an anonymous tip online. A Spanish form and Spanish-speaking investigative assistants are available. The NICB Passenger Vehicle Identification Manual is published annually. The Commercial Vehicle Identification Manual is published every five years. The 2021 Passenger Manual is here! Order today!
What is the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety?
The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) is an independent, nonprofit scientific and educational organization dedicated to reducing the losses — deaths, injuries and property damage — from motor vehicle crashes.
How often is the NICB’s passenger vehicle identification manual published?
The NICB Passenger Vehicle Identification Manual is published annually. The Commercial Vehicle Identification Manual is published every five years. The 2021 Passenger Manual is here! Order today!
Which auto insurance companies are eligible for NICB membership?
Insurance companies licensed in any of the 50 states, as well as auto rental companies, auto finance companies, auto auctions and certain self-insured entities, may be eligible for membership in the NICB.