IIHS HLDI Truck Underride Roundtable in August

Not our cup of tea. Sold out victims by recommending low-speed rear underride guard regulation that just legalized guards already on the road. Groups support truck drivers issues over victims, insurance companies, and exclude victim voices that disagree. Make your own decision with information here for your informed decision.

 

IIHS HLDI Truck Underride Roundtable

Insurance Institute for Highway Safety

Highway Loss Data Institute

This year’s meeting will focus on side underride and will include a special panel on crash avoidance technology.

 

8:00   Arrival at VRC
8:30   Continental breakfast
9:00   Welcome and opening remarks

9:45   Rear Guards Update

  • Improvements in rear underride guard effectiveness
  • IIHS TOUGHGUARD award
  • Efforts to develop an improved quasi-static evaluation of guard strength.

10:30   Break
10:45   Side Guards: Trends for Future Crash Compatibility

  • Safety advocacy
  • Efforts to protect vulnerable road-users
  • Development of AngelWing side underride guard

12:00   Side underride guard crash test
12:30   Lunch
1:30     Side guard panel

Panelists discuss the feasibility of side guards from various points of view, including the legal, government, advocacy, engineering and motor-carrier perspectives.

2:45   Break
3:00   Crash avoidance technology panel

Representatives from motor carriers, government, advocacy, technology suppliers and the crash investigation field discuss the potential of crash avoidance technology.

4:00   Wrap-up and summary

Hotel Information

Rooms have been reserved for the night of Monday, August 28, at:

Charlottesville Hyatt Place
2100 Bond Street
Charlottesville, VA 22901
IIHS room rate: $109
Reservation cut-off date: Thursday, July 7, 2017

To reserve by phone, call 800-993-4751 and
mention the Group Code G-HS87 or date and name of event.

To reserve online, go to www.charlottesville.place.hyatt.com
Select dates > click on “Special Rates” > enter Group Code G-HS8787

Our Roundtable Partners

 Annaleah & Mary for Truck Safety
Dedicated to preventing more deaths from happening in truck-related crashes. Specifically, the Karth family is working to raise awareness about three issues related to truck safety: driver fatigue, minimum liability insurance levels and underride guards.
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 The Truck Safety Coalition
The Truck Safety Coalition is dedicated to reducing the number of deaths and injuries caused by truck-related crashes, providing  support to truck crash survivors and families of truck crash victims, and educating the public, policy-makers and media about truck safety issues.
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IIHS-HLDI
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