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An Assessment of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's Rating System for Rollover Resistance: Special Report 265 � � � � � � APPENDIX B Committee Meetings and Other Activities FIRST COMMITTEE MEETING: APRIL 11–12, 2001, WASHINGTON, D.C. The following presentations were made to the committee by invited speakers: Light Vehicle Rollover: Background on NHTSA’s Activities in this Area Steve Kratzke, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) Background to NHTSA NCAP Ratings for Rollover Resistance: Why Are They Based on Static Stability Factor? Pat Boyd, NHTSA Analysis of Real-World Data: Static Stability Factor and the Risk of Rollover Sue Partyka, NHTSA Presentation on Behalf of the Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers Alan Donelson, Exponent Failure Analysis Associates, Inc. Consumer Information Program for Rollover Roger Kurrus, NHTSA, and Mary Versailles, NHTSA Comments on Consumer Information Issues R. David Pittle, Consumers Union Rollover Consumer Information: Three Phases of Rollover Rob Strassburger, Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers Shopping for Safety: Summary of an NRC–TRB Committee Report on Providing Consumer Automotive Safety Information M. Granger Morgan, Carnegie Mellon University Recent NHTSA Dynamic Rollover Testing Experience W. Riley Garrott, NHTSA Suggestions for Approaches To Assess Vehicle Rollover Resistance David Champion, Consumers Union

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An Assessment of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's Rating System for Rollover Resistance: Special Report 265 The following speakers addressed the committee during the open discussion: Michael Cammisa, Association of International Automobile Manufacturers, Inc.; Barry Felrice, DaimlerChrysler Corporation; Doug Greenhaus, National Automobile Dealers Association; and Ian Jones, Consultant, Great Falls, Va. SECOND COMMITTEE MEETING: MAY 29–30, 2001, WASHINGTON, D.C. The following presentations were made to the committee by invited speakers: Aberdeen Test Center Roadway Simulator Greg Schultz, U.S. Army Aberdeen Test Center, and Carl Larsen, MTS Systems Corporation Collection of NASS CDS Data Relating to Rollover Robert Woodill, Veridian Engineering, and John Brophy, NHTSA Communicating Risk-Based Information to the Consumer Michael S. Wogalter, North Carolina State University The following speakers addressed the committee during the open discussion: Wade Allen, Systems Technology, Inc.; George Ball, Graeme Fowler, and Jerry Hashimura, American Suzuki Motor Corporation; Joan Claybrook, Public Citizen; Clarence Ditlow, Center for Auto Safety; Phil Headley, Continental Teves; Ian Jones, Consultant, Great Falls, Va.; Jeya Padmanaban, JP Research; R. David Pittle, Consumers Union; and Tab Turner, Turner & Associates. SITE VISITS Visit to Consumers Union Vehicle Test Facility, East Haddam, Conn., June 21, 2001. Site Visits to Ford Motor Company, Dearborn, Mich.; General Motors Proving Ground, Milford, Mich.; and DaimlerChrysler Proving Ground, Chelsea, Mich.; July 24–25, 2001.

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An Assessment of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's Rating System for Rollover Resistance: Special Report 265 THIRD COMMITTEE MEETING: JULY 25–26, 2001, DEARBORN, MICH. FOURTH COMMITTEE MEETING: OCTOBER 30–31, 2001, WASHINGTON, D.C. ADDITIONAL DATA GATHERING In addition to material presented to the committee during the information-gathering meetings listed above, a number of organizations and individuals provided written submissions for the committee’s consideration. A list of all nonproprietary materials considered by the committee is available from the Public Records Office of the National Academies (e-mail: publicac@nas.edu).