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IIHS Hosts Global NCAP Fleet Safety Day Event

IIHS Hosts Global NCAP Fleet Safety Day Event in Charlottesville
Author: Sherry Calkins, Director, Strategic Partners

Geotab will be attending Global NCAP Fleet Safety Event on October 26-27, 2016 in Charlottesville, Virginia.

The event, organized by Global NCAP in partnership with the Network of Employers for Traffic Safety (NETS), will be hosted at the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS)’s Vehicle Research Center (VRC). National fleet and safety leaders will gather for a discussion of global road safety standards and new crash avoidance technologies. The Open Day on Fleet Safety will also include vehicle safety demonstrations and a live car-to-car crash test.

The IIHS Vehicle Research Center in Ruckersville, Virginia includes a 22,000 sq.ft. crash hall with three runways, testing labs, and test tracks. IIHS engineers conduct 50-70 crash tests a year at the facility, in addition to crash avoidance research and evaluations.

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About Global NCAP and IIHS

The Global New Car Assessment Programme (Global NCAP) promotes public safety and health through independent research and vehicle testing, new car assessment programs, financial support, technical assistance, and international outreach.

Global NCAP leads the #STOPTHECRASH Partnership, a four year global campaign supporting the UN Decade of Action for Road Safety, which promotes the worldwide adoption of crash avoidance technologies like Electronic Stability Control (ESC), Autonomous Emergency Braking (AEB), and Anti-Lock Brakes (ABS) for motorcycles.

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) is an independent research organization dedicated to reducing deaths, injuries, and damage due to vehicle crashes, through scientific research and education.

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