The National Academy of Sciences again is casting doubt on a federal automotive safety program, this time the National Highway Transportation Safety Admin.’s rollover rating system, known as static stability factor (SSF). The NAS studied the program at the behest of Congress and recently issued a report calling the SSF rating – one to five stars – too simplistic to provide accurate information to consumers. NHTSA adopted the SSF rating for the '01 model year but already is developing a ...

Premium Content (PAID Subscription Required)

"Agency to Refine Rollover Methodology" is part of the paid WardsAuto Premium content. You must log in with Premium credentials in order to access this article. Premium paid subscribers also gain access to:

  All of WardsAuto's reliable, in-depth industry reporting and analysis
  Hundreds of downloadable data tables including:
  •   Global sales and production data by country
  •   U.S. model-line inventory data
  •   Engine and equipment installation rates
  •   WardsAuto's North America Plant by Platform forecast
  •   Product Cycle chart
  •   Interrelationships among major OEMs
  •   Medium- and heavy-duty truck volumes
   •  Historical data and much more!

For pricing and subscription information please contact
Lisa Williamson by email: or phone: (248) 799-2642

Current subscribers, please login or CLICK for support information.

Already registered? here.