Calspan conducts a full complement of compliance crash test services to verify that vehicles sold in the U.S. conform and comply with Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards (FMVSS). These regulations are issued by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).
Common Test Modes Include:
The NHTSA uses Calspan to conduct the official FMVSS No. 214, Side Impact, FMVSS No. 305 Electric Powered Vehicles and FMVSS No. 301 Fuel System Integrity crash tests.
Calspan is the go to lab due of its vast knowledge gained over many decades. Including, hands-on experience in areas whereby official test protocols are vague and up for interpretation.
Calspan's indoor crash test facility with its below grade microtrack by MESSRING is fully equipped to conduct all FMVSS compliance crash test modes.