Early Warning Reporting - XML Instances

Notice to Light Vehicles and Buses, Medium & Heavy Vehicles Submitters

As of January 1, 2015 new XML instances will be required for your data submittals. The Version 2.0 files can be downloaded from the second table below to allow for setting up your processing to accommodate the new requirements.

Submissions using the new instances will NOT be accepted prior to January 1, 2015. After January 1, 2015 only revisions to submissions prior to that date will be accepted using the old instances.

The following table lists the XML instance files that are available for use in recording Early Warning Reporting (EWR) aggregate and death and injury data. For instructions about downloading the files, see the Download Instructions section of this page.

Report Type XML Instance File NHTSA Revision Number Last Updated
Buses, Medium & Heavy Vehicles Aggregate BMHVehicles.xml 1.2 8/11/03
Buses, Medium & Heavy Vehicles Death and Injury BMHVehiclesDi.xml 1.2 8/11/03
Child Restraint Aggregate ChildRestraints.xml 1.2 8/11/03
Child Restraint Death and Injury ChildRestraintsDi.xml 1.2 8/11/03
Equipment Death and Injury EquipmentDi.xml 1.2 8/11/03
Light Vehicles Aggregate LightVehicles.xml 1.2 8/11/03
Light Vehicles Death and Injury LightVehiclesDi.xml 1.2 8/11/03
Low Volume Vehicles Death and Injury LowVolumeVehiclesDI.xml 1.2 8/11/03
Motorcycles Aggregate MotorCycles.xml 1.2 8/11/03
Motorcycles Death and Injury MotorCyclesDi.xml 1.2 8/11/03
Substantially Similar Vehicles SubstantiallySimilar.xml 1.2 8/11/03
Tires Aggregate Tires.xml 1.4 9/27/03
Tires Death and Injury TiresDi.xml 1.2 8/11/03
Trailers Aggregate Trailers.xml 1.2 8/11/03
Trailers Death and Injury TrailersDi.xml 1.2 8/11/03


Preview of Version 2.0 XML instances - Using these instances will be required as of January 1, 2015. Submittals using them will NOT be accepted before that date.
Report Type XML Instance File NHTSA Revision Number Effective Date
Buses, Medium & Heavy Vehicles Aggregate BMHVehicles2.xml 2.0 1/1/15
Buses, Medium & Heavy Vehicles Death and Injury BMHVehiclesDi2.xml 2.0 1/1/15
Light Vehicles Aggregate LightVehicles2.xml 2.0 1/1/15
Light Vehicles Death and Injury LightVehiclesDi2.xml 2.0 1/1/15

Download Instructions

Use the following procedure:

  1. Right click on the desired XML instance above to start the download. A pop-up menu appears.
  2. Click Save Target As to save the XML instance to your desktop.