Stanley R. Scheiner, a traffic safety engineer who retired in 1995 from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, died Feb. 12 at his home in Rockville. He was 92.

He had dementia, said his daughter, Amy R. Scheiner.

Mr. Scheiner joined the NHTSA in 1970. He received outstanding performance awards from the agency’s Office of Crash Avoidance and a Superior Achievement Award for contributions to its automotive fuel economy program.

Stanley Robert Scheiner was born in St. Louis. He graduated from Washington University in St. Louis in 1941 and received a master’s degree in management science at Johns Hopkins University in 1965.

During World War II, he was an engineer with Philco in Philadelphia. He moved to Towson, Md., in 1947 to work for Bendix.

Mr. Scheiner had a life master rating in bridge.

Survivors include his wife of 55 years, Elaine Klugman Scheiner of Rockville; two children, Amy Scheiner of Silver Spring, Md., and Andrew C. Scheiner of Crozet, Va.; and two grandchildren.

— Bart Barnes