Crash tests will include dummies in the future that are designed to simulate the effects of a collision on obese people. Continue Reading...
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Ford announced a recall campaign today that will affect approximately 850,050 vehicles. Continue Reading...
The 2015 Hyundai Sonata is getting a rough start. Barely into its launch, the company is launching a second recall campaign affecting the new sedan. Continue Reading...
Automobile crashes kill more teenagers than anything else according to a new study. Continue Reading...
General Motors is launching a new safety system in some of its vehicles that won’t allow the driver to shift out of park unless occupants buckle their seat belts. Continue Reading...
Positive crash scores from the IIHS are like milk and honey to auto manufacturers, but how do those ratings come to be? Continue Reading...
It didn’t take long for Honda to address safety concerns around its Fit sub-compact hatchback raised by the IIHS’ small overlap crash test. Continue Reading...
Kia’s 2014 Sedona minivan is one of the latest vehicles to earn a five-star crash safety rating. Continue Reading...
Chrysler is issuing a recall for certain Dodge Dart sedans because the airbags might not deploy properly. Continue Reading...
In case there weren’t enough reasons for overweight people to shed their extra pounds you can add another one to that laundry list. Morbidly obese individuals are 56 percent more likely to die in car crashes than normal-weight people. Continue Reading...
Threatening ad campaigns and steep fines aren’t enough to keep drivers belted to their seats. Continue Reading...
Your dog probably doesn’t have a good chance of surviving a severe crash, but Subaru hopes to change that. Continue Reading...
U.S. state representative Mike Rogers thinks so, calling it “asinine” that people in Alabama can still do it legally. Continue Reading...
Compliance with prevailing safety standards alone won’t be enough to prevent a recall from being ordered by U.S. government safety regulators. Continue Reading...
It may not be perfect but the United States is a great country. America has her share of problems, both past and present, but for the most part this nation is pretty sweet; when it comes to being awesome we’ve done better than most. Continue Reading...
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is considering at length the changes that could be made to its 5-star crash-assessment testing. Rather than concentrate only on crash-worthiness, the NHTSA is looking into new technologies that put an emphasis on accident-avoidance. NHTSA Administrator David Strickland says, “Crash-worthiness has been the guiding star for NHTSA. But… Continue Reading...
The Insurance Institute For Highway Safety today announced the all-new 2011 Lexus CT200h hybrid earned a “Top Safety Pick” award. The Lexus earned the award through enduring front, side, rollover, and rear impact evaluations and its standard electronic stability control. High-strength steel components are carefully located in the body structure to help ensure strength in key… Continue Reading...