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In the latest Status Report from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), the institute touches on the subject that safety isn’t a global standard and that some regions lag behind the U.S., Europe, and Australia in protecting people in crashes.
In the latest video from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) series called ”Inside IIHS,” we take a look at what keeps us safe during a side-impact crash.
The third video from the “Inside IIHS” series has been released, with the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety giving us a look at how it determines the roof strength of vehicles.
The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) does important work crash testing all-new vehicles, and the Institute has just released the second video in a series detailing exactly how they conduct crash tests.
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.
Crash test dummies help put our vehicles to the test to determine just how safe they are, but just how much work goes into a dummy to make it as close to a human being as possible?
According to a recent study by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, an important safety feature for child seats is being overlooked by parents and caregivers.
With the advent of car-crash avoidance technology, it’s hard not to gloss over the claims as marketing fluff. So do any of these new hi-tech gadgets actually prevent crashes?
The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) recently conducted tests on the underride guards of most big rig trailers, finding that in crashes involving only a small portion of the truck’s rear, most trailers failed to prevent potentially deadly underride.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHSTA) might be revising its five-star crash safety program by adding new tests.
After several announcements of various models that were awarded the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety’s “Top Safety Pick Plus” rating, the IIHS has released its full list of its safest cars for 2013.
Top 10 Automotive Stories of 2012
With a heavy heart the staff of AutoGuide.com say goodbye to 2012, along with its triumphs and tragedies. We await the New Year with open arms, and welcome its promise of a better world.
According to the Chinese zodiac, 2012 was a year of the dragon, and it proved to be the stuff of legend, but thankfully it wasn’t a fire-breather. The Mayans were flat-out wrong; their doomsday prophecy was about as accurate as Bernie Madoff’s promise of a sound investment opportunity.
Still, the year brought other significant stories. Scientists at the Large Hadron Collider in Switzerland discovered a subatomic particle consistent with the legendary Higgs boson. Astronaut Neil Armstrong, the first person to walk on the moon, passed away, and in a brutal political battle Barack Obama won a second term as president of the United States.
Of course the automotive industry made its share of headlines throughout the year. Here’s a rundown of the Top 10 stories from the past 12 months.
It turns out that deer season is dangerous for more people than the Elmer Fudds among us who hunt without an orange vest.