Earlier this year, Chicken Little realized his worst fears. The sky wasn’t falling , but Consumer Reports ceased to recommend the Toyota Camry. Continue Reading...
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Honda and Acura leads all automakers with six vehicles in their lineup receiving the highest possible safety rating of Top Safety Pick+ from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). Continue Reading...
BMW is breaking new ground with its i3 city car, but European crash test results might be a sign of problems to come. Continue Reading...
The folks at the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) have just released the results of their latest evaluation. They put 31 child booster seats to the test to find out which ones do the best job of protecting youngsters in crashes. Continue Reading...
The all-new 2014 Fiat 500L and Jeep Cherokee have been named Top Safety Picks by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. Continue Reading...
It’s a commonly held belief that young people are not interested in cars. As the narrative goes, they’d rather rely on public transportation and play with their iPhones than drive. But a new study released by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety’s Highway Loss Data Institute tells a different story. Continue Reading...
After scoring a “marginal” rating on the small overlap front crash test, Toyota is already working to better the Corolla’s results. Continue Reading...
Toyota’s Prius hybrid is the target of a new class action lawsuit alleging that the automaker misrepresented its pre-collision warning system in the Prius V. Continue Reading...
There’s a new vehicle safety test aiming to rate your vehicle based on how well it can avoid a crash. Continue Reading...
Kia’s 2014 Sorento crossover is one of the latest models to earn a five-star safety rating from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Continue Reading...
Last May, the 2013 Toyota RAV4 compact crossover was named a “Top Safety Pick” by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. It’s a misleading title, but who is to blame? Continue Reading...
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. Continue Reading...
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. Continue Reading...
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. Continue Reading...
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. 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...
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? Continue Reading...
Nissan’s Leaf electric car earned the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety’s (IIHS) “Top Safety Pick” designation, falling short of the group’s highest mark. Continue Reading...
The 2013 Toyota RAV4 received an update for the new model year, and has just been named a Top Safety Pick by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. Continue Reading...
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. Continue Reading...
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? Continue Reading...
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. Continue Reading...
Five new vehicles have been awarded a Top Safety Pick + designation from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, they are the Honda Civic (sedan and coupe), Volvo XC60, Lincoln MKZ and the Mazda6. Continue Reading...
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHSTA) might be revising its five-star crash safety program by adding new tests. Continue Reading...