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Honda’s all-new 2016 Pilot crossover just earned a Top Safety Pick+ score from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), the highest grade awarded by this organization. Continue Reading...
In decades past you pretty much had to buy a Volvo if you wanted superior safety but that’s no longer the case. Continue Reading...
It’s not all wheel drive, it’s not boxer engines and it isn’t rally racing that Subaru puts atop its priority list. Continue Reading...
Manufacturers are catching up with the small overlap test that tanked ratings for so many vehicles in 2012, but that success might be short-lived. Continue Reading...
Things keep getting safer for children. In the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety’s (IIHS) latest round of booster-seat tests 27 newly designed chairs were rated “Best Bet,” the top score available. Continue Reading...
Sometimes safety takes a back seat to horsepower, vehicle design and luxury amenities but when you’re in a crash it’s really the only thing that matters. Continue Reading...
Volkswagen’s popular Jetta sedan just earned Top Safety Pick+ honors from the Insurance Institute for Highway safety. Continue Reading...
The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has named the 2014 Ford C-Max Hybrid a Top Safety Pick. Continue Reading...
The Insurance Institute for Highway’s Safety’s (IIHS) small-overlap test is one of the hardest crash evaluations for a vehicle to pass, and interestingly, rear-wheel-drive models have a much more difficult time doing well for several reasons. Continue Reading...
The BMW 2 Series is the first BMW model to achieve a “good” rating in the IIHS small overlap front crash test. Continue Reading...
Technology is helping vehicles achieve better ratings on the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety’s front crash prevention test. 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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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. Continue Reading...
The Volvo S60 is one of two midsize luxury vehicles to receive the Top Safety Pick Plus award from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). Continue Reading...
The all-new Honda Accord has been awarded a “Top Safety Pick Plus” rating from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), one of two midsize sedans to earn an overall good rating on the new small overlap frontal crash test. Continue Reading...