IIHS Releases List of Top-Rated Booster Seats

IIHS Releases List of Top-Rated Booster Seats
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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...

What Are IIHS Ratings?

What Are IIHS Ratings?
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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...

2015 Jetta Earns Top Safety Pick+ Rating from IIHS

2015 Jetta Earns Top Safety Pick+ Rating from IIHS
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Volkswagen’s popular Jetta sedan just earned Top Safety Pick+ honors from the Insurance Institute for Highway safety. Continue Reading...

Why Rear-Drive Cars Struggle in Small Overlap Test

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Why Rear-Drive Cars Struggle in Small Overlap Test
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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...

BMW 2 Series Earns IIHS Top Safety Pick Plus

BMW 2 Series Earns IIHS Top Safety Pick Plus
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The BMW 2 Series is the first BMW model to achieve a “good” rating in the IIHS small overlap front crash test. Continue Reading...

Autobrake Systems Score High in IIHS Testing

Autobrake Systems Score High in IIHS Testing
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Technology is helping vehicles achieve better ratings on the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety’s front crash prevention test. Continue Reading...

Booster-Seat Safety Continues to Improve

Booster-Seat Safety Continues to Improve
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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...

High Unemployment to Blame for Drop in Teen Driving

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High Unemployment to Blame for Drop in Teen Driving
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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...

How Global Safety Varies Worldwide

How Global Safety Varies Worldwide
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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. Continue Reading...

IIHS Side Impact Crash Tests Explained – Video

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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...

Ask AutoGuide No. 11 – Toyota Avalon Hybrid vs. Chevrolet Impala vs. Subaru Outback

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Ask AutoGuide No. 11 – Toyota Avalon Hybrid vs. Chevrolet Impala vs. Subaru Outback
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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...

2013 Toyota RAV4 Named IIHS Top Safety Pick – Video

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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...

Transport Trailer Underride Guards Fail to Stop Deadly Crashes Says IIHS

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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...

2013 Safest Cars in America List Released by IIHS; 13 Achieve ‘Top Safety Pick Plus’ Rating

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2013 Safest Cars in America List Released by IIHS; 13 Achieve ‘Top Safety Pick Plus’ Rating
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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...

2013 Volvo S60 Awarded IIHS Top Safety Pick Plus

2013 Volvo S60 Awarded IIHS Top Safety Pick Plus
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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...

2013 Honda Accord Earns ‘Top Safety Pick Plus’ from IIHS

2013 Honda Accord Earns ‘Top Safety Pick Plus’ from IIHS
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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...

2013 Nissan Altima Earns IIHS ‘Top Safety Pick Plus’ Rating

2013 Nissan Altima Earns IIHS ‘Top Safety Pick Plus’ Rating
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The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has awarded the 2013 Nissan Altima with a “Top Safety Pick Plus”, recognizing the new sedan for excellent performance in five passenger safety tests. Continue Reading...

IIHS Releases Insurance Claim Frequency For All Vehicles

IIHS Releases Insurance Claim Frequency For All Vehicles
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Understanding how a vehicle will react in a crash is serious concern and is tested thoroughly, but now IIHS has released a listing of real world insurance claim statistics, that shows exactly what is happening to our vehicles out on the roads.  Continue Reading...

2013 Acura ILX Awarded IIHS Top Safety Pick

2013 Acura ILX Awarded IIHS Top Safety Pick
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Joining Acura‘s already impressive family of IIHS Top Safety Pick vehicles is its newest ILX model, which was just awarded the highest possible score of good in all four tests, including the roof-strength test. Continue Reading...

IIHS Website Now Lists Safety Features in All Vehicles

IIHS Website Now Lists Safety Features in All Vehicles
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With the abundance of safety features available in modern cars, it could be confusing as to what’s available on each car. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has launched a new section on its website that helps simplify car shopping. Continue Reading...
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