Ford F-150, Toyota Tundra Earn IIHS Top Safety Pick Awards

Ford F-150, Toyota Tundra Earn IIHS Top Safety Pick Awards
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During a test conducted by the institute, where a large plate of steel is pressed against the corner of the roof, the Tundra was able to support 4.5 times its own weight; the F-150 4.7 times. Continue Reading...

66 Vehicles Win IIHS 2011 Top Safety Pick Award

66 Vehicles Win IIHS 2011 Top Safety Pick Award
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It’s a banner year for safety, as the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) doled out its Top Safety Pick award for 2011 to 66 vehicles – double that of last year. The list of recipients, which includes 40 cars, 25 SUVs, and a minivan, were picked based on their ability to protecting people in… Continue Reading...

IIHS Names Best Bets for Booster Seats

IIHS Names Best Bets for Booster Seats
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The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has released their list of booster seats they do and do not recommend. On the recommended side, there’s been a significant growth this past year, with 21 Best Bets and seven Good Bets. Out of 72 booster seats the safety organization tested, eight booster seats didn’t get recommended…. Continue Reading...

2011 BMW 5 Series Drives Off With Top Safety Pick Award

2011 BMW 5 Series Drives Off With Top Safety Pick Award
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You can bet that BMW is celebrating this win. The redesigned 2011 BMW 5 series just earned good ratings in all four safety evaluations, garnering it an Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) Top Safety Pick status among large cars. Adding to the accolades is the fact that this first 5 series ever to earn… Continue Reading...