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Infiniti Q70 Earns Top Safety Pick+ Status, But BMW 5-Series, Lincoln MKS Flub Crash Test

Infiniti Q70 Earns Top Safety Pick+ Status, But BMW 5-Series, Lincoln MKS Flub Crash Test

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety has released the results from its latest round of crash tests. This time, three large luxury cars undertook the IIHS' newest and most difficult test, the small overlap front crash, and their scores run the gamut from awful to awesome. ALSO SEE: 10 Cars... read more

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IIHS tests underride guards, aka Mansfield bars

IIHS: Today's "Mansfield Bars" Don't Work So Well (Video)

In the wee hours of June 29, 1967, Jayne Mansfield was being driven to New Orleans in a 1966 Buick Electra. She was sitting up front with her driver and her lover, while her... read more March 15, 2013 by  2


 
Relative claim frequencies by rated driver age, calendar year 2010 (from HLDI)

Aging Boomers Won't Wreck America's Roads: Here's Why

We've all heard about Baby Boomers and how they're hurtling toward retirement. We've also read numerous studies that show older drivers are more accident prone when they get... read more December 4, 2012 by  2


 
2013 Dodge Dart

2013 Dodge Dart, Subaru Crosstrek, Hyundai Santa Fe, Lexus ES: Top Safety Picks

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has just designated four 2013 models as Top Safety Picks. Included are the 2013 Dodge Dart compact sedan, Subaru XV... read more October 4, 2012 by  0


 
2013 Mazda CX-5 crossover

2013 Mazda CX-5 Is Top Safety Pick

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety has just named the all-new 2013 Mazda CX-5 compact crossover a Top Safety Pick. An all-new model for 2013, the CX-5 won the top... read more March 20, 2012 by  0


 
2012 Nissan Versa Sedan

2012 Nissan Versa Sedan Earns Top Safety Pick

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety has just named the all-new 2012 Nissan Versa sedan a Top Safety Pick. Completely redesigned for 2012, the Versa sedan won the top... read more March 8, 2012 by  0


 
Booster seat with good fit - IIHS

Parents Carpooling Kids Often Skip Booster Seats: Study

While the necessity of protecting young children riding in vehicles by using a child safety restraint is widely known and most parents of young children use them when... read more January 31, 2012 by  0


 
2012 Ford Fusion Hybrid

Hybrid Owners Safer In Crashes, More Dangerous To Pedestrians

We have good news and bad news for hybrid owners. First, the good news: a new study from the Highway Loss Data Institute indicates that you're less likely to be injured in a... read more November 17, 2011 by  0


 
2012 Chrysler Town & Country

2012 Chrysler Town & Country, 2012 Dodge Grand Caravan Are Top Safety Picks

If you're in the market for a minivan, you might want to test out the 2012 Chrysler Town & Country and the 2012 Dodge Grand Caravan. Both have just been named "Top Safety... read more November 1, 2011 by  1


 
booster seat with good fit  -  IIHS

Child Booster Seats: Which Are Best, Which To Avoid?

Protecting your child in the family car should always be a top parental priority and this includes the transition from infant to convertible to booster child safety seats... read more October 13, 2011 by  2


 
2011 GMC Yukon

SUVs Safer, Less Likely To Kill Others In Crashes, Study

Everyone knows that if you’re involved in a crash with an SUV and you’re in a smaller passenger car, your likelihood of serious injury or death is higher, right?... read more September 28, 2011 by  0


 
2012 Chevrolet Sonic

2012 Chevrolet Sonic Subcompact Nabs IIHS Top Safety Pick

Small car fans, we have some good news: the 2012 Chevrolet Sonic has aced the full battery of safety tests from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. As a result, the... read more September 28, 2011 by  0


 
2012 Chevrolet Sonic. Photo by Joe Nuxoll

2012 Chevrolet Sonic Earns Top Safety Pick

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety has just named the all-new 2012 Chevrolet Sonic small sedan and hatchback a Top Safety Pick. The Sonic, which replaces the outgoing... read more September 14, 2011 by  0


 
2012 Audi A6

2012 Audi A6 Nabs Top Safety Pick Award

Yesterday, we told you that the 2012 Volkswagen Passat received a Top Safety Pick award from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. Now comes word that the Passat's... read more September 9, 2011 by  0


 
2011 Volvo XC60

Mid-Size SUVs With Forward Collision Avoidance Systems

Families looking to buy vehicles with safety features that pay off may want to take a good look at mid-size SUVs offering forward collision avoidance systems. Volvo XC60 The... read more July 20, 2011 by  0


 
Red-Light Camera, Photo Radar by Derek Jensen

Red-Light Cameras Favored in 14 U.S. Cities, Says IIHS Survey

Red light cameras have been a hot topic ever since they were introduced a decade ago as a safety measure. Some drivers hate them and, if given a chance, vote down any... read more July 5, 2011 by  1


 
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