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Good front crash protection isn’t distributed equally across the front seat.

Results from a recent IIHS study reveals that cars with good small overlap front ratings may not protect the passenger as well as the driver.

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Ford Mustang comes close, but one muscle car permitted 'high likelihood' of injury.

Car enthusiasts don't buy sports cars to stay in the slow lane. But given that the allure of higher speeds and bolder performance might lead to faster and more aggressive driving, they might think manufacturers have outfitted these cars with stringent safety protections.

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Ram 1500s are worst-performing pickups on small-front overlap test.

Ford has gained a big advantage in one of the most competitive segments in the auto industry. The company's F-150 SuperCab was the only one of nine pickup trucks tested by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety to earn a "good" rating on a rigorous new crash test.

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The 2016 Toyota Prius earned the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety's highest Top Safety Pick Plus award after the hybrid's recent crash test.

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Only 1 car in 31 tested had headlights that received good marks from Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.

Having trouble seeing while driving at night? It may not be your eyes. Headlights on most new cars are downright terrible, according to the findings of a new study. As a result, motorists aren't getting the illumination they need to see the road and avoid obstacles at night.

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Automatic Emergency Braking will be standard on virtually every passenger car sold in America by September of 2022, thanks to a new NHTSA-brokered agreement.

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The second-generation Q7 is the first "large SUV" to earn the IIHS' Top Safety Pick + rating, scoring top marks on every single testing metric.

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Former NHTSA Administrator: Safety Agreement Is 'Toothless'

Back in December, the Department of Transportation won a long-sought increase in the maximum fine it could levy against automakers who flouted federal safety standards. Lawmakers tripled the amount from $35 million to $105 million for each violation.

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Four imports – 2016 Honda Civic, Hyundai Sonata, Lexus RX, and Nissan Altima – scored Top Safety Pick+ honors in the latest round of IIHS crash tests.

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American Manufactuers Largely Absent From This Year's IIHS Safety Rankings

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety publishes some of the most influential safety rankings of new vehicles. This year, IIHS bestowed 48 models with elite status.

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The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety is turning its attention to headlights, and particularly the adaptive variety. This is a good thing.

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Acura is now one of the safest brands on the market, after its entire lineup has been awarded IIHS Top Safety Pick+ and NHTSA five-star crash ratings.

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Fiat has recorded its first IIHS Top Safety Pick+ award with the new 500X crossover. The diminutive high-rider scored "Good" on all crash tests.

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Both the 2016 Hyundai Tucson and Sonata have earned Top Safety Pick+ status in the latest tests by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.

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The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety awarded the 2015 Ford Edge as a Top Safety Pick, but it didn't ace all of the agency's crash tests.

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Volvo's new SUV earns top marks in small-front overlap test.

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Subaru has added a third vehicle to the IIHS Top Safety Pick+ list, with the new EyeSight-equipped, 2016 WRX.

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Federal Officials Call Safety Pledge A 'Historic Commitment'

Ten automakers pledged Friday to make certain automatic crash-prevention technologies standard on all new cars. Federal officials said it was a "historic" agreement.

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IIHS: Automated Enforcement Deters Lead Foots

According to a new report from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, speed cameras can dramatically reduce the number of traffic deaths and fatalities.

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The 2016 Honda Pilot earned a Top Safety Pick+ score in the latest evaluations by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. It aced the small-overlap front crash test, and Honda Sense scored a superior rating.

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Takata and the IIHS will be teaming up for a new campaign targeting owners of unrepaired cars affected by the supplier's sweeping airbag inflator recall.

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