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    Official: NHTSA proposes new bus rollover standards
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    New rules could be coming for America's coaches and large buses, as the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has proposed standards that have been influenced by those of the European Union. The new standards would demand that large buses undergo tests that would see the vehicles tipped ...

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    Video: Updated 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee aces same controversial moose test it failed in 2012 [w/video]
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    Some background: one of the more scandalous international incidents of he-said/he-said from 2012 was when Swedish magazine Teknikens Varld put the Jeep Grand Cherokee through its "moose (or elk) test" and reported that the SUV nearly rolled over. That lead to a whole lot of accusations and ...

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    Video: Dashcam captures woman in calmest car roll ever
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    If you were driving in the rain on a two-lane highway, caught a tire on the edge of the pavement and flipped your car, what would you do? Let out a yelp, maybe a scream? We would too, but somehow this woman found herself in a barrel roll and remained totally silent; completely composed. After the ...

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    Video: Robby Gordon demonstrates a textbook Stadium Super Truck rollover
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    Any time you strap yourself into a race car (or truck, or kart, or... well, anything), you know there's a chance of crashing. And when it's a stadium truck you're piloting, if you don't come perilously close to crashing on every single lap, you're probably not in a position to win. Just ask ...

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    Video: Tow truck driver hilariously bad at righting a flipped Mazda
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    Can rolling your car get any worse? The correct answer is yes, as this poor soul found out when he rolled his Mazda3 onto its side. Calling a tow truck might be a logical, post-rollover move, but in this case, it kind of made the situation worse. We don't want to give away just what happened, so ...

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    Video: Behind the scenes of a car rollover stunt
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    With Transformers 4, Fast & Furious 7 and Need for Speed bringing hundreds of millions of dollars of carnage to the Summer of 2014 - and Getaway coming next month - we should probably start learning our car-stunt grammar. We can start with this behind-the-scenes video of a car rollover stunt ...

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    Video: Watch a Jeep Grand Cherokee fail Sweden's Moose Test *UPDATE
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    The Jeep Grand Cherokee has proven to be a rock-solid off-road-capable SUV with a dose of civility on public roads. But while the top Jeep has a terrific reputation and a long list of accolades, at least one model apparently didn't have the chops for the Teknikens Moose (or Elk) test over in ...

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    Video: This is why drag racers should stay on dragstrips
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    We've seen some dumb ideas before, but this one may take the cake. The post-jump video shows what happens when a dragster that should stick to the strip goes on a track that requires a mild left turn. Actually, this "track" looks more like the cart path at the local golf course, except most ...

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    Video: Brothers make tribute video for mom who died in Explorer rollover
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    It is with mixed emotions that we share this particular video, which stars two young boys who lost their mother, Nicole Miller, in 2004 after the Ford Explorer she was riding in blew a tire and rolled, causing her fatal injuries. A sad story indeed, and we're quite certain everyone involved ...

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    Vehicles not immune to violent western winds
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    A rare storm system working its way from the west coast has caused millions of dollars in damage, left many without power and spurred fires from California to Colorado. According to USA Today, wind speeds reached as high as 123 miles per hour, or the equivalent of a category three hurricane. In ...

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    Video: Buick rolls Enclave in the name of safety
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    Here's an interesting statistic: Rollovers account for just 2.2 percent of all accidents. A small number, no doubt, but those rollovers account for a massive 35.4 percent of all traffic fatalities. With that in mind, Buick engineers are hard at work perfecting technology like the company's ...

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    NHTSA announces new 'ejection mitigation' regulation
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    The National Highway Transportation Safety Administration is looking to reduce the number of injuries sustained by people ejected from vehicles during accidents. To that end, the government organization has just ruled to establish a new mandate that forces automakers to institute new ejection ...

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    Report: Ford wins new trial in $31M Bronco II rollover case
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    In 2001, Jesse Branhalm III was a 12-year-old in the back seat of a 1987 Ford Bronco II. When the Bronco's driver turned around to either look at or argue with the kids in the back seat, she nearly ran off the road. After making a quick steering correction, the Ford flipped, leaving the unbuckled ...

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    NHTSA angling to make stability control systems mandatory on big rigs?
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    Automakers are legally required to install stability control to all new cars and trucks for sale to the public, but as of yet, there is no such law for commercial tractor trailer trucks. That may soon change, however, as the Associated Press is reporting that The National Highway Traffic Safety ...

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    Mitsubishi Lancer earns Top Safety Pick award, first Mitsubishi to pass new rollover test [*UPDATE]
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    2010 Mitsubishi Lancer ES – Click above for high-res image gallery
    The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety has named the Mitsubishi Lancer one of its top safety picks. The four-door sedan managed to be the first Mitsubishi that the Institute has tested to pass the new roll-over test ...

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    IIHS performs rollover test on 12 mid-sized SUVs
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    IIHS rollover tests for midsized SUVs – Click above for high-res image gallery
    The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety has completed a round of rollover testing on 12 mid-sized SUVs (though most are technically CUVs, but whatevs), and the results show that some carmakers are exceeding ...

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    Video: Citroën Nemo fails European "moose test," highlights value of stability control
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    Citroën Nemo on its tippy toes – Click above to watch the video after the break
    We've recently had two shining examples of the importance of having a properly functioning electronic stability control system (ESC) in new vehicles. The instability of the 2010 Lexus GX 460 is a known ...

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    Consumer Reports puts Lexus GX on "Do Not Buy" list due to rollover fears
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    2010 Lexus GX460 – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Consumer Reports has officially given the Lexus GX the automotive equivalent of a black eye. The publication has deemed the high-riding luxury SUV a "safety risk" for its likelihood to go shiny side down during emergency maneuvers, ...

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    Nissan Frontier tops latest round of IIHS crash tests, Chevrolet Colorado hits bottom
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    IIHS compact pickup crash tests – Click above for high-res image gallery
    The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety has tested five compact pickup trucks for both rollover and side impact crashes, and overall, it would seem that the trucks' performances were pretty dismal. Only the Nissan ...

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    REPORT: Ford loses appeal in rollover case, must pay $55M
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    According to The Detroit News, the Supreme Court has let stand a ruling that Ford Motor Company is at fault for a 2002 rollover crash involving a 1997 Ford Explorer and the Dearborn, MI-based automaker must pay $55 million in punitive damages. Benetta Buell-Wilson's Explorer rolled over ...

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