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2019 BMW 3 Series tops previous model in safety with IIHS' highest rating

It has better automatic emergency braking, headlights, child seat anchors

It has better automatic emergency braking, headlights, child seat anchors.

2019 Acura RDX named a Top Safety Pick+ by IIHS

More accolades for the redesigned luxury compact SUV

More accolades for the redesigned luxury compact SUV.

Ford Explorer, Jeep Grand Cherokee flunk IIHS passenger-side crash test

Tests show high risk of injury; here's how other midsize SUVs fared

Tests show high risk of injury; here's how other midsize SUVs fared.

2019 Kia Forte renderings reveal a sedan with Stinger style

Car will debut at the Detroit Auto Show

This version does not appear to be a hatchback.

2018 Ford F-150 nabs IIHS Top Safety Pick, but headlights hold it back

It's the only full-size pickup with the Top Safety Pick rating

The only pickup to score higher is the Honda Ridgeline.

Tesla Model S fails to ace IIHS crash test

For one thing, the seat belt was ineffective.

Tesla is dismissive of the testing as suiting the IIHS' "own subjective purposes."

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2017 Hyundai Elantra Awarded Top IIHS Safety Rating | Autoblog Minute

In vehicle safety news, the Hyundai Elantra has snagged a Top Safety Pick+ rating from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.

Ditching red-light cameras increases fatalities 30 percent

So says an IIHS study that looked at 57 different cities.

The lives of the many outweigh the cost to your wallet.

IIHS study finds that small SUVs have terrible headlights

None of the 21 vehicles earned a rating of good.

Small SUVS may be practical and stylish, but the IIHS has found that the vehicles have deplorable headlights.

Toyota Prius, Prime perform well in NHTSA, IIHS crash tests

Prius, Prime get five stars from NHTSA, best-ever rating from IIHS.

Toyota Prius, Prime hybrid models get top crash-test ratings by safety and insurance regulators.

IIHS: Drivers safer than passengers in frontal crash test

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.

Iconic sports cars fail to meet top IIHS crash-test standards

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.

Post-legalization, marijuana-related fatal crashes double in Washington

New AAA study heightens concern over stoned motorists.

Marijuana impairment is difficult to measure, making lawmaking tricky.

Ford F-150 stands alone in 'good' result on IIHS crash test

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.

2016 Toyota Prius earns Top Safety Plus honor from IIHS

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.

Can't see at night? It's your headlights, not your eyes

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.

Collision-prevention systems put huge dent in crash numbers

IIHS Says Automated Braking Reduces Rear-End Crashes By 40 Percent

Collision-avoidance technology can significantly reduce car crashes. Researchers at the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety have found automated emergency braking systems reduce rear-end crashes by 40 percent.

2016 Civic, Sonata, Lexus RX, and Altima earn TSP+ from IIHS [w/videos]

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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