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IIHS: US Driver Fatalities Fall One-Third In Three Years

Per a report by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, driver fatalities in the United States have fallen by a third over the past three years. Automotive News says the report’s findings come after the seemingly endless recall parade of 2014, which saw 60.5 million vehicles in the U.S. Show More Summary

These Are The Ten Cars You're Most Likely To Die Driving

yesterdayVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Modern cars may be safer and better-built than they've ever been before, but don't think that means it's completely impossible to die in a new one. A new study from Insurance Institute for Highway Safety released today dives into the American cars with the highest and lowest death rates. Read more...

Car Safety Improves: Study Lists Those With Most, And Least, Driver Deaths

yesterdayNews : The Two-Way

For 2011 models through the 2012 calendar year, driver deaths per million registered vehicle years fell to 28 from 48 just three years earlier, says the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.

Deadliest (and safest) cars on the road

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety compiled the number of deaths associated with vehicles models years 2009-12

New car safety report underscores dangers of small cars

2 days agoTechnology : Tech Talk

The Insurance Institute For Highway Safety tested more than three dozen late-model vehicles to see if new safety features are preventing deaths. Chip Reid reports on the results.

?Report lists cars with highest and lowest rates of deaths

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety is set to release a report detailing the safest car models in terms of driver death rates

Safest cars for 2015 loaded with new technology

3 weeks agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

Asian and European cars have taken top honors from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.

NHTSA awards Audi A3 and S3 sedans five stars

The Audi A3 and S3 sedans aced the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's New Car Assessment Program tests, each scoring five stars overall. The A3 sedan is also a Top Safety Pick+ according to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. Show More Summary

Vehicles awarded IIHS Top Safety Pick awards skyrockets for 2015 [w/video]

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety is releasing its annual list tallying of the scores for the latest model year vehicles to see how they compare to last year. Judging by the agency's evaluations, the numbers look quite positive. Show More Summary

Number Of Cars Earning Top Safety Awards Nearly Doubles

last monthNews : The Two-Way

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety says the number of vehicles winning its two safety awards jumped from 39 to 71 for the 2015 model year.

Number of IIHS Top Safety Picks Spike for 2015

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety released its list of 2015 Top Safety Pick and Top Safety Pick+ vehicles, and the total number increased from 39 to 71. This is a significant change considering the agency's criteria have become more...

Safest cars for 2015: Asian, European brands win top spots

Asian and European cars have taken top honors from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.

2015 Subaru Impreza Earns IIHS' Top Safety Pick Plus Award

2 months agoVehicles / Cars : Kicking Tires

The 2015 Subaru Impreza has joined the ranks of the most crashworthy vehicles on the road as determined by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. The car, available as a sedan or hatchback, earned the safety agency's highest distinction, Top...

DEVELOP NEW TESTS, DISCOVER NEW THINGS: Minivan crash test ‘among the worst we’ve ever seen.’ “A n…

DEVELOP NEW TESTS, DISCOVER NEW THINGS: Minivan crash test ‘among the worst we’ve ever seen.’ “A new series of crash tests by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) revealed troubling results for minivans that are often perceived as some of the safest vehicles on the road.”

Official: Chrysler, Nissan minivans earn 'dire' crash test results, says IIHS [w/video]

First introduced in 2012, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety's small-overlap frontal crash test has become the bane of many auto engineers' existence. It's a particularly steep design challenge because it forces just 25 percent of a vehicle's front end to take the brunt of a 40-mile-per-hour impact. Show More Summary

Three Minivans Score Poorly in IIHS Crash Test

2 months agoVehicles / Cars : Kicking Tires

The Nissan Quest, Chrysler Town & Country and its twin, the Dodge Grand Caravan, all received the lowest score of poor in the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety's small overlap crash test. This test simulates what happens when a vehicle's...

Honda Odyssey shines, Nissan and Chrysler minivans fail crash tests

2 months agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

Several minivans – including the Nissan Quest, the Chrysler Town & Country and its twin, the Dodge Grand Caravan -- don’t do a good job of protecting occupants in crashes and failed recent Insurance Institute for Highway Safety test...

Minivans Crash Test: Find Out Which Models Failed

Parents buy minivans for safety reasons, but in the latest crash test many did so poorly that if involved in an accident, the passengers would be lucky to walk again. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) conducted crash tests on several minivans recently and the results are not as good as drivers would hope. Show More Summary

Watch The Minivan Crash Test An Expert Calls 'Among The Worst' Ever

2 months agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

"A person experiencing this would be lucky to ever walk normally again," said the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety's Dave Zuby in response to the small overlap crash test performance of the Nissan Quest minivan. It's quite gnarly. Read more...

Worrying crash tests results for popular minivans

2 months agoTechnology : Tech Talk

Insurance Institute for Highway Safety ran a number of family vehicles head-on into a barrier, and dubbed a popular model "one of the worst" they've seen

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