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Higher Speed Limits Have Caused 33,000 Deaths Over The Last 20 Years: Report

2 weeks agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

The Insurance Institute For Highway Safety just released a report detailing the effects of higher speed limits on traffic fatalities between 1993 and 2013. Their conclusion: lots of people’s lives could have been spared if speed limits hadn’t risen. Read more...

The Ford F-150 is the safest pickup truck on the road

The all-aluminum Ford F-150 was awarded a top safety pick award from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety after receiving the best ratings in a very specifc front crash test. The F-150 beat out pickups from Toyota and General Motors. Show More Summary

Some pickups perform poorly in new IIHS crash tests

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety tested many 2016 pickups in a key type of frontal crash tests

In Crash Tests, Ford’s Aluminum F-150 Is The Safest Pickup

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety crash-tested various body styles of popular pickups, but only the Ford F-150 earned the Top Safety Pic

Ford safest full-size pickup truck: industry research group

By Bernie Woodall DETROIT (Reuters) - Ford Motor Co's F-150 Super Cab pickup truck was the only 2016 model large pickup truck to receive a "top safety pick" after new tests by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), the agency said on Tuesday. Show More Summary

Ford walks away a winner in new IIHS pickup crash tests - Roadshow

2 weeks agoTechnology / Internet : Webware

Only the 2016 Ford F-150 earned the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety's Top Safety Pick recommendation, besting several other competitors.

Ford F-150 stands alone in 'good' result on IIHS crash 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. Show More Summary

Why So Many Of Today's Headlights Suck

4 weeks agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

The Insurance Institute For Highway Safety says nearly half of all fatal crashes in the U.S. occur in the dark. To combat this, they’ve just introduced a new headlight safety test. And after rating 31 midsize sedans with their new methodology, the safety lab in Virginia has concluded that many modern headlights need to step up their game. Show More Summary

IIHS says most cars need better headlights

When seeing at night becomes difficult, many people blame their own eyes. But car headlights may really be the problem, according to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), which just released its first-ever headlight ratings. Headlights are getting more advanced, with LEDs and other new features going mainstream, and even more advanced...

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. Continue reading 2016 Toyota Prius earns Top Safety Plus honor from IIHS 2016 Toyota Prius earns Top Safety Plus honor from IIHS originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 31 Mar 2016 10:00:00 EST. Show More Summary

There's a huge safety issue that many people buying cars never even think about

Most people buying cars don't think about the quality of the headlights. But according to a new study, they should.  The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety released its new study on auto headlights, and the results are disturbing. In...Show More Summary

The IIHS probably thinks your car's headlights suck - Roadshow

In the first ranking of its kind, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety puts mid-size sedan headlights to the test, and the results are surprising...in a bad way.

A Dim View: Only 1 Car Out Of 31 Is Deemed To Have 'Good' Headlights

last monthNews : The Two-Way

A car's cost — and even promises of seeing around curves — have little to do with the ratings from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety's study of 31 cars and 82 different headlight systems.

Your Car’s Headlights are Probably Terrible: IIHS

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety has started rating headlights, and just released a report that takes a dim view on the performance of most midsize cars. Only one vehicle out of 31 testers earned a rating of “good” from the...Show More Summary

Question: Your feelings on the 1959-vs-'09 Chevy crash test?

In 2009, the Insurance Institute For Highway Safety smashed a 1959 Bel Air into a 2009 Malibu. Millions of ugly online screaming matches were the result. Continue reading Question: Your feelings on the 1959-vs-'09 Chevy crash test? Question:...Show More Summary

Volvo Is Adding 'Large Animal Detection' to Cars Because It's Easy to Miss a Moose?

last monthTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

The US Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) today announced that automatic emergency braking would be standard on all vehicles by 2022. And thanks to Volvo, that feature will be responsive to moose and other large animals. Read more...

Collision-prevention systems put huge dent in crash numbers

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. Continue reading Collision-prevention...Show More Summary

A small 2009 car demolishes a 1959 Chevy in a crash test

3 months agoHumor / odd : Kottke.org

In 2009, The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety conducted a crash test between a 1959 Chevrolet Bel Air and a 2009 Chevy Malibu. The video plainly shows how much progress has been made in passenger safety in those 50 years. EvenShow More Summary

4 of the safest cars you can buy

Three sedans and a luxury SUV get the first top ratings for 2016 from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety

Update: Safest Cars And Crossovers For 2016

We can add four more models to our initial list of the safest new cars and crossovers for the 2016 model year, thanks to a fresh round of crash testing conducted by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.

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