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Study Links Legalized Recreational Marijuana to Increased Crash Rates

Tragically, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety has correlated the legalization of recreational marijuana use with more automobile accidents. Pot smoking in Colorado, Oregon and Washington seems to have resulted in collision frequencies...Show More Summary

Most SUV headlights are dangerous, highway safety group’s report claims

When you're shopping for a new SUV, there's plenty of things to consider. Gas milage, cost of upkeep, off-road capabilities, and safety features are all top of mind, but a new report by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety suggests that you should pay close attention to something you might not even consider: the headlights. Show More Summary

Tests find that most midsize SUVs' headlights are unsafe

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety said Tuesday that it tested 37 midsize SUVs and only two received a "good" rating.

IIHS: Half of All Midsize SUV Headlights Rated Marginal to Poor, Blind Everyone

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety has been systematically tearing apart every segment over inadequate headlights for the past year. In its most recent study, midsize SUVs took a beating, with only two models garnering a “good” rating for their illumination capabilities. Show More Summary

New study grades only 2 of 37 midsize SUVs headlights "good"

A new study out Tuesday morning shows many midsize SUVs struggle to light up the roads at night. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety looked at headlights on 37 different models. Only two got good reviews and eleven models received poor grades. Kris Van Cleave reports.

Smallest vehicles rank among the deadliest for drivers

Some of the smallest cars have the highest driver fatality rates, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety reports.

Side underride guards could prevent death by truck decapitation - Roadshow

last monthVehicles / Cars : Car Tech

The latest video from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety is... enlightening.

IIHS Wants Your Teen Driver Behind the Wheel of These Square Used Vehicles

If you’re planning to buy your teen son or daughter their first vehicle — rather than let them work a retail job to save up for a rusting heap — the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety wants a word. There’s good and almost-as-good...Show More Summary

IIHS Ratings For 2017 Chevy Volt & 2017 Toyota Prius Prime In Top Category, Tesla Model S Working On It (Videos)

As you may have heard by now, the 2016 Tesla Model S wasn't chosen by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) as a "Top Safety Pick" during the most resent testing round. The reasons? The Model S only managed to nab an "Acceptable"...Show More Summary

Tesla Model S, BMW i3 fall short in IIHS Top Safety Pick tests

5 months agoVehicles / Cars : Car Advice

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jPaycKuQDPg The Tesla Model S and BMW i3 electric vehicles have missed out on being considered a Top Safety Pick by the US’s Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). In order to qualify as a ‘Top Safety Pick’, vehicles need to earn ‘Good’ ratings in all five crash tests – small overlap front, moderate overlap front, side, roof strength, […]

Want a Car With the Highest Safety Ratings? It Won't Be This Telsa (Yet)

Telsa will need to tweak and retest its Model S to earn the "Top Safety Pick" label from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.

Recent crash tests reveal potential safety issues with Tesla Model S (TSLA)

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety decided to put four all-electric and hybrid electric vehicles to the test for safety. Compared with the 2017 Prius Prime and the 2017 Chevy Volt, the BMW i3 and the Tesla Model S weren't just...Show More Summary

Tesla S Falls Short of Luxury Rivals on Tougher Safety Test

5 months agoVehicles / Cars : Wheels

The Model S electric sedan did not receive either of the two safety awards given by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.

Tesla, BMW electric cars miss top insurance crash test grades

So far this model year, no all-electric vehicle has gotten highest marks from Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, but two hybrids have

2017 Nissan Titan Falls Short on IIHS Small-Overlap Crash Test

5 months agoVehicles / Cars : TopSpeed

The new Nissan Titan half-ton did not fair well in the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety’s small-overlap front crash test. The pickup only scored a “Marginal,” one level up from the lowest ranking of “Poor.” Testing revealed the Titan’s driver space was not maintained, with 11 inches of intrusion into the lower footwell. Show More Summary

Pesky Small Overlap Crash Test Sinks Another One

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety’s small overlap crash test — the bane of every automaker’s existence — has prevented another pickup from achieving high marks. This time, it’s the 2017 Nissan Titan — a full-size pickup struggling to stand apart from its domestic competition after recently undergoing its first redesign in 13 years. Show More Summary

7 of the safest cars on the road

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety gives these vehicles its coveted top rating, which just got even harder

IIHS Announces 2017 Top Safety Pick+ Awards for SUVs and Trucks

6 months agoVehicles / Cars : TopSpeed

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety has published its list of Top Safety Pick+ winners for the 2017 model year. The criteria has changed this year, and now includes headlight performance as a critical piece to vehicle safety. As a result, the list is shorter than in years past. Show More Summary

Crummy Headlights Decimated the IIHS Top Safety Pick List

Things became grim the moment the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety added headlight performance to its testing regimen. An initial report on midsize cars came back with only a single vehicle receiving a good score, and IIHS wasn’t any kinder toward SUVs or pickup trucks. Show More Summary

Safest Cars For 2017 Announced By Insurance Institute For Highway Safety

A list of 82 vehicles earning top safety ratings for 2017 was released Thursday by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. Toyota/Lexus leads manufacturers with nine cars in the top category, including the Corolla. Honda and its Acura division earned five awards in the second category level.

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