First, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety bagan irking the automotive industry by performing crash tests. Then it devised more. Eventually, the IIHS ratcheted the bar up to a previously unseen height, demanding vehicles undergo the dreaded small overlap front crash test — a 2012 addition to its testing regimen. Show More Summary
Alfa Romeo’s Giulia has been shown to be one of the safest options in its class. The small luxury sedan aced the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety’s latest round of testing, for which it achieved the institute’s highest rating of "Top Safety Pick+." To earn the Top Safety Pick+ rating, a vehicle must achieve the highest...
A new study conducted by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety examines the headlights of more than 30 midsized cars, giving only one model a "good" rating.
The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety recently ran eight pickups through the small overlap front crash test, which replicates one of the most infamous and deadly of accident types — one where the front corner of a vehicle collides with another vehicle or object. Show More Summary
"You are probably better off in a big pickup than a small one," said David Zuby of the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.
Lane departure alerts and blind spot monitoring systems can significantly reduce crashes if consumers use the features, according to two recent studies by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. While this information falls into the no-brainer category, rarely do we get specific metrics on these particular technologies. Show More Summary
The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety shows risks of not wearing a seat belt in the back seat -- both to themselves and those in the front seats.
The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety says a close look at two recent studies suggests that crash rates may rise as more states legalize recreational marijuana.
In Tesla’s Model S, a crash could still smack the driver’s head against the steering wheel despite the electric car company’s effort to fix the problem, according to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. The crash-test results compounded Tesla Inc.’s bad week. On Monday, the Elon Musk-led...
Questions have arisen over the safety of Tesla Model S after a serious of crash tests by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. Tesla refers to the vehicle as the safest car in history.
Tesla's class-leading Model S did not fail the most recent crash tests conducted by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). However, the electric sports sedan did not achieve a top rating in one particular test, the results of which were published late on Wednesday. Show More Summary
Tesla is pushing back on a crash-test agency's findings on the company's best-selling car, the Model S. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) announced Wednesday night that the Model S earned an "acceptable" rating, the second-best...Show More Summary
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
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
The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety said Tuesday that it tested 37 midsize SUVs and only two received a "good" rating.
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
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.
Some of the smallest cars have the highest driver fatality rates, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety reports.
The latest video from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety is... enlightening.
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