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US: how to choose a safe car for your teen

US: how to choose a safe car for your teen

Research and numerous case studies have been keen to point out that our teens don’t always drive the safest vehicles and coupled with their lack of experience we have the makings of a recipe for disaster. The best news is that now parents have a safe way of choosing safer […]

IIHS expands car centre worth $30 million

IIHS expands car centre worth $30 million

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety in the United States, an influential industry-funded group which looks that automakers build safer cars, has just opened a $30 million expansion of its auto test centre. The massive-looking facility is located about 100 miles from Washington, D.C., it has a 115-foot-high covered five-acre […]

US: safe cars to buy in 2015

US: safe cars to buy in 2015

When it comes to personal safety, choosing the right car might one day mean the difference between serious or minor injury or even worse – so you might want to look at our list. While the automotive industry is still in its youth (compared to other, longer-running industries), there’s a […]

US: study finds teens died in old, small cars

US: study finds teens died in old, small cars

According to a new report conclusion coming from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety researchers, almost 50% of the traffic accident fatalities that involved teen drivers aged 15 to 17 for the 2008 to 2012 period occurred in very old cars. The vehicles were at least 11 years old and […]

US: IIHS tests some small cars, surprise results inside

US: IIHS tests some small cars, surprise results inside

According to the Safety Institute, the only car from about a dozen small vehicles to get its coveted “Top Safety Pick+” award was GM’s Chevrolet Volt. Meanwhile, Mazda’s 5 compact MPV received a shameful rating. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety also highlighted the BMW AG Mini Cooper Countryman for […]

How to pick a safe car for a teen driver

How to pick a safe car for a teen driver

While teenage drivers are the segment that is most likely to have a car accident, they are also the most likely to get an unsafe car – old, small or without adequate crash protection. This is what resulted from a study released by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, a […]