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US: IIHS says driver death rates have incurred a spectacular drop


After 2014 will go down in history as the year of the recall, mainly due to global auto safety crises – GM’s ignition switch mishap and Takata’s airbag inflator defect – there is some positive news for 2015. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety has announced that the probability of an accident turning with fatalities in late-model vehicles has dropped by ...
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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 ...
US: even as recalls mount, the list of safe cars continues to grow
Customers could do well to purchase a new car, instead of the very old, but cheap used car. That’s because the latter category has a tendency to hide life-threatening flaws. The ...
2015 Audi A3 and S3 Sedan get 5-star safety rating
The 2015 Audi A3 and S3 have received a 5-star safety rating after being crash tested recently. If safety is what your main concern when buying a new car and you ...
[VIDEO] 2015 Subaru Legacy and Outback earn Top Safety Pick+
Two of the safest vehicles available for order are the 2015 Subaru Legacy and 2015 Outback, as they have been recently awarded with a Top Safety Pick+, by the IIHS. If ...
US: Honda makes last minute changes to enhance safety and crash-test score
The Japanese automaker has been hit by a sales dip and aims to recuperate the distance in the final months of the year. One of the necessary moves - upgrade ...
Subaru BRZ and Scion FR-S earn Top Safety Pick
The Subaru BRZ and Scion FR-S sports cars have just been awarded with a Top Safety Pick from the IIHS. The two budget sports cars made by Subaru and Scion, the ...
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 ...
[VIDEO] 2015 Hyundai Sonata gets tested out by IIHS
The 2015 Hyundai Sonata has been recently crash tested by the IIHS and it managed to achieve the highest designation, Top Safety Pick+. If you were looking for a new family ...
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 ...

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