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Mixed results

Performance is improving in the small overlap front test, but some small cars still need work.

More cars that brake by themselves

The latest front crash prevention ratings include more vehicles with advanced or superior systems with autobrake.

Rear cameras show benefits

New research shows the technology can help drivers avoid backover crashes.

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January 22, 2015

Rockingham Group's Menefee elected IIHS chairman

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety is pleased to announce the election of W. Neal Menefee as the new chairman of its Board of Directors. Menefee is senior vice president of Rockingham Group. He succeeds Jeff Gendron, senior vice president, property/casualty operations, COUNTRY Financial, who served as IIHS chairman during 2014 and will continue to serve as a Board member.

January 22, 2015

CSAA Insurance's Xu re-elected HLDI chairman

The Highway Loss Data Institute (HLDI) is pleased to announce the re-election of John Xu as chairman of its Board of Directors. Xu is vice president, actuarial, of CSAA Insurance Group.

January 20, 2015

Home team loss makes crashes go up

Collision claims go up in ZIP codes around NFL stadiums on game days, especially when the home team loses, a new HLDI analysis has found.

December 23, 2014

71 vehicles earn 2015 honors from IIHS

The winners' circle for 2015 includes 71 vehicles, as manufacturers put state-of-the-art safety on more models.

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