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Nineteen new models earn the top rating
in IIHS booster seat evaluations.

Front crash prevention

IIHS launches its first crash avoidance ratings to tell consumers which vehicles are available with front crash prevention and how the systems compare.

Cameras reduce red light running

An IIHS study of automated enforcement in Arlington, Va., provides more evidence that cameras cut violations.

Truck underride guards can fail

Guards on modern semitrailers do a good job preventing cars from sliding underneath, but in certain crashes the danger remains high.

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April 24, 2014

New web video focuses on crash test photography

A new web video explores what it takes to produce the high-quality, slow-motion footage needed to learn exactly what happened in an IIHS crash test and to communicate those findings to the public.

April 8, 2014

Small overlap test stymies midsize SUVs

Two GM models, the Chevrolet Equinox and its twin, the GMC Terrain, are the only midsize SUVs out of nine tested to earn a good rating in the small overlap front crash test.

March 31, 2014

2014 Chevrolet Malibu earns Top Safety Pick+

The 2014 Chevrolet Malibu is the latest model to earn the IIHS Top Safety Pick+ award. The Malibu received good ratings in all crashworthiness tests, including the challenging small overlap front crash test.

March 27, 2014

HLDI study shows importance of recalls

A new HLDI study shows that the presence of known defects that can cause fires corresponds to higher insurance losses, but the risk goes down after recalls are issued.

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