The proposed bill would improve the guidelines for preexisting rear underride guards. Read more
Government standards for headlights, based on laboratory tests, allow huge variation in the amount of illumination. Read more
Takata Corp. is planning an extensive advertising campaign to urge consumers to get its air bag defect fixed. The outreach efforts for a series of massive recalls affecting 11 automakers and... Read more
Ford’s best-selling pickup is the F-150, but according to recent crash tests on its extended-cab version, Ford could be in big trouble for its decision to put profits over safety. The 2015 F... Read more
The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has issued a report that includes new ratings based on recently completed crash test results. Three more midsize SUVs achieved good or accep... Read more
As we know all too well the reports of massive numbers of recalls by the automakers dominated the news during 2014. That overshadowed some good news in the automobile industry. A report was... Read more
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has finally initiated a rulemaking to upgrade the rear underride standard for trucks. As we have mentioned in prior issues, there h... Read more
Only one minicar out of 11 tested achieved an acceptable rating in the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety’s (IIHS) small overlap front crash test. This makes these small vehicles the wor... Read more
The automobile industry continued its poor performance in the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) new crash test as half of the small cars tested did not fare well. Six of the cars... Read more
New web videos from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) offer an insider’s look at the Institute’s crash test facility in Ruckersville, Va. In “Inside IIHS,” engineers at the I... Read more
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