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
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
For the first time, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has conducted crash tests on small SUVs to measure front-corner impact, which accounts for about 24 percent of injuries... Read more
Lawyers in our firm have handled a number of side impact cases that involved the issue of “crashworthiness.” All of the cases involved either death or severe disabling injuries. According to... Read more
We seldom have the opportunity to applaud efforts of the automobile industry in the Report. But when their efforts to improve the safety of their vehicles start making a difference, we shoul... Read more
As many of you know, motorcycle use in on the rise in this country. In the last decade, motorcycle ridership has increased over 50%. No longer are motorcyclists limited to the “easy rider” s... Read more
The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety has found that booster seats are doing a poor job of improving the fit of lap and shoulder belts for children. Booster seats are meant to do one th... Read more
Traffic deaths in the United States declined last year, reaching the lowest level in more than a decade, according to a government report. An estimated 41,059 people were killed in highway c... Read more
The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety says automakers are improving the crashworthiness of their vehicles and quickly installing side airbags and electronic stability control, an import... Read more
Statistics have shown us over the years that car crashes cause a great number of teenage deaths each year. The Alabama Legislature will have an opportunity to do something during the current... Read more
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