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Crashes avoided

Vehicles with front crash prevention are less likely to to rear-end other vehicles.

A new chapter in vehicle research

A major expansion of the IIHS testing facility will allow for year-round crash avoidance evaluations.

First LATCH ease-of-use ratings

Only three vehicles earn good ratings for their child seat attachment hardware.

Latest news from the Institutes

July 28, 2016

Red light camera shut-offs cost lives

Red light camera programs in 79 large U.S. cities saved nearly 1,300 lives through 2014, new research shows. When such programs are shut down, the rate of fatal red-light-running crashes shoots up 30 percent.

July 26, 2016

Hyundai Elantra earns Top Safety Pick+

The small car, redesigned for 2017, qualifies for the top award from IIHS, thanks to a good small overlap front rating and a superior-rated front crash prevention system.

July 14, 2016

Kia Sorento earns Top Safety Pick+ award

An available automatic braking system puts the midsize SUV among the winners of the top award from IIHS.

July 12, 2016

Most small SUV headlights rate poor

Only four small SUVs out of 21 tested are available with acceptable headlights, and none earns a good headlight rating.

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