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Progress on LATCH ease of use

Ratings of child restraint installation hardware are getting better.

Small overlap gap

Vehicles with good driver protection may leave passengers at risk, an IIHS study shows.

Higher speeds, slower progress

Two decades of speed limit increases have cost 33,000 lives, new IIHS research shows.

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February 16, 2017

Buick LaCrosse earns Top Safety Pick award

The redesigned Buick LaCrosse earns a good rating in the challenging small overlap front crash test and qualifies for a Top Safety Pick award from IIHS.

February 9, 2017

Allstate's Yager elected IIHS chairman

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety is pleased to announce the election of Floyd M. Yager as the new chairman of its Board of Directors. Yager is senior vice president, property product management, Allstate Insurance Company.

February 9, 2017

GEICO's Pearce elected HLDI chairman

The Highway Loss Data Institute is pleased to announce the election of H. Todd Pearce as chairman of its Board of Directors. Pearce is director and assistant actuary, GEICO pricing, product and reserving department, GEICO Corporation.

February 1, 2017

Two electric cars miss IIHS awards

The Tesla Model S and the BMW i3 fall short of meeting IIHS awards criteria, but two plug-in hybrids earn the 2017 Top Safety Pick+ award.

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