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Higher speeds, slower progress

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

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.

Latest news from the Institutes

October 25, 2016

Pickups fall short in headlight testing

Only a single pickup truck out of 11 tested is available with headlights that earn a good rating from IIHS. The headlights on the majority of pickups don't adequately light up the road.

September 30, 2016

Mercedes-Benz C-Class earns top award

The 2016 Mercedes-Benz C-Class is the latest winner of the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety's Top Safety Pick+ award.

September 29, 2016

2017 Kia Sedona earns Top Safety Pick+

The 2017 Kia Sedona qualifies for the highest award from IIHS, thanks to the addition of optional automatic braking technology.

September 27, 2016

Buick Envision gets top honors

The new midsize SUV is the first Chinese-built vehicle that IIHS has tested as part of its ratings program. It earns good ratings in all crashworthiness tests and is available with an advanced-rated front crash prevention system.

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