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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

May 24, 2016

Muscle cars fall short of safety awards

IIHS evaluates the Chevrolet Camaro, Dodge Challenger and Ford Mustang, and none meets the standards for Top Safety Pick.

May 19, 2016

Lincoln MKX earns highest award

The redesigned Lincoln MKX earns the IIHS Top Safety Pick+ award, thanks to across-the-board good crashworthiness ratings and a superior-rated front crash prevention system.

May 17, 2016

Hyundai Santa Fe Sport earns top award

The Hyundai Santa Fe Sport improves from a marginal to a good rating in the IIHS small overlap front test. When equipped with optional front crash prevention, the midsize SUV is a Top Safety Pick+ winner.

May 6, 2016

IIHS hosts underride roundtable

Policymakers, industry leaders, researchers and safety advocates gathered at the Vehicle Research Center to discuss ways to reduce deadly underride in crashes with large trucks.

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