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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 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.

April 12, 2016

Higher speed limits lead to more deaths

Two decades of speed limit increases have nearly canceled out the safety gains from frontal airbags.

April 12, 2016

Pickups struggle with small overlap test

Some 2016 model large pickups aren't as tough as they look when it comes to performance in a small overlap front crash.  

April 7, 2016

Kia Sportage earns top award

The small SUV's small overlap front rating has improved from poor to good, and its new optional front crash prevention system rates superior.

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