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February 20, 2014
Fit for the road: Older drivers' crash rates continue to drop
Today's older drivers are not only less likely to be involved in crashes than prior generations, they are less likely to be killed or seriously injured if they do crash, a new Institute study shows.
Safer vehicles benefit all occupants
Both older and younger passenger vehicle occupants are benefiting from efforts to improve protection in crashes, a recent study confirms.
Minicars fall short for small overlap frontal protection
Only 1 minicar out of 11 tested achieves an acceptable rating in the IIHS small overlap front crash test.
Easy-to-spot anchors boost tether use
Parents are more likely to use the top tether when installing a child restraint if the attachment anchor in the vehicle is easy to find, new research from IIHS and the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute indicates.
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