• December 22, 2010

    Tiny Wheego Whip fails side crash test

    A recent side crash test of the 2010 electric Wheego Whip shows why low-speed vehicles like the Whip shouldn't share the road with regular traffic.

    Volume 45, Number 13
  • May 20, 2010

    Low-speed vehicles shouldn't mix with regular traffic

    More states are allowing a relatively new breed of vehicle on public roads, but crash tests by IIHS show why the mix of low-speed vehicles or minitrucks and regular traffic is a deadly combination. These vehicles don't have to meet the basic safety standards that cars and pickups do, and they aren't designed to protect their occupants in crashes.

  • October 22, 2008

    NHTSA rejects faster, heavier golf carts

    Federal regulators have rejected petitions to increase the allowable weight for low-speed vehicles and also launch a medium-speed-vehicle class.

    Volume 43, Number 9
  • April 6, 2002

    Souped-up golf carts hit the streets

    Neighborhood electric vehicles are becoming more common because of environmental incentives, but it's dangerous for these glorified golf carts to mix with regular traffic.

    Volume 37, Number 4