Electronic stability control and strong roofs help prevent rollover deaths.
May 29, 2014
Side airbags reduce rollover deaths
Side airbags that deploy in rollover crashes reduce deaths of front seat occupants by 41 percent in rollovers, a NHTSA study shows.
September 27, 2013
Rollovers of the future will be different
Electronic stability control, strong roofs and other improvements are rapidly cutting rollover injuries. The ones that remain will look different.
April 26, 2011
Ejection rule could change side airbags
A new federal standard means side airbags will deploy in rollovers as well as side impacts. IIHS supports the rule but has concerns about other changes it requires.
December 2, 2010
Strong roofs protect people in rollovers
New research from government researchers backs up the Institute’s findings about the importance of roof strength in rollover crashes.
November 3, 2010
NHTSA issues warning on large vans
Two deadly crashes prompt a government advisory on 15-passenger vans.
August 21, 2010
Most new roof strength ratings are good
Automakers have been improving occupant protection in rollover crashes.
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