Bigger, heavier vehicles protect their occupants better.
November 17, 2011
Hybrids have lower injury odds
Hybrids have a safety edge over their conventional twins, new HLDI research shows. The lower injury odds are in large part due to their bigger weight.
September 28, 2011
Vehicle compatibility improves
Recent changes to SUVs and cars have made crashes involving the two vehicle types less dangerous. Even pickups aren't nearly the danger to people in cars that they were before.
May 20, 2010
Low-speed vehicles don't belong on roads
More and more, low-speed vehicles and minitrucks are being allowed on public roads next to larger, faster-moving vehicles. New crash tests show why this is a terrible idea.
October 30, 1999
Putting the crash compatibility issue in perspective
February 14, 1998
Crash compatibility: how vehicle type, weight affect outcomes
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