New crash test spotlights back-seat safety

The updated moderate overlap front crash test incorporates a dummy in the second row to encourage automakers to improve safety for passengers seated in the rear. Only two of 15 small SUVs tested earn a good rating.

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Do as I say, not as I do

Do as I say, not as I do

Parents are more likely than other drivers to use their phones for video calls and other Internet-enabled tasks behind the wheel.

Three more automakers fulfill AEB pledge

Three more automakers fulfill AEB pledge

Fifteen manufacturers have fulfilled a voluntary agreement to equip virtually all their light-duty vehicles with automatic emergency braking a year ahead of the deadline.

A Safe System is a slower system

A Safe System is a slower system

The Safe System approach recognizes that human error shouldn’t cost people their lives. We can make our roads more forgiving by fixing our speed problem with a variety of tools.

By David Harkey

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For decades, IIHS has been a leader in finding out what works and doesn't work to prevent motor vehicle crashes from happening in the first place and to minimize injuries in the crashes that still occur.