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Volkswagen GTI earns safety award

Volkswagen GTI earns safety award

The small car earns a Top Safety Pick award when equipped with optional front crash prevention and available LED headlights that earn an acceptable rating.

Better restraints needed in back seat

Better restraints needed in back seat

A new study of crashes in which belted rear-seat passengers were killed or seriously injured suggests better restraint systems are needed.

Speed limit increases tied to 37,000 deaths

Speed limit increases tied to 37,000 deaths

Rising speed limits over the past 25 years have cost nearly 37,000 lives, including more than 1,900 in 2017 alone, a new IIHS study shows.

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