Introducing teens to driving technology

Parents have mixed opinions about the role features like blindspot monitoring and lane departure warning should play in teaching their teens to drive.

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Rear autobrake cuts backing crashes

Rear autobrake cuts backing crashes

Insurance claims data show that rear automatic emergency braking offers big benefits.

Industry makes progress on standard autobrake

Industry makes progress on standard autobrake

Ten automakers are ahead of schedule in fulfilling a voluntary commitment to equip nearly all new light vehicles with automatic emergency braking.

Automakers whittle down headlight choices

Automakers whittle down headlight choices

At least 10 manufacturers have improved their headlight offerings in the quest for an IIHS Top Safety Pick+ award.

pedestrian safety

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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.