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IIHS announces 2020 awards criteria

IIHS announces 2020 awards criteria

Good or acceptable headlights must be standard next year for a vehicle to qualify for Top Safety Pick+. Pedestrian crash prevention is also part of the criteria.

Safety improves more quickly than before

Safety improves more quickly than before

Automakers are making safety improvements faster than ever, but they still take decades to filter into the broader U.S. fleet.

New IIHS side crash test coming soon

New IIHS side crash test coming soon

The IIHS side crash test has led to lifesaving improvements but is no longer challenging automakers. Engineers are working on an update that will raise the bar for side crash protection.

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