Mercedes-Benz E-Class cruises to top award

The large luxury sedan qualifies for Top Safety Pick+ when equipped with an optional front crash prevention system.

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Two Audis earn Top Safety Pick+

Two Audis earn Top Safety Pick+

The 2021 Audi Q5 and Q5 Sportback, both midsize luxury SUVs, now qualify for the Institute’s highest award.

Do age restrictions work for marijuana?

Do age restrictions work for marijuana?

Fake customers who looked underage were refused entry at every California marijuana retailer they visited as part of a new IIHS study.

Circles are safer

Circles are safer

Converting intersections to roundabouts can eliminate some of the deadliest crashes.

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