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Jul 28, 2016, 05:00 ET Turning off red light cameras costs lives, new research shows

 Red light camera programs in 79 large U.S. cities saved nearly 1,300 lives through 2014, researchers from the Insurance Institute for Highway...


Mar 17, 2016, 11:00 ET Hyundai Applauds NHTSA And IIHS Call For Standard Automatic Emergency Braking

 Hyundai Motor America, a strong advocate for standardizing effective safety technologies, praises the National Highway Traffic Safety...


Feb 04, 2016, 08:00 ET Teens get back in driver's seat as economy picks up

 Teenage drivers are returning to the roads, according to an analysis by the Highway Loss Data Institute (HLDI), an affiliate of the Insurance...


Dec 30, 2015, 10:00 ET 61 vehicles earn top IIHS safety ratings for 2016

  Nearly 50 vehicles meet tougher criteria for 2016 to take home a TOP SAFETY PICK+ award from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety,...


Dec 30, 2015, 10:00 ET 61 vehicles earn top IIHS safety ratings for 2016

  Nearly 50 vehicles meet tougher criteria for 2016 to take home a TOP SAFETY PICK+ award from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety,...


Dec 14, 2015, 09:00 ET Stronger economy can be bad news for highway safety

An analysis of federal crash statistics by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety shows how economic recessions and subsequent recoveries...


Dec 14, 2015, 09:00 ET Stronger economy can be bad news for highway safety

An analysis of federal crash statistics by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety shows how economic recessions and subsequent recoveries...


Dec 10, 2015, 07:00 ET 2016 Mitsubishi Outlander Awarded Insurance Institute For Highway Safety (IIHS) TOP SAFETY PICK+

 Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc. (MMNA) announced today that its redesigned and reengineered seven-passenger crossover, the 2016...


Dec 10, 2015, 07:00 ET 2016 Mitsubishi Outlander Awarded Insurance Institute For Highway Safety (IIHS) TOP SAFETY PICK+

 Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc. (MMNA) announced today that its redesigned and reengineered seven-passenger crossover, the 2016...


Dec 10, 2015, 00:15 ET Chrysler 200, All-New Fiat 500X Reprise IIHS Top Safety Pick+ Rating for 2016

- Chrysler 200 mid-size sedan, all-new 2016 Fiat 500X small crossover retain Top Safety Pick+ status, the highest rating given by IIHS...


Dec 10, 2015, 00:15 ET Chrysler 200, All-New Fiat 500X Reprise IIHS Top Safety Pick+ Rating for 2016

- Chrysler 200 mid-size sedan, all-new 2016 Fiat 500X small crossover retain Top Safety Pick+ status, the highest rating given by IIHS...


Sep 11, 2015, 00:01 ET IIHS dedicates expanded testing facility to focus on crash avoidance

 The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety began a new chapter Friday, opening an expanded testing facility that will enable it to evaluate...


Sep 01, 2015, 00:01 ET Speed cameras yield long-term safety benefits, IIHS study shows

A speed-camera program in a large community near Washington, D.C., has led to long-term changes in driver behavior and substantial reductions in...


Apr 06, 2015, 15:30 ET Ten states could cut their teen fatal crash rates in half with stronger licensing laws

 It's been nearly two decades since graduated driver licensing (GDL) programs began to take hold in the U.S., and these novice driver laws have...


Mar 10, 2015, 13:21 ET IIHS backs Global NCAP's call for safer vehicles in all world markets

 A new report released today by the Global New Car Assessment Programme, or Global NCAP, calls for minimum vehicle safety standards to be...


Aug 21, 2014, 10:00 ET All-New 2015 Honda Fit Earns a 2014 TOP SAFETY PICK Rating from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety

 The 2015 Honda Fit (http://automobiles.honda.com/fit/), the standout choice in the subcompact segment, has received a 2014 TOP SAFETY PICK...


Aug 12, 2014, 10:15 ET All-New 2015 Chrysler 200 Named a 2014 Top Safety Pick Plus by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety

- The all-new Chrysler 200 mid-size sedan earns the highest possible rating in each of six Insurance Institute for Highway Safety tests that...


Mar 26, 2014, 13:00 ET IIHS: Essential Research on Drunk Driving Shouldn't be Threatened by Controversies Over Government Spying

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) is responding to recent controversy about the effort to collect information about impaired...


Mar 20, 2014, 11:00 ET 2014 Nissan Rogue Earns Top Safety Pick Plus From IIHS

 Today, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) awarded the completely redesigned 2014 Nissan Rogue a "Top Safety Pick Plus" vehicle...