Performance Of Pedestrian Emergency Braking Systems Drops Significantly At Night

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has found that the performance of the automatic emergency braking systems aimed at saving pedestrians’ lives suffers significantly when the sun goes down. The institute looked at the performance of 23 vehicles, among them midsize cars, SUVs, and small pickups. Just four earned its highest “Superior” rating, while […]

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Only One Mid-Size Car Got A Good Score In New IIHS T-Bone Test Simulating Crash With SUV

Just one of seven popular midsize cars managed to earn an overall “Good” rating in a recent round of preliminary side impact crash tests run using the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety’s (IIHS) new, tougher safety requirements. The Subaru Outback is the only vehicle in its field (made up entirely of 2022 model year vehicles) […]

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Pickup Trucks Struggle To Meet New IIHS Seat Belt Reminder Warnings

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has found that just one of the 10 popular pickup trucks it recently tested satisfy its new requirements for seatbelt reminder warnings. That’s of particular importance in pickup trucks, whose occupants are less likely to buckle up. Of the 10 mainstream, crew cab pickup trucks tested by the […]

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