All newly manufactured vehicles to be sold in the U.S. are required as of Tuesday to have backup cameras equipped as a standard feature. Advocates for the rule, which was mandated by the National Highway Transportation Safety Agency in 2014, hope today’s milestone will lead to fewer instances of
Light poles, parked cars, shopping carts and running children are just a few examples of the many dangers on the minds of drivers when they throw their vehicles in reverse. As automakers roll out technology to help minimize those risks, a recent study has analyzed how effective the features are in
A consumer advocacy group is calling for a recall of all 2017 Chrysler Pacifica's because the federal government has received more than 50 complaints that say the minivans stalled during operation. In addition to its plea to Chrysler, the nonprofit Center for Auto Safety will file a petition with
The survey showed that people don't buckle up when riding in the back seat, on short trips or when taking taxis or Ubers; not wearing a seat belt in the back seat is only illegal in 20 states.
Adults are far less likely to buckle their seat belt when riding in the back seat, according to a new survey from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.
One in five vehicles earned top ratings in the Insurance Institute of Highway Safety's tests, the organization announced today. IIHS evaluates "crashworthiness" (how well a car protects its occupants during a collision) as well as "crash avoidance and mitigation" (features like automatic breaking
The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety released its annual list of top-rated vehicles.
Companies that make child booster seats for vehicles are getting better at designing them to protect kids, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety said Thursday.
Owners of the top-selling pickup truck in the United States may be disappointed that it was among the poorest performers in a recent test of headlight effectiveness. The number one seller, Ford's F-150, received multiple "poor" ratings on both its halogen and LED headlights in the new study by the