Catalytic converters make 2004-09 Toyota Prius an unlikely theft target
18 nov. 2021 00h01 HE | Insurance Institute for Highway Safety
ARLINGTON, Va., Nov. 18, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- A spike in demand for precious metals has made Toyota Prius vehicles that are more than 10 years old an unlikely target of thieves, a recent report...
Small SUVs struggle in new, tougher side test
27 oct. 2021 00h01 HE | Insurance Institute for Highway Safety
ARLINGTON, Va., Oct. 27, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety is introducing a new, tougher side crash test to address higher-speed crashes that continue to cause...
Good IIHS headlight ratings linked to lower crash rates
14 oct. 2021 00h01 HE | Insurance Institute for Highway Safety
ARLINGTON, Va., Oct. 14, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The headlight ratings program developed by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety is reducing dangerous nighttime crashes in the real world, a...
Driving technology promises large safety benefits for teens
02 sept. 2021 00h01 HE | Insurance Institute for Highway Safety
ARLINGTON, Va., Sept. 02, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Crash avoidance features and teen-specific vehicle technologies have the potential to prevent or mitigate up to three-quarters of fatal crashes...
Crash rates jump in wake of marijuana legalization, new studies show
17 juin 2021 00h01 HE | Insurance Institute for Highway Safety
ARLINGTON, Va., June 17, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- More evidence is emerging that crash rates go up when states legalize recreational use and retail sales of marijuana. Crash rates spiked with the...
Consumer Reports, IIHS update vehicle recommendations for Class of ’21
20 mai 2021 00h01 HE | Insurance Institute for Highway Safety
ARLINGTON, Va., and YONKERS, N.Y., May 20, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Consumer Reports (CR) and the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) have updated their list of affordable, safe and...
With more electric vehicles comes more proof of safety
22 avr. 2021 00h01 HE | Insurance Institute for Highway Safety
ARLINGTON, Va., April 22, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Evidence is growing that electric vehicles are at least as safe as conventional ones, with two more vehicles that run exclusively on battery power...
Choices expand for safety-conscious consumers, as 90 vehicles earn IIHS awards
24 févr. 2021 00h01 HE | Insurance Institute for Highway Safety
ARLINGTON, Va., Feb. 24, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety is recognizing 49 models for providing the highest level of safety — more than double the number that...
Vehicle choice, crash differences help explain women’s higher injury risk
11 févr. 2021 00h01 HE | Insurance Institute for Highway Safety
ARLINGTON, Va., Feb. 11, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Women are much more likely than men to suffer a serious injury when they are involved in a crash, but much of the heightened risk is related to the...
Is Raising the Speed Limit Worth the Risk?
28 janv. 2021 00h01 HE | Insurance Institute for Highway Safety
WASHINGTON, D.C., Jan. 28, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Drivers want to save time, and local transportation agencies want to improve traffic flow, but at what cost? With posted speed limits increasing...