Insurance Institute for Highway Safety

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Name: Insurance Institute for Highway Safety
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Seniors struggle with roundabouts

Roundabouts are circular causeways that allow traffic to flow in a four-way intersection without stop lights or signs. This new way of managing traffic is meant to save lives, but they have some older driver's heads' spinning.AARP runs a program that ... [Published FOXNews.com - 1 hour ago]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated 9 hours ago - 2 reports

Cell Phone Bans Failing To Curb Accident Rates

If any legislators were hoping banning cell phone use behind the wheel would cut down on accidents and fatalities linked to distracted driving, it may have been all for naught according to a handful of studies on the matter.Autoblog reports the most recent ... [Published The Truth About Cars - 9 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 21 hours ago - 1 reports

Car Shopping For A Teen? Here's What You Need To Know

[embedded content] Teen drivers are the most vulnerable motorists on the road. They take unnecessary risks. They're inexperienced. They're more likely to sit behind the wheel of used cars that don't contain the latest safety technology.It's no wonder ... [Published AOL.com - 21 hours ago]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Guidelines for Buying a Used Car for a Teen Driver

Many teens drive vehicles that don't offer good crash protection and lack important safety features, according to new research by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.The insurance institute, known for its safety ratings of new vehicles, is out ... [Published Crosswalk - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

2015 Nissan Quest Review, Ratings, Specs, Prices, and Photos

The Basics: The 2015 Nissan Quest is a minivan that confuses us–at least in part–with its seating versatility and safety ratings that are only average, despite its family-friendly intentions. However, it's more rewarding to drive than its competitors, ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

70 mph speed limit pros and cons: Is it worth it?

70mphsign.jpgThe speed limit on a stretch of the Pennsylvania Turnpike is now 70 mph. By next year, the entire 500-mile stretch of the Turnpike and sections of other interstates in Pennsylvania could see the higher speed limit, state officials said. (Mark ... [Published PennLive.com - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Practice Helmet Safety

6:03PMAs a soon-to-be graduated Family Nurse Practitioner, focus on safety and injury prevention are high priorities in my future profession.  With summer still in full swing, I would like to remind parents about the importance of bicycle safety.  Obesity ... [Published Wooster Daily Record - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Teenager cars are older, smaller and less safe

Many teenagers are driving vehicles that do not offer good crash protection or lack important safety technology, according to research released Wednesday by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, a group financed by the insurance industry.The study ... [Published Deccan Herald - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

SUVs, crossovers outsell sedans for the first time ever

By For many years, SUVs and crossovers have been strong sellers in the U.S. -- heck, they're one of the reasons that Volkswagen hasn't been able to keep up with its competitors. (Though that may soon change.)Still, sales of SUVs and crossovers have never ... [Published KWWL - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

2015 Dodge Dart Earns NHTSA Five-Star Safety Rating

The 2015 Dodge Dart has earned the highest safety rating from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).The sedan earned five stars in the front and side crash tests while getting four stars in the rollover crash test, giving it an overall ... [Published AutoGuide.com - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

[VIDEO] 2015 Hyundai Sonata gets tested out by IIHS

If you were looking for a new family car in the United States and the 2015 Hyundai Sonata was what drew you, but you were concerned in its safety, don’t be, because the model in question has been recently crash tested by the Insurance Institute for Highway ... [Published Inautonews - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Many parents pick wrong cars for their teenagers

Many teenagers are driving cars that are poorly matched to their driving skills, according to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.The institute released its first list of recommended used vehicles for teens after finding in a survey of 500 parents ... [Published Erie Times-News - Jul 22 2014]

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Justin Green, 35, of Norristown, uses the turnpike every day to deliver medical equipment for work. "I drive for a living so (the higher speed limit) does help outout in certain circumstances. I don't think 5 mph makes that big a difference" he said
...Anne McCartt, senior vice president for research at IIHS, says parents should consider paying a little bit more. "Unfortunately, it's very difficult to get a safe vehicle for a teenager at the prices most people are paying" she said
"It was pretty clear to us that there was no compelling evidence of a decrease in accidents" - Daniel Kaffine
...Schoch said. With driving too fast for conditions being the leading cause of crashes, "the concern we have, as we move to 70 mph, is will it exacerbate that problem or not" he said at a news conference in Middletown, Pa

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Seniors struggle with roundabouts [Published FOXNews.com - 1 hour ago]
Extended Electric Range: 2014 Toyota Prius Plug-In [Published Auto Trends Magazine - 3 hours ago]
Driven: 2014 Chevrolet Cruze [Published New York Daily News - 4 hours ago]
Cell Phone Bans Failing To Curb Accident Rates [Published The Truth About Cars - 9 hours ago]
Speed limit to rise to 70 mph on stretch of I-380 [Published Citizens Voice - 11 hours ago]
Importance of CAPA Reinforced by Bumper Test [Published Auto Sphere - 15 hours ago]
Drivers praise turnpike speed limit increase [Published Bucks County Courier Times - 20 hours ago]
Car Shopping For A Teen? Here's What You Need T... [Published AOL.com - 21 hours ago]
CAPA Brings Certified Automotive Parts to Korea [Published BodyShop Business - 23 hours ago]
Cellphone bans don't reduce accidents, research... [Published Autoblog - Jul 23 2014]
PennDOT to join Pennsylvania Turnpike in testin... [Published Insurance News Net - Jul 23 2014]
Guidelines for Buying a Used Car for a Teen Driver [Published Crosswalk - Jul 23 2014]
2015 Nissan Quest Review, Ratings, Specs, Price... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 23 2014]
70 mph speed limit pros and cons: Is it worth it? [Published PennLive.com - Jul 23 2014]
Mandatory Helmet Law Targeted By Opponents [Published Online PR News - Jul 23 2014]
2015 Mazda models finding their way to Joliet, IL [Published Wall Street Select - Jul 23 2014]
Raw to the Core: 2014 Dodge Challenger SRT [Published Auto Trends Magazine - Jul 23 2014]
2015 Mazda models finding their way to Joliet, IL [Published Indianapolis Business Journal - Jul 23 2014]
Meet your second car: How the small, slender, $... [Published MIS Asia - Jul 23 2014]
Practice Helmet Safety [Published Wooster Daily Record - Jul 22 2014]
How New Cars Will Prevent Pedestrian Injuries [Published AutoGuide.com - Jul 22 2014]
Teenager cars are older, smaller and less safe [Published Deccan Herald - Jul 22 2014]
SUVs, crossovers outsell sedans for the first t... [Published KWWL - Jul 22 2014]
American Luxury Sedan: 2014 Lincoln MKZ [Published Auto Trends Magazine - Jul 22 2014]
2015 Dodge Dart Earns NHTSA Five-Star Safety Ra... [Published AutoGuide.com - Jul 22 2014]
[VIDEO] 2015 Hyundai Sonata gets tested out by ... [Published Inautonews - Jul 22 2014]
Many parents pick wrong cars for their teenagers [Published Erie Times-News - Jul 22 2014]
Child seatbelt laws, who's cracking down? [Published WPTV TV Channel 5 - Jul 22 2014]
Feds Give 2015 Ford Fiesta Four Out of Five Sta... [Published Auto World News - Jul 21 2014]
Crash Avoidance [Published RoadSafe - Jul 21 2014]
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Cellphone bans don't reduce accidents, research... [Published Autoblog - Jul 23 2014]
Filed under: Government/Legal , Safety , Technology , Infotainment "It was pretty clear to us that there was no compelling evidence of a decrease in accidents" - Daniel Kaffine Common sense says that talking on a cellphone while driving is ...
9 Hybrid Sedans With 5-Star Safety Ratings for ... [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Jul 21 2014]
Since fuel economy and safety routinely top the list of priorities of auto consumers, hybrid sedans have an obvious appeal for American families. Unlike the variable factors involved with mpg ratings, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration ...
Watch the 2015 Hyundai Sonata crash its way to ... [Published Autoblog - Jul 18 2014]
Filed under: Sedan , Safety , Videos , Hyundai Hyundai has managed to get another vehicle on the prestigious Insurance Institute for Highway Safety's Top Safety Pick + , as its new 2015 Sonata sedan performed admirably in crash testin ...
Finding a safe car for your teenager to drive [Published Latest Econwatch Headlines - CBS News - Jul 17 2014]
A look at some of the safe models recommended by The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety ...
IIHS issues recommendations on used vehicles fo... [Published Full Text Reports... - Jul 17 2014]
IIHS issues recommendations on used vehicles for teens after research finds many aren’t driving the safest ones Source: Insurance Institute for Highway Safety Many teenagers are driving vehicles that don’t offer good crash protection and lack important ...
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IIHS: Essential Research on Drunk Driving Shoul... [Published Financial Services - Mar 26 2014]
Honda lanza totalmente nuevo Fit 2015 en la Fer... [Published PR Newswire - Jan 14 2014]
Honda Introduces All-New 2015 Fit at North Amer... [Published PR Newswire - Jan 13 2014]
Five Subaru Models Now Rated As 2014 IIHS Top S... [Published PR Newswire - Dec 20 2013]
American Honda lidera la industria con seis veh... [Published PR Newswire - Dec 19 2013]
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