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2014-03-26 12:21:46

ARLINGTON, Va., March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) is responding to recent controversy about the effort to collect information about impaired driving through a voluntary survey, which has led to a backlash amid concerns about privacy. Researchers conducting the National Roadside Survey of Alcohol and Drugged Driving work with local police to safely stop drivers, who are then asked to participate. Survey workers collect breath,...

2014-03-20 12:21:33

NASHVILLE, Tenn., March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) awarded the completely redesigned 2014 Nissan Rogue a "Top Safety Pick Plus" vehicle safety rating, which is the group's highest-available ranking. The 2014 Rogue scored "Good" in all five "Top Safety Pick" categories and earned "Top Safety Pick Plus" status with a basic rating for front crash prevention for models equipped with optional Forward Collision Warning....

2014-03-15 23:03:41

Spinal injuries and mild traumatic brain injuries are on the rise, although the number of fatalities from motor vehicle collisions (MVC) has reached an all-time low in recent years. Innovations such as laminated windshields, collapsable steering wheels, more effective restraint systems, and an increasingly more crashworthy overall structure have greatly improved the survivability of these crashes. Amarillo, Texas (PRWEB) March 15, 2014 Spinal injuries and mild traumatic brain injuries are...

2014-02-11 08:20:25

- 2014 Honda Odyssey achieves highest Overall Vehicle Score, 5-Stars TORRANCE, Calif., Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- America's most popular minivan(1), the 2014 Honda Odyssey, has received a 5-Star Overall Vehicle Score, the top score available, in the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) New Car Assessment Program (NCAP). This means the 2014 Odyssey is the only minivan to earn the highest possible rating of TOP SAFETY PICK+ from the IIHS, including a top score...

2014-02-03 04:20:22

- Four 2014 Honda models made in America achieve a TOP SAFETY PICK+ rating from Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, more than any other brand TORRANCE, Calif., Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Honda has more top safety-rated vehicles made in America than any other automaker.[1] Four 2014 Honda models - the Honda Accord Sedan, Honda Accord Coupe, Honda Civic Sedan and Honda Odyssey - have earned the highest possible rating of TOP SAFETY PICK+ from the Insurance Institute for Highway...

2014-01-31 23:35:17

Preston Hyundai thinks that the 2014 Hyundai Equus is the best luxury sedan. The Hyundai Equus has features they feel make it top notch. Hurlock, Maryland (PRWEB) January 31, 2014 Preston Hyundai feels the 2014 Hyundai Equus is the number one choice when looking for a luxury sedan. They love the Hyundai Equus so much that they have created an excellent inventory of it. Ever since the Equus was introduced, Preston Hyundai was impressed with the vehicle and all of the great features that...

2013-12-31 12:20:05

ARLINGTON, Va., Dec. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- All-terrain vehicles are made for offroad use, but large numbers of people take their ATVs on public roads, where they are generally prohibited. About 1,700 ATV riders died in crashes on public roads in the United States from 2007 to 2011 according to a new study from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131231/DC39038) Although many ATVs can reach highway speeds,...

2013-12-19 20:20:34

- 2014MY Legacy, Outback, and Forester (with Optional EyeSight) receive 2014 TSP+ and highest possible rating of "Superior" for Front Crash Prevention CHERRY HILL, N.J., Dec. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Subaru of America, Inc. today announced that the all-new, 2014MY Forester has been joined by the 2014MY Legacy and Outback (with Optional EyeSight) to be named as 2014 Top Safety Pick Plus by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) along with the highest possible rating of...

2013-12-19 20:20:21

ARLINGTON, Va., Dec. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Twenty-two vehicles earn the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety's highest safety award for 2014, TOP SAFETY PICK+, thanks to a high level of protection in crashes and the availability of front crash prevention technology to avoid many collisions in the first place. An additional 17 earn TOP SAFETY PICK by meeting the crashworthiness criteria alone. IIHS is using new criteria for the awards this year. TOP SAFETY PICK requires good...

2013-12-19 20:20:10

-- The 2014 Legacy, Outback and Forester with optional EyeSight receive IIHS' highest standard of safety, the 2014 TSP+ award and highest rating of superior for front crash prevention. -- 2014 Impreza and XV Crosstrek awarded IIHS TSP rating. MISSISSAUGA, ON, Dec. 19, 2013 /CNW/ - Subaru Canada, Inc. is pleased to announce that the 2014 Legacy, Outback and Forester, equipped with Subaru's EyeSight technology, have claimed the Insurance...