vehicle highway safety

  • IIHS Study: Weak Guards on Truck Trailers Pose Deadly Underride Threat in Crashes

    Underride Modern semitrailers generally succeed in keeping passenger vehicles from sliding underneath them, bolstering the chances of car occupants surviving a crash into the back of a large truck, recent tests by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS)show. But in crashes involving only a small portion of the truck’s rear, most semitrailers fail to prevent […]

    Posted at March 22, 2013 » By : » Categories : Blog » 0 Comment
  • IIHS Releases Data on Vehicle Crash Fatalities

    New IIHS Data on Fatalities The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) posted new data on motor vehicle crash fatalities from 2011. In 2011, a total of 32,367 people died in motor vehicle crashes, which is down 30% from a study conducted of 1975. The majority of these fatalities occurred in passenger vehicle collisions, which […]

    Posted at February 22, 2013 » By : » Categories : Blog » 0 Comment