automobile safety News

Insurance Institute for Highway Safety in Va. Plans $30M Expansion

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety is planning a $30 million expansion at its Ruckersville campus. Chief administrative officer Joe Nolan tells The Daily Progress that the project includes a new, larger outdoor test track and a new indoor test …

Insurance Institute Names 4 Car Models Top Safety Picks

The Dodge Dart, the model Chrysler is betting on becoming a top-selling small car, was among four new vehicles on the U.S. market to receive a top crash-test rating by an influential safety group on Wednesday. The 2013 Dart, the …

Better Vehicle Design Is Saving Lives, Reducing Injuries

Better-designed, safer vehicles have contributed to an overall decline in crashes, deaths and injuries on U.S. roadways. In fact, design improvements between model year 2000 and model year 2008 cars helped save 2,000 lives and prevented one million occupant injuries …