New Crash Test Aims to Drive Improvements in Protecting People in Frontal Crashes

This article describes results from a new small overlap frontal crash test, designed by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. The test was added to the Institute’s suite of tests in order to help consumers pick the safest vehicles. Results from the tests showed that only 3 of 11 midsize luxury and near-luxury vehicles that were tested earned good or acceptable ratings in the new test.


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  • Accession Number: 01496270
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Oct 24 2013 11:41AM