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October 20, 2017

Ford F-150 Named IIHS Top Safety Pick

Thanks to optional automatic braking, the pickup truck now qualifies for the prestigious award from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.

September 8, 2017

Buckling Up in Back

A study from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety found that many rear-seat passengers don't bother to wear seat belts on every trip. It's a decision that compromises the safety of everyone in the vehicle. Video courtesy of IIHS. For a related safety tip, click here.

May 10, 2017

IIHS Tests Show Benefits of Semitrailer Side Underride Guards

Recent crash test results from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety make a case for guards designed to prevent side underride crashes.

February 16, 2017

Honda Ridgeline Earns Top Safety Ratings

The pickup truck, already an IIHS Top Safety Pick+ winner, draws a five-star overall safety score from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

December 16, 2016

Drivers View Alcohol as Bigger Safety Threat Than Marijuana

A survey from IIHS finds, however, that motorists living in marijuana-legal states are more likely to perceive the drug as a road safety problem than motorists in other states.

October 25, 2016

Video: Pickup Truck Headlight Tests Raise Concerns

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety releases safety ratings for the headlights on 11 large and small pickup trucks.

April 12, 2016

Video: Ford F-150 Leads Pack in Latest Pickup Crash Tests

IIHS recently conducted a round of crash tests for large pickup trucks, and the results were mostly disappointing except for the Ford F-150 SuperCab.

April 12, 2016

Ford F-150 Excels in Crash Tests

This video from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety summarizes the results of a recent round of crash tests involving large pickup trucks. The Ford F-150 SuperCab was the only model to qualify as a Top Safety Pick, joining the F-150 SuperCrew, when equipped with Ford's optional forward collision warning system. For the full story, click here.

April 11, 2016

F-150 SuperCrew, SuperCab Draw Top Safety Pick

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety names the 2016 Ford F-150 pickup a Top Safety Pick for SuperCrew and SuperCab configurations.

April 1, 2016

Not All Safety Systems Are Created Equal

There are a lot of safety options available for the modern fleet’s drivers. It’s time to take a more nuanced look at the options that are available in the market today.

March 30, 2016

Video: IIHS Begins Headlight Testing for Mid-Size Cars

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety performs a round of headlight evaluations and only one model — when equipped with LED lights and high-beam assist — drew a top score.

March 17, 2016

Video: Automatic Braking to Become Standard by 2022

The agreement means that this safety technology will become widely available on passenger cars and Class 1-2 trucks without a protracted regulatory process.

January 28, 2016

Automatic Braking Cutting Rear-End Crashes

A new IIHS study finds that forward collision warning systems that include automatic emergency braking cut rear-end crash rates by 39%.

January 15, 2016

FCA US Creates Safety Advocate Role

FCA US has created a new position of safety advocate and appointed Kristen Kreibich to work on "enriching the safety culture," the automaker has announced.

August 4, 2015

Ford Upgrading Crashworthiness of 2016 F-150

The 2016 Ford F-150 will offer increased driver crash protection from the 2015 model, after the extended-cab model didn't earn the top safety rating in an insurance industry crash test, a spokesman told Automotive Fleet.

July 30, 2015

Aluminum F-150 Named IIHS Top Pick

Ford's 2015 F-150 crew cab model has been named a Top Safety Pick by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, while the extended cab model was rated as good by the group.

November 3, 2014

Fleet Safety Video Tip: Understanding Two-Lane Roundabouts

This video from the Minnesota Department of Transportation explains what rules apply when you drive through a multi-lane roundabout.

April 8, 2014

Video: GM Vehicles Top Mid-Size SUV Crash Tests

Of the nine vehicles evaluated, just two – the Chevrolet Equinox and GMC Terrain – score a “good” rating.

March 20, 2014

Video: 2014 Nissan Rogue Earns Top IIHS Safety Score

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety gives the newly redesigned crossover the highest possible overall ranking for crashworthiness.

December 30, 2013

Mitsubishi Outlander SUV Earns Highest Safety Rating

The 2014 Mitsubishi Outlander was named an Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) "Top Safety Pick+" and the 2014 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport designated the only IIHS "Top Safety Pick" model in the Small SUV category.

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