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In vehicle-to-vehicle front crash prevention tests, the Ram 1500 avoided collisions at both 12 mph and 25 mph. In most of the vehicle-to-pedestrian tests, it avoided hitting the pedestrian dummy or slowed substantially to mitigate the force of impact.

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800+ Pedestrians Killed on Freeways in 2018

More than 800 pedestrians were killed trying to cross a freeway in 2018, which represents a significant increase from a decade earlier, according to new research from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.

IIHS Raises Criteria for Safety Awards

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety is implementing stricter standards in 2020 for vehicles to earn its Top Safety Pick and Top Safety Pick+ awards.

2020 Tacoma Crew Cab Named Top Safety Pick

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety has recognized the 2020 Toyota Tacoma crew cab with its Top Safety Pick award when the midsize pickup is outfitted with LED reflector headlights.

Pickups Still a Weighty Crash Concern

Recent research shows better crash compatibility between cars and today's SUVs offers some protection for drivers, but pickups still represent an outsize danger when they collide with cars — and the weight imbalance is probably the reason.

Ram 1500: First Large Pickup to Earn Top Safety Award

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety has given certain 2019 and the 2020 Ram 1500 Crew Cab its highest safety recognition when outfitted with specific headlights built after May and optional front crash prevention.