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Risk factors for teenage drivers

Geico has issued a guide to parents of novice drivers on what factors most influence the chances of teenagers being involved in serious collisions. US insurance company, Geico, has issued advice to the parents of teenage drivers to enable them …

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Optional AEB brings top US safety rating to Nissan

The IIHS has awarded the Nissan Altima its Top Safety Pick Plus rating with autonomous emergency braking being a defining feature on the car. In North America, Nissan now has three 2016 vehicles on sale which have the TSP+ (Top …

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2015 model child safety seat ratings released

New child safety seats on the US market for 2015 have been analysed and rated by Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. Today, the USA’s Insurance Institute for Highway Safety  (IIHS) is releasing ratings for children’s booster seats on how well …

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Volvo flagship model gains top IIHS ranking

US vehicle crash test organisation IIHS provides highest ranking on the latest XC90 model from Volvo. After recently receiving the top score available in crash testing at Euro NCAP, the latest Volvo XC90 has also picked up the highest accolade …

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Top safety pick rating for large pickup truck

Ford’s latest F-150 gains 5-star ranking for occupant protection and the IIHS top safety pick accolade in recent crash tests. The latest version of the Ford F-150 is the first pickup in America to earn an Insurance Institute for Highway …

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F-150 Cab configurations result in different crash test results

IIHS has crash tested the latest aluminium bodied Ford F-150 with marked differences in results depending on cab configuration. The aluminium bodied 2015 Ford F-150 crew cab has swept the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety’s full slate of crashworthiness evaluations …

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Study shows USA child seat installation ease using LATCH

The IIHS has compared different vehicle makes fitted with the LATCH child seat installation system for ease of use by consumers. Similar to ISOFIX in the European market, LATCH (Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children) is a system that uses …

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Nissan Sentra picks up top US safety award

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety has bestowed its coveted Top Safety Pick rating on the latest Nissan Sentra model. The inclusion of the latest passive safety technology and some Advanced Driver Assist Systems (ADAS) on the 2015 model of …

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National Teen Driver Safety Week starts in USA

Insurance company GEICO urges teenage drivers in America to exercise caution in four key safety areas as National Teen Driver Safety Week starts in the country. Running from October 19th until the 25th, the USA is running its annual National …

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Three large luxury cars crash tested at IIHS with mixed results

The small overlap crash test at the IIHS lab has resulted in three very different results for Infiniti, BMW and Lincoln models. America’s Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) introduced the small overlap crash test two years ago and involves …

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