Crash test

This undated photo provided by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety shows he Honda Fit during a crash test.  (AP Photo/Insurance Institute for Highway Safety)

Subcompact cars fare poorly in new crash tests

DETROIT (AP) — Subcompact cars fared poorly in new crash tests performed by an insurance industry group. None of the 12 minicars tested got the highest rating of “good” from the Insurance Institute for Highway […]


MGA Research Corp. staff preping a crash test dog for testing. Subaru and the Center for Pet Safety in Manassas, Virginia. (AP Photo/Subaru)

Crash test doggies help to improve pet safety in autos

LOS ANGELES (AP) — To make the world safer for pets, Lindsey Wolko had to design an indestructible dog. Two years and hundreds of thousands of dollars later, her nonprofit Center for Pet Safety in […]



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