Insurance Institute for Highway Safety

Mike Accavitti, center right, senior vice president of automobile operations at American Honda, and Ron Cogan, editor and publisher of Green Car Journal, pose for photos in front of the 2014 Honda Accord hybrid sedan at the Los Angeles Auto Show on Thursday, Nov. 21, 2013, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

Honda tops insurance industry safety list

Honda Motor Co. has topped the insurance industry’s annual list of the safest new vehicles. (See the complete list here.) The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety on Thursday gave 39 vehicles top safety ratings for […]

12/19/2013

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Insurance group says 7 cars best in new test of systems to prevent front-end crashes

NEW YORK (AP) — Seven midsize vehicles have earned the top rating in a new insurance industry test of high-tech safety features designed to prevent front-end collisions. The Cadillac ATS and SRX, Subaru Legacy and […]

09/27/2013

Honda Civic and Honda CRVs are parked outside of a Honda car dealership. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

Six of 12 small cars do well in front crash tests

DETROIT (AP) — Six of 12 small cars performed well in front-end crash tests conducted by an insurance industry group, but some popular models fared poorly in the safety evaluations. Only the two-door and four-door […]

08/08/2013

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Tougher drunken driving threshold weighed

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal accident investigators were weighing a recommendation Tuesday that states reduce their threshold for drunken driving from the current .08 blood alcohol content to .05, a standard that has been shown to […]

05/14/2013

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