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SUV Crash Test. (Source: Institute for Highway Safety)

Only 2 Midsize SUVs Get Top Rating In Crash Tests

Only two of nine midsize SUVs got the highest rating in crash tests done by an insurance industry group.

CBS Miami–04/08/2014

2013 Honda Civic overlap crash test by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (Source: IIHS.com)

Small Cars Struggle In New Crash Tests

Just half of the dozen small cars the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety featured in recent crash tests managed to earn a good or acceptable rating from the group.

CBS Miami–08/08/2013

(Source: CBS4)

Tests On Dog Harnesses Show 100 Percent Failure Rate

A first-of-its-kind crash test for dog harnesses widely used by pet owners showed that none offer adequate protection, with not a single harness passing the test.

CBS Miami–06/21/2013

The structure of the 2014 Subaru Forester, left, held up well in the small overlap front test. The 2012 Nissan Rogue's poor structural performance was more typical of the small SUVs tested.

Small SUV’s Struggle In New Crash Tests

Small SUV’s have been all the rage of the car market in the last few years. From Ford’s Escape to Honda’s CRV and the new Buick Encore, the smaller SUV’s are starting to dominate the road. But how much will they protect you in a crash?

CBS4–05/16/2013

Crash Test (Source: Insurance Institute for Highway Safety)

Luxury Cars Lag On New Crash Tests

High-priced luxurious cars are beautiful to look at but that beauty may be only skin deep when it comes to driver and passenger safety.

08/14/2012