(Source: CBS4)

Cars Not Created Equally When It Comes To Car Seat Installation

A good car seat is only part of the equation for child safety.


Mini Cooper Countryman crash test. (Source: IIHS)

IIHS: Small Cars Fare Poorly In Crash Tests

The four-door Mini Cooper Countryman was the only one of 12 cars to earn a top rating of “good” in new frontal crash tests.


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

(Source: iihs.org)

IIHS Names Safest Cars On The Road

onda Motor Co. has topped the insurance industry’s annual list of the safest new vehicles.

CBS Miami–12/19/2013

(Source: IIHS)

Safety Agency Tests Booster Seats

Choosing a booster seat to keep their children safe can be a confusing and daunting task for parents. But help is mouse click away.


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

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?


Crash Test (Source: Insurance Institute for Highway Safety)

Midsize Cars Outperform Luxury Cars In Crash Tests

When it comes to safety and cars, much like with love, money can’t buy you everything. According to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, a group of moderately priced cars outperformed luxury cars in new frontal crash tests.

CBS Miami–12/20/2012

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Study: Car Design Make Car Seat Usage Problematic

If you’ve ever tried to install a car seat, you know how frustrating it can be for even the most seasoned parent. According to the Insurance Institute of Highway Safety, there’s a reason for this, cars aren’t being set up properly to make car seat installation easy.


Booster Seats

Insurance Institute Names 31 Boosters ‘Best Bets’

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety says it’s now easier than ever for parents to find safe booster seats for children.