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2014 Chevy Impala (Photo Credit: General Motors)

Chevy Impala Among 8 Vehicles To Earn Top Rating For Collision Warning

The 2014 Chevrolet Impala is the only non-luxury car to earn the highest rating in tests of high-tech crash prevention systems.

05/29/2014

(Source: CBSNews)

Minicars Fare Poorly In Crash Testing

The news isn’t good for minicar buyers. The small, light vehicles performed poorly in recent crash tests by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.

01/22/2014

(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

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety recently tested all of the newest and current child safety seats on the market to see which offered the best protection.  Of the 31 booster seats tested for fit, 19 received the agency’s highest rating. (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.

11/07/2013

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?

CBS4–05/16/2013

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

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

(CBS4)

Accident Prompts Warning For Jaywalking On Calle Ocho

Miami Police are warning pedestrians walking along SW 8th Street about the dangers of jaywalking after a Friday morning accident.

CBS4–03/16/2012

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.

CBS4–10/13/2011

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