Precious Cargo: NHTSA expands child seat testing to include side impact ‘t-bone’ test

Washington, D.C. — The U.S.’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration granted final approval on Monday to a set of updates to testing requirements for child safety seats which introduced a 48 km/h side impact “t-bone” test to the list of requirements. “Side-impact collisions cause serious injuries and deaths in young children each year,” said NHTSA […]

Illuminating Results: IIHS releases report on headlight-related accident prevention

Toronto, Ontario — The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) says its headlight ratings are doing the job, as the organization reports that vehicles equipped with “good”-rated headlights are successfully staying out of collisions on the road. According to IIHS, vehicles with a “good” rating in the IIHS evaluation have nighttime crash rates that are […]