• New IIHS Ratings for Pedestrian Crash Safety

    New IIHS Ratings for Pedestrian Crash Safety

    The Insurance Institute of Highway Safety is rolling out a new crash test. However, it’s not the usual test for vehicle collisions. Instead, it measures how effective active safety systems are at preventing accidents with pedestrians. Here’s what you need to know about these new tests, what you should look for when shopping for a

  • Checking Used Cars for Collision Damage

    Checking Used Cars for Collision Damage

    Almost any car accident will cause major cosmetic and structural damage. If repaired correctly, the look, function and safety of the vehicle can be restored. You might make sure this happens when your own car is in a collision, but what about a car you’re about to buy? Here are some ways you can identify

  • Staying Safe at Railroad Crossings

    Staying Safe at Railroad Crossings

    It’s easy to drive through railroad crossings without paying much attention to them, but each time we do so, we risk a serious, possibly fatal accident. Every three hours, a person or vehicle is struck by a train in the U.S. A collision with a train is 40 times more likely to result in death

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