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IIHS Survey: Most Drivers OK with Anti-Speeding Tech in Vehicles

More than 60% of drivers would find it acceptable if their vehicle provided an audible and visual warning when they exceeded the posted speed limit.

Auggie Calibrations Meet IIHS, NHTSA Standards

AirPro Diagnostics announced that its Auggie mobile static recalibration device has been independently tested and met IIHS and NHTSA vehicle requirements.

IIHS Study: Small Overlap Crash Test Program Delivers Real-World Benefits

A new IIHS study shows that driving a vehicle that earns a good rating in their driver-side small overlap front crash test reduces your risk of dying in a real-world crash.

IIHS: Consumers Having Issues with ADAS After Repairs

A new IIHS survey indicates that among consumers who reported that at least one ADAS system had been repaired for any reason, about half said they had issues with the features after the job was completed.

Drivers Using Partial Automation Treat Vehicles as Self-Driving

Despite widespread warnings and numerous high-profile crash reports, drivers who use partial automation on a regular basis often treat their vehicles as fully self-driving.

IIHS: Few Vehicles Excel in Night Test of Pedestrian Autobrake

Three-quarters of the 7,300 pedestrian fatalities in 2021 occurred at night, when research shows most pedestrian AEB systems are less effective.

New IIHS Study Says Speeding, Risky Driving Now the New Normal

The study indicates that speeding increased during the morning and afternoon commuting hours in the early months of the COVID-19 pandemic — and drivers never slowed down.

IIHS Issues Recommendations for Automated Driving Systems

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety has issued a set of research-based safety recommendations on the design of partially automated driving systems.

64 Vehicles Earn 2020 IIHS Awards Due to Safety Technology

Sixty-four cars and SUVs qualify for an award from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) under new criteria that prioritize the protection of pedestrians in addition to vehicle occupants.

Tesla Earns its First Safety Award from IIHS

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) announced that Tesla has picked up its first award from the institute for its 2019 Model 3 – its less expensive sedan – that qualifies for a TOP SAFETY PICK+.

IIHS Researchers Find Little Benefit from Knee Airbags

A recent IIHS study shows that one increasingly common type of airbag — the knee airbag — has a negligible effect on injury risk and, in fact, may even increase it in some cases.

Study Shows Mixed Findings on Drivers’ Use of Autonomous Technology

Driving automation could reduce crashes, says IIHS, but given the low use of the systems, crash reductions are not expected to be seen any time soon.