Brian Cooley runs down new research by the IIHS and Virginia Tech Transportation Institute on driver distraction and what causes it.
The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety rounds up its testing of 2013 model cars, finding 13 that meet its highest criteria for safety.
The list of winners of the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety's Top Safety Pick award is longer this year. The list includes vehicles in nearly every size category the IIHS evaluates--from minicars to pickups.
The Insurance Institute of Highway Safety (IIHS) named 115 vehicles as Top Safety Picks. The list includes 18 new vehicles for 2012, and 97 models from 2011, that award carry over to 2012.
Tesla released data about crash tests, showing that it not only earned 5-star ratings from NHTSA in every category, but proved to be safer than any other car on the road.
Volvo XC60s equipped with City Safety frontal crash avoidance technology get into 27 percent fewer fender benders than other comparable SUVs, according to the IIHS.
The twin sports coupes from Toyota and Subaru earn the Top Safety Pick award from the IIHS, making each a solid consumer choice in both safety and performance.
A J.D. Power and Associates study found that approximately a third of car buyers are interested in autonomous vehicles, but fewer are willing to pay for it.
Saab ships its all-new 9-4X crossover to U.S. showrooms. The 9-4X was recently awarded Top Safety Pick by IIHS.
German researchers devise and test a system that reads brain activity to detect drivers' intent to hit the brakes. They say it leads to faster braking times and could help prevent collisions.