SUVs, once notoriously dangerous due to their tendency to rollover at high speeds, are now among the safest vehicles to travel in when fitted with the latest generation of electronic stability control systems, rollover mitigation technology and reinforced roofs. The finding is based on research conducted by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), which compared statistics of driver death rates over the years. The institute looked at the period between 2006 and 2009 and found that the number of driver deaths per million registered vehicles--of all types--was 48. This represents a...
2011 Buick Enclave Features Rollover Prediction Technology
Despite the attention they garner, rollovers are among the rarest of vehicle crashes though they can be the most dangerous. According to the NHTSA, rollovers accounted for 2.2 percent of all vehicle crashes, though fatalities from these crashes amounted to 35.4 percent of all traffic deaths. Not...Viknesh Vijayenthiran
New Roof Design Earns 2010 Cadillac SRX IIHS Top Safety Pick Award
Anyone in the market for the new 2010 Cadillac SRX can rest assure they are buying one of the safest crossovers available as the vehicle has just earned the highest safety rating from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). Joining other safe crossovers like the 2009 Toyota Venza and...Viknesh Vijayenthiran