Safest Small Car

Before buying a small car, check out the following 2015 models of safest cars and what their ratings are – the Mini car Honda Fit, Subaru BRZ/2015 Scion FR-S, Volkswagen Golf and Volkswagen Jetta and Subaru Imprezza.

Top 10 Safest Cars 2015

The top 10 safest cars for 2015 are dominated by Asian and European cars as rated by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety or IIHS. The top choices for either small cars, SUVs, minivans, and midsize cars are Lexus, Mazda, Mercedes-Benz, Mitsubishi, BMW, Honda, Infiniti, Subaru, Toyota, Volvo, and Acura. Only one American car maker, … Read more

Rollover Test

A rollover test , particularly on-road dynamic roller test, is conducted by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) essentially on SUVS, minivans and pickups. Taller vehicles such as SUVS, pickups and minivans are more likely to rollover after a collision or sudden curving movement than the usual cars due to their high center of … Read more

Crash Test Dummies

Crash test dummies are very important media for automotive crash testing and are considered the rear life savers since the chances of a certain car model to be more road-worthy or safe rely on these test devices. The dummies mimic the weight proportions, dimensions as well as the articulation of a human body.¬† They are … Read more

Side Impact Tests

Side impact tests were started in 2003 by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) through a test program. This was parallel to the impact tests performed by the federal government on newly made passenger vehicles as part of the New Car Assessment Program (NCARP) but considered more reliable and provided better results. IIHS impact … Read more

Spring Driving Tips

Spring driving tips are very important when traveling during the wet driving conditions in April and May. After winter, millions of Americans begin traveling again for holiday road travel as well as for long weekend trips. Some important spring driving tips are suggested by the Rubber Manufacturers Association. Be sure to check the following before … Read more

Top 10 Safe Driving Tips

The top 10 safe driving tips are very reliable guidelines for vehicle drivers to practice safe driving. This will minimize the number of car crash and accidents which are the leading cause of deaths in the United States for drivers, passengers and pedestrians between the ages of 3 and 34. 1. Don’t drive when drunk. … Read more

Drug-Impaired Driving Laws in the US

Drug-impaired driving laws in nineteen states in America punish drivers who are under the influence of a drug including alcohol while driving a vehicle. A program known as the International Drug Evaluation and Classification (DEC) aims at detecting a vehicle driver impaired by drugs and the kind of drug present in the system of the … Read more