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A total of 73 bike helmets have earned a 5-star rating for concussion protection from Virginia Tech since the ratings were launched in 2018.

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Component thieves target Toyota Prius

Component thieves target Toyota Prius

Catalytic converters from older Prius models command high prices on the scrap market.

Small SUVs struggle in new side test

Small SUVs struggle in new side test

Only one out of 20 small SUVs earns a good rating in a new, more stringent side-impact test designed to further reduce crash fatalities.

Infrastructure bill becomes law

Infrastructure bill becomes law

The far-reaching legislation draws on IIHS-HLDI work on crash avoidance, truck underride, headlights, alcohol impairment and other subjects.

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