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Pedestrian deaths rising on freeways, too

Pedestrian deaths rising on freeways, too

Dec 19, 2019 — Pedestrian fatalities on U.S. interstates and other freeways rose 60 percent from 2009 to 2018. Most of those killed were trying to cross the freeway in urban areas.

IIHS announces 2020 awards criteria

IIHS announces 2020 awards criteria

Dec 11, 2019 — Good or acceptable headlights must be standard next year for a vehicle to qualify for Top Safety Pick+. Pedestrian crash prevention is also part of the criteria.

Ford Explorer falls short of safety award

Ford Explorer falls short of safety award

Dec 9, 2019 — The redesigned Explorer offers better protection in the driver-side small overlap front test than earlier models, but hasn't improved enough to qualify for a 2019 Top Safety Pick.

2020 Jeep Renegade earns safety award

2020 Jeep Renegade earns safety award

Dec 6, 2019 — The small SUV earns a Top Safety Pick award following structural improvements to boost protection in small overlap frontal crashes.