Parents nationwide are becoming concerned that the safety of their child’s car seat cannot be properly tested because of flaws in crash test dummy designs. The reason is that no crash test dummies are made to simulate obese children. A growing body of research suggests the safety provided by car seats may be deceptive. Government Read on! →


When we buy luxury cars, we’re buying image, prestige, performance and comfort. According to recent crash test studies by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, we may not be buying safety, however. The Detroit Free Press reports that a number of mid-size luxury cars – among them the vaunted Mercedes-Benz C-Class – did not impress Read on! →


The latest batch of crash tests by the government has just been released. The new ratings put the total number of stars up to 5. In the first round of testing, there were only two five-star vehicles. The BMW 5 series and the Hyundai Sonata were the only cars that got five stars in the Read on! →