Bigger not better when it comes to SUVs - study


By Michael Kahn SAN FRANCISCO, Aug 28 (Reuters) - Bigger is not necessarily better on the open road according to a study, which researchers said on Wednesday shows lightweight, fuel efficient autos are safer for the driving public than the average sport utility vehicle. Researchers at the University of Michigan and the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory found SUVs are just about the most dangerous cars on the road for all drivers -- a not-so-surprising conclusion considering the size ...

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