The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety says drivers of vehicles rated good in its 40-mph (64 km/h) frontal offset crash tests are less likely to die in head-on collisions. After examining 12 years of data from the Fatality Analysis Reporting System and comparing it with its own frontal offset crash data, IIHS researchers found drivers of vehicles with good ratings were about 74% less likely to die than those driving poorly rated vehicles in a frontal collision involving similar-type ...

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