Sport/utility vehicles (SUVs), light trucks and vans are twice as likely to cause a fatality when striking a passenger car of comparable weight, the National Highway Traffic Safety Admin. (NHTSA) says in a study released last week. “While (light trucks and vans) account for about one-third of all registered vehicles, they are involved in about half of all fatalities with passenger cars,” says William T. Hollowell, chief of NHTSA's crashworthiness division. He says 2,000 car occupants that ...

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