US says popular SUVs better in rollover tests

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By John Crawley WASHINGTON, May 30 (Reuters) - Top-selling sport utility vehicles, most equipped with electronic systems to boost stability, posted average to good results in 2006 U.S. government rollover tests, figures showed on Tuesday. Regulators cited improvement while safety advocates greeted the news cautiously, saying updated crash statistics due later this year would provide a clearer picture of rollover dangers and whether updated safety systems are beneficial for SUVs. ...

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