U.S. says rollover ratings of SUVs improving


WASHINGTON, June 22 (Reuters) - Sport utility vehicles are increasingly earning high marks in government ratings of their resistance to rollover accidents, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) said on Wednesday. Federal highway regulators said the number of SUVs with a four-star rollover rating out of a possible five stars had increased substantially since the ratings began in 2001. In 2001, just one SUV earned four stars, but 24 SUVs earned a four-star rating in ...

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