Friday, March 8, 2019

Reducing Pedestrian Crashes is the Goal of New IIHS Ratings - IIHS News

Most small SUVs earn top ratings for pedestrian crash prevention in new test program

ARLINGTON, Va. — Reducing pedestrian crashes is the goal of the new Insurance Institute for Highway Safety ratings of automatic emergency braking systems that can detect and brake for people on foot. In the first tests of 2018–19 vehicles with this crash avoidance feature, 9 of 11 small SUVs evaluated earn an advanced or superior rating for pedestrian crash prevention.