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Safety doesn’t take a back seat; buckle up in your next cab, Uber, or Lyft

Ford Transit Connect Hybrid taxi prototypeJust because you’re riding in the back seat doesn’t mean you’re any safer in a crash, according to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. A report released this week revealed that four out of five adults who admitted that they didn’t buckle up in the back said they didn’t buckle up in cabs or ride-sharing services either. That’s despite a…
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2017 Nissan Altima updated with more standard safety tech

2017 Nissan AltimaIf you’re shopping for a mid-size sedan like the 2017 Nissan Altima, you may want to look closely. Beginning this month, some Altimas arriving onto dealership lots will all be fitted with automatic emergency braking, an important safety feature that was previously optional. 2017 Altima SV and SL trim levels built in June will now come standard…
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IIHS names 2017 BMW 5-Series a Top Safety Pick+

2017 BMW 5-Series, IIHS crash testBMW’s latest mid-size sedan has received an excellent score for both its crashworthiness, its optional headlights, and its available collision-avoding technologies from the insurance industry-funded IIHS. The agency says that the 2017 BMW 5-Series sedan is a Top Safety Pick+ when it’s fitted with both optional automatic emergency braking and…
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