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64 vehicles earn 2020 IIHS awards

64 vehicles earn 2020 IIHS awards

Feb 13, 2020 — The winning vehicles meet updated criteria that prioritize the protection of pedestrians in addition to vehicle occupants. The highest award, Top Safety Pick+, goes to models that come exclusively with good or acceptable headlights.  

Sparks, Clapp to head IIHS Board

Sparks, Clapp to head IIHS Board

Feb 6, 2020 — Angela Sparks of State Farm is staying on as chair for the first half of 2020. Shelter's Dan Clapp will take over in July.

More pedestrians are dying on freeways

More pedestrians are dying on freeways

Dec 19, 2019 — Pedestrian fatalities on U.S. interstates and other freeways rose 60 percent from 2009 to 2018. Most of those killed were trying to cross the freeway in urban areas.