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Tips On Buying The Safest Cars For Teens

83 percent of parents who purchased vehicles for their teens bought used cars, but as CBS 2’s Dick Brennan reported, not all used cars are equal.

07/16/2014

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Chevy Impala Among 8 Vehicles To Earn Top Rating For Collision Warning

The 2014 Chevrolet Impala is the only non-luxury car to earn the highest rating in tests of high-tech crash prevention systems.

05/29/2014

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IIHS: Most Child Booster Seats Do Well In New Safety Rankings

Nineteen earned the top rating of “best bet,” which means they correctly position a 4- to 8-year-old child to use the regular shoulder and lap belts in almost any car.

11/07/2013

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Insurance Institute Names 31 ‘Best Bets’ For Safe Booster Seats

Engineers evaluated 62 booster models. Some dual-use seats, which can work as high-back or backless boosters, were evaluated twice, so a total of 83 seats were tested.

10/13/2011

Models pose with a Volkswagen Jetta - Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia - Dec 21, 2010 - AP Photo/Lai Seng Sin

Hyundai, Kia, VW Top Insurance Industry Safe Cars List

South Korean automakers Hyundai and Kia and German car maker Volkswagen lead the insurance industry’s annual list of the safest new vehicles.

12/22/2010