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Pedestrian Fatalities Up 46% Over Eight Years

Nearly 6,000 pedestrians lost their lives in crashes in 2016, which equates to 16% of all crash fatalities. That's a 46% increase in pedestrian fatalities since reaching their lowest point in 2009, according to a new study from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS).

IIHS to Evaluate Rear Automatic Braking Systems

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has launched a rear crash prevention ratings program to help drivers identify models equipped with technology that stop or reduce low-speed backing crashes, the institute has announced.