If you’ll be purchasing a new car, truck or SUV this year, you might already have narrowed down your list of possibilities based on appearance, features and performance. But have you considered safety?
The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) and the Highway Loss Data Institute (HLDI) have just made it easier for you to know how your favorite makes and models measure up in terms of safety. They have published their 2018 TOP SAFETY PICK+ list and their TOP SAFETY PICK list. The difference lies mostly in the performance of their headlights and their degree of passenger-side protection.
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There has been much discussion about whether it is safe to use your car's cruise control when driving in the rain, and some experts might not think there is any danger in it. But perhaps it's better to err on the side of caution than to be filing an auto insurance claim after an accident has occurred.
In fact, the National Safety Commission recommends that drivers only use cruise control to set a regulated speed at the posted limit when driving on dry roads for a couple of very good reasons.