The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety tests 24 large and midsize vehicles equipped with systems to help prevent or limit front crash danger.
The study examined the economic toll of car and truck crashes in 2010, when 32,999 people were killed, 3.9 million injured and 24 million vehicles damaged.
The 2014 Chevrolet Impala was the only non-luxury car to earn the highest safety rating in new tests of high-tech crash prevention systems.
A biofuel facility near Anthony in southern New Mexico caught fire Tuesday, prompting an evacuation of an area a half-mile around the plant, authorities said.
Tim Williams of the Fresno County Emergency Medical Services says 14 employees were sent to four different area hospitals Friday.
Unfortunately, despite their critical role in manufacturing, EHS programs are often managed outside a company’s information technology network, making the endeavor costly, time-consuming, and grossly inefficient.
Safety regulators have quietly placed two extra conditions on construction of TransCanada Corp.'s Keystone XL oil pipeline after learning of potentially dangerous construction defects involving the southern leg of the Canada-to-Texas project.
U.S. safety regulators are investigating older-model Ram pickup trucks with manual transmissions because the engines can be started without the clutch being depressed.
Toyota is recalling 430,500 vehicles for three separate safety problems.
The government failed to properly test the Boeing 787's lithium-ion batteries and relied too much on Boeing for technical expertise, a new report says.
General Motors CEO Mary Barra has told Washington lawmakers that GM could simultaneously release an internal investigation into a deadly ignition switch problem and its plan to compensate victims.
Federal prosecutors have filed charges against an Iowa egg company and two executives blamed in a 2010 salmonella outbreak that sickened thousands of people.
The government has no way of fully knowing which U.S. chemical facilities stock ammonium nitrate, the substance that exploded last year at a Texas fertilizer plant and killed 14 people, congressional investigators say.
PetSmart is the latest major pet food retailer to say it will stop selling dog and cat treats made in China because of continuing fears of their safety.
The recall of 218,000 Chevrolet Aveo subcompact cars is the company's 30th this year, bringing the total number of recalled GM vehicles in the U.S. to around 13.8 million.
About 113,000 adult portable bed handles used to help people get into and out of bed are being recalled following reports of three deaths.
The latest action brings the total number of vehicles GM has recalled this year to 13.6 million, a new record for the automaker.
Gov. Mark Dayton on Friday signed a bill to make Minnesota the first state to prohibit the use of triclosan, a common germ-killing ingredient, in most retail consumer hygiene products.
Officials say a Detroit-based business is recalling about 1.8 million pounds of ground beef products sold for restaurant use in four states that may be contaminated with the bacteria E. coli.
Some ingredients used in Kraft Foods Group cottage cheese brands were not stored in accordance with proper temperature standards at a Tulare, California, manufacturing facility.
Hyundai Motor Co. is recalling 137,500 Tucson SUVs because the air bags aren't correctly mounted to the steering wheel.
What do the words "safety," ''chaotic" and "problem" have in common? They're all on General Motors' list of banned words for employees who were documenting potential safety issues.
The company purchasing the assets of a railroad responsible for a fiery oil train derailment that claimed 47 lives in Quebec plans to resume oil shipments after track safety improvements are made, the firm's top executive said Friday.
The firefighters who tried in vain to stop a burning Texas fertilizer plant from exploding weren't prepared for the dangers of the blaze, which was too big for them to fight, state investigators said in a report released Thursday.