Wednesday, June 17, 2009
Are Bigger Cars Safer?
Some folks are saying that fuel efficiency standards mandated by the government will drive consumers to smaller cars that are less safe. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety has released a report saying that the size and weight of an automobile is a significant factor in the safety of the occupants. Other auto experts counter that good engineering can make up for the difference in size and mass. Read more on this topic in "Are bigger cars safer?", The Christian Science Monitor, May 30, 2009. Click here to learn more about vehicle safety and security.