FIAT and Ford have slipped behind rivals in the latest round of Euro NCAP safety tests, scoring only three of five-stars in crash tests.
Safety body Euro NCAP is celebrating 20 years of its crash tests, which have helped cut road deaths and serious injuries by more than half.
The Ford Mustang has drawn heavy criticism from Thatcham Research after scoring the worst crash test rating for a top 10 car brand in nearly a decade.
The UK's independent car safety experts have put together their list of the ten safest new cars of 2017. We look at all of the top ten choices.
Crash-test body Euro NCAP has named cars from Toyota, Hyundai and Volkswagen as the best-in-class performers of 16 cars it tested in 2016.
Amid ongoing publicity about poor safety standards provided by car makers for vehicles sold in developing countries, Nissan has announced it will cease production of its "zero-star" Tsuru model in six months' time.
UK safety research experts Thatcham Research have described the Fiat Tipo's three-star performance in recent Euro NCAP crash tests as "disappointing".
While the UK has strict road safety laws, there were still 1,780 road deaths in the last year. That's just under five people dying every day on UK roads (sponsored post).
The Mercedes-Benz E-Class and Peugeot 3008 have both scored top five-star ratings in the latest series of Euro NCAP crash tests.
Anything that causes you to take your eyes off the road when driving is putting you and others at risk. Guest author Chris Triplett discusses the dangers of distracted driving.
The Volvo V40 hatchback has been rated as the Safest Used Family Car 2016, in a new initiative aimed at raising the importance of safety for used car buyers.
When it comes to buying a used car, safety ranks well down the list for most buyers. However, a new campaign to change that attitude has been launched in the UK.
Industry safety specialist Euro NCAP has performed its first test of Autonomous Emergency Braking technology, on the Toyota Prius.
There is a big push at the moment to have all new cars fitted with autonomous emergency braking systems. But what exactly is AEB and why is it so important?
Modern car safety systems are very good, but there are actions you can take to make your car even safer. The Car Expert advises how to stay safe.
In the second of a three-part blog series on car safety, The Car Expert looks at the ‘active safety’ features of modern cars and how advanced electronics can help you avoid an accident.
Car safety is always a hot topic, but what actually makes a car safe? In Part One of a three-part series, we look at passive safety - or how your car protects you when you hit something.
To highlight the dangers of unsafe driving behaviour in an increasingly crowded road system, this infographic has put together some pretty shocking statistics based on a survey of UK drivers.
How should you go about overtaking the vehicle in front of you? Most drivers overtake without really thinking about it, until it starts going wrong. And by then, it's often too late...
To mark World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims and UK Road Safety Week, we present an infographic about road accidents worldwide.
Most of us have had one (or more), everyone fears them. Car accidents are taken for granted these days, so used to them have we become over decades of motoring.
To highlight UK Road Safety Week next week (9-15 June), the guys at Woodstock Motors have sent us this infographic looking at road safety statistics and regulations around the world. The infographic shows some of the differences in road safety standards and, correspondingly, road safety laws in different companies and regions.
Did you know that a car accident happens somewhere in the world every minute? Or that Friday is the most common day for a car accident? Topquote.ie has put together this infographic which provides plenty of astonishing facts about car accidents worldwide, as well as a list of the biggest pile-ups in the history of motoring.
Motorcyclists are particularly vulnerable when it comes to road accidents. Unlike a car driver, they have significantly less protection from, and are more exposed to, their immediate environment.
Tyre blowouts are a much rarer occurrence than they ever used to be, thanks largely to the improved design and quality of modern tyres. When they do occur, however, they can be extremely dangerous and scary, especially when you are doing seventy miles per hour on a busy motorway.
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