Automatic emergency braking technology, new in the 2018 Ford F-150, allowed the truck to score top safety marks from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.
The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety will begin testing new vehicles for crash test performance on the passenger side.
Mid-size pickup trucks from Toyota and General Motors earned high marks in crash testing conducted by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.
Only two out of 37 mid-sized SUVs scored the top rating in a new evaluation of headlights from the IIHS.
Memorial Day marks the beginning of the most dangerous time of year on U.S. roads, as the warm weather and strengthened economy draw people to the open road.
Trucks and SUVs scored better than the industry average in a new study on traffic fatalities, but some struggled as driver deaths rose in 2015.
Adding side underride guards to trucks and semitrailers may stop passenger vehicles from potentially fatal collisions, according to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.
New pickups entering the market are safer than ever, but still lag passenger cars and other family cars like SUVs and crossovers.
The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety awarded five of eight of the largest American van-type semitrailer manufacturers top honors in a new ranking recognizing underride guards designed to prevent injury and death caused by rear-end passenger car collisions with long-haul trucks.
The Honda Ridgeline was the only truck to earn a top spot in the 2017 model year safety awards issued by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.