According to a new study released by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, there has been a significant decrease in deaths caused by car accidents in the United States in the past 3 years. The IIHS tested around 3 dozen different types of cars on the American road today.
Their research shows a 41% drop in the number of traffic accident fatalities in this country.
That’s a huge percentage change — the number of traffic accident deaths cut almost in half. Which is great news, right?
More good news. The IIHS study revealed that several car models were so safe that not one death could be attributed to an accident involving one of these cars. NINE different models of automobile were found to be free of any recorded fatality:
Of course, the report also includes car models with the highest recorded number of fatalities.
The number one car on that list? A Kia Rio.