USA: Compact SUVs fare poorly in insurance industry side impact tests - report
Only two out of 12 compact sport utility vehicles scored a "good" grade in a new crash test designed to measure injuries resulting from a SUV or pickup truck ramming into the side of the vehicles, Reuters reported. Head-protecting side air bags, which can make the difference between minor injuries and death in a side-impact crash, were the difference between the vehicles that earned "good" ratings and others that scored "poor" in the test, the news agency said.
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