15 Vehicles Meet Stricter Criteria for Top Safety Pick+ Award

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety has begun implementing tougher criteria for its Top Safety Pick awards. Check out the winners here.

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety has begun implementing tougher criteria for its safety awards. With the addition of a passenger-side crash test and revised criteria surrounding headlight ratings, just 15 vehicles qualify for the agency’s top award.To earn a 2018 Top Safety Pick+ award, vehicles must now earn a “Good” rating in headlight safety. Previously, they could get away with an “Acceptable” score in this category. Vehicles must also pass a new test that evaluates passenger-si...