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Crash Tests

You’ve probably seen video of cars crashing as part of safety tests. After all, the DOT has been testing and rating vehicles for front impact protection using data from crash test dummies since 1978. But what about trucks? Deborah Lockridge digs into the topic with some compelling videos in her All That's Trucking blog.

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Ford Upgrading Crashworthiness of 2016 F-150

The 2016 Ford F-150 will offer increased driver crash protection from the 2015 model, after the extended-cab model didn't earn the top safety rating in an insurance industry crash test, a spokesman told Automotive Fleet.

Aluminum F-150 Named IIHS Top Pick

Ford's 2015 F-150 crew cab model has been named a Top Safety Pick by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, while the extended cab model was rated as good by the group.