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euro ncap Archives - Page 3 of 3 - Car Safety Rules

Euro NCAP plans to improve safety for cyclists

November 23, 2012 |

Car safety body Euro NCAP is planning changes to its crash tests that will improve protection for pedestrians and cyclists involved in accidents. By making its crash tests Read More

Road accidents cost UK economy £15.5bn a year, says road safety minister

November 22, 2012 |

Last year’s 1901 road deaths and 23,000 serious injuries represents an economic cost of more than £15.5bn to the UK, said Stephen Hammond, the Minister for Transport, responsible for road Read More

UK whiplash claims expected to exceed 800,000 in 2012

November 22, 2012 |

Thatcham Research, the UK test-house that advises the insurance industry on safety, security and repair costs expects the UK to make more than 800,000 whiplash claims in 2012. Read More

Honda Civic has a secret safety feature

November 19, 2012 |

For people who don’t want the usual hatchback, the latest Honda Civic fits the bill. This distinctive, Swindon-built car now equals its competitors on crash protection with a five-star Euro NCAP rating, read full report. Read More

Hyundai i30 competes with the best in crash tests

November 19, 2012 |

The latest generation of the Hyundai i30 has made significant progress on safety: its predecessor needed modifications in order to get its Euro NCAP five-star rating at the second attempt in 2008. No such issues with the Read More