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5-Star Safety Rating Tests Evolved, Specialists Weigh In

It’s no news, safety ratings make a huge difference to modern consumers.

That’s why the 5-Star Safety Rating System should be observed by consumers, specialists believe. According to a recent article, the safety testing system was created in 1978 and side crash ratings were added with all 1997 models. Since then, safety crash testings have become tougher and more stringent. Now, the testing rating also looks into rollover safety and new technologies developed my automakers to avoid crashes.

Experts say that all vehicles sold in the United States must comply with Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards. If you are looking into purchasing a new car, make sure to research safety ratings before making a final decision.

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