The biggest concern for this evening will be frigid temperatures. Temperatures will fall through the teens and single digits tonight and with breezy conditions... wind chills will be in the single digits to below zero. Weekend temperatures will be over 20 degrees below average and additional snow is possible both Saturday and Sunday...head over to the "Weather" tab for more information.
After an overall poor performance in low speed crash tests, the outcome for high speed tests on mid-sized SUV's was much more positive.
8 out of 9 sport utlity vehicles tested by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety received the highest safety rating. They include the following:
The Kia Sorrento earned an acceptable rating which is the second highest.
The SUV's were ranked based on the damage they sustain in 40 mile per hour crashes.
A good rating means a seat-belted driver would not be seriously injured in a similar crash.