The current year’s car safety ratings are reported by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, notes Forbes and Auto Trader. Consumer Reports also offers such ratings, according the company’s website.
Consumers should search the Internet for a car's model plus “NHTSA” to find that car's safety ratings, according to Auto Trader. The agency’s website is SafeCar.gov, and consumers can search its database to find safety ratings for all cars the agency tests.
The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety provides crash test results and ratings for cars, according to Forbes. These results are available on the company’s website, IIHS.org. Additionally, Consumer Reports magazine offers comprehensive safety information , including technology reviews, crash tests results and safety recalls.