Links

www.nhtsa.gov
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administrator's (NHTSA) Web site contains crash-test data for every type of vehicle, beginning with 1990 models.

The site also provides information about proper child safety seat use, including articles on safety seat compatibility with specific vehicles, danger areas for children, seat selection, recalls, airbag on/off switch installation and more.

www.citizen.org
Ralph Nader's Public Citizen site contains articles and safety standards for subjects such as child restraints, airbags and rollovers.

www.hwysafety.org
The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety includes crash-test photos and letter grade ratings on vehicles from the mid-1990s.

www.carfax.com
CarFax, for a fee, will provide information on a car's changes of ownership, accident history, and possible title problems.

www.autosafety.org
In addition to recall information, the Center for Auto Safety provides documentation about vehicle problems, along with model-specific advise addressing these issues.

www.consumeraffairs.com
An informative site that provides vehicle recall data. It also contains manufacturers lists of specific problems for a variety of vehicles , including owner comments.

www.consumerguide.com
This site allows you to find a dealer, get reviews on new or used cars or research vehicles by class.

www.edmunds.com
Edmunds.com provides not only a listing of new and used vehicle pricing but also extensive reviews helpful to the car shopper. Search for specific vehicles or by class or by price, or get a wealth of shopping tips and helpful hints.

www.opinions.com/auto
This site gives personal reviews of specific models written by actual owners.