You are probably aware that your car insurance rate is based on many factors such as age and gender and the type of car that you drive. However many individuals assume that the performance of their car is the main rating factor – and while that certianly is factored in, an even larger factor is the safety of the car.
With improvements in modern technology, cars have become much safer and improved your chances of crash survival. That is why it is important that safety features aren’t overlooked when you’re shopping for your next car.
Consumer Reports recently released this guide of safety features to look for when car shopping. This infographic outlines the car safety measures that were implemented in 2011.