Everyone wants to be safe behind the wheel, right? Well from crash-test results to high-tech driver-assistance features, modern vehicles are designed to protect occupants–but not all are created equal. Here, you'll find stories about the vehicles with the best safety ratings as well as information about active-safety features, and an in-depth look at child safety seats that we did in collaboration with our friends at Good Housekeeping. If you're shopping for a new car for the first time in a few years, you may be surprised to see how many new technologies are becoming standard. We suggest familiarizing yourself automotive safety features by perusing the stories below before heading to your dealership.