Snugger Seatbelts, Surer Brakes

Safety belts are still your first defense in a crash. If you dislike motorized or door-mounted belts so much that you're tempted to disconnect them, buy a car with belts you will use. A major improvement: adjustable shoulder-belt anchors that allow both tall and short drivers to raise or lower the belt above their left shoulders for a snug, more comfortable fit. They'll appear on the new Toyota Camry, Honda Accord, Olds 88, and others.

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