Volvo Safety Exemplified In Recent Brussels Accident

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Volvo owners already know that they've got the safest cars on the road, but sometimes it's nice to be reassured.Earlier this month, a Volvo XC60 was involved in a scary accident in the Belgian capital of Brussels. A mother and daughter were driving their XC60 crossover SUV on an expressway when they rear-ended a truck, then were in turn rear-ended by another truck, resulting in this vehicular carnage:
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Despite being sandwiched between two trucks that dwarfed their car in size, and despite needing emergency personnel to cut the roof off the car to pull the two women out, they suffered only minor injuries and were able to walk away. Today, they have to be feeling thankful that they drove out of a Volvo dealership with a vehicle that consistently receives some of the highest safety ratings in its class. The XC60 is an IIHS Top Safety Pick+ – the new highest car safety rating – thanks to excelling in all stages of crash testing, not to mention those unplanned "crash tests" that can happen in real life, especially in cities like Philadelphia.

And it's not just the XC60; the S60 has also earned the coveted Top Safety Pick+ designation, thanks in no small part to being one of only two cars in 2012 that received the best rating in the IIHS's new small offset frontal crash test, which replicates a common and dangerous accident condition: hitting another car, a tree, a utility pole, etc. with a front corner of your vehicle. It's just another way that the safest cars on the road make sure you get where you're going in one piece.

Since the 1940s, Volvo has been a leader in safety engineering, building the safest cars before the era of government regulation and exceeding those regulations today. Your local Cherry Hill Volvo dealership features a sales crew dedicated to finding its customers the safest, most luxurious, most comfortable ride for your dollar – like the S60, named one of Forbes' 13 Safest Cars For The Money.

Drivers know that New Jersey's highways and the city streets of Philadelphia come with a certain degree of risk, so why take chances instead of feeling safe and secure every time you get into your car? Cherry Hill Volvo is a safety leader, carrying a full line of Volvos that have been tagged Top Safety Picks by the IIHS, including the S60, XC60, XC90, C70 and C30, all available at great prices from a Volvo dealership that's as conscious about safety and comfort as you are. Less than a 20-minute drive over the Ben Franklin Bridge from Philadelphia, the Cherry Hill Volvo team is ready to help you choose from a selection of cars that offer an engaging road experience while dominating the safety ratings.

Call (888) 682 – 3230 to take a test drive and see how exciting the safest cars on the road can be.
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