In celebration of the organization's 50th anniversary, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety conducted an offset crash test between a 1959 Chevrolet Bel Air and a 2009 Chevrolet Malibu.

This crash test between a modern sedan and the classic 1959 Chevrolet Bel Air shows just how far passenger protection has come in the last fifty years. The Institute for Highway Safety staged the test to commemorate its 50th anniversary.

I can't tell you how many times I've heard someone say to me "they don't make 'em like they used to." And that may be a good thing! Many classic cars seem