Is the Kia Rio is safer than houses? by Philip Gowman posted 1 Aug 2010 updated 27 Feb 2013 in Life & Leisure. < 1 minute read Is the Kia Rio is safer than houses? A motorist smashes through a wall and into a house in Cleveland, UK. http://bit.ly/cti3eV #. The unnamed driver was taken to hospital but suffered only bruising, said police.