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The vast majority of new booster seats earn the top rating of BEST BET from IIHS, but bad designs continue to slip through.
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Self-driving vehicles are coming, but they won't supplant human drivers for decades to come. Automation can reduce crashes, but so can focusing on tried-and-true countermeasures.
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Only a single pickup truck out of 11 tested is available with headlights that earn a good rating from IIHS. The headlights on the majority of pickups don't adequately light up the road.
The 2016 Mercedes-Benz C-Class is the latest winner of the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety's Top Safety Pick+ award.
The 2017 Kia Sedona qualifies for the highest award from IIHS, thanks to the addition of optional automatic braking technology.
The new midsize SUV is the first Chinese-built vehicle that IIHS has tested as part of its ratings program. It earns good ratings in all crashworthiness tests and is available with an advanced-rated front crash prevention system.
The 2017 Cadillac XT5, a new midsize luxury SUV, qualifies for the top award from IIHS.
The new model is the first minivan to earn a 2016 Top Safety Pick+ award.
The 2017 Chevrolet Volt, a plug-in hybrid car, earns the highest award from IIHS, thanks to good crashworthiness ratings and a top-rated front crash prevention system.
Out of 170 current models rated for LATCH ease of use, most earn a good or acceptable rating. Three earn the top rating of good+, a distinction that no vehicle achieved last year.
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The 2017 Lincoln MKZ earns the highest award from IIHS, thanks to modifications to its front-end structure that boosted the small overlap front rating and an improved front crash prevention system.
The 2017 Hyundai Santa Fe qualifies for the top award from IIHS, thanks to improved small overlap front crash protection and an available automatic braking system that earns a superior rating.
The Ford Escape has improved from a poor to acceptable rating in the IIHS small overlap front test, thanks to structural changes to the 2017 model.
Red light camera programs in 79 large U.S. cities saved nearly 1,300 lives through 2014, new research shows. When such programs are shut down, the rate of fatal red-light-running crashes shoots up 30 percent.
The small car, redesigned for 2017, qualifies for the top award from IIHS, thanks to a good small overlap front rating and a superior-rated front crash prevention system.
An available automatic braking system puts the midsize SUV among the winners of the top award from IIHS.
Only four small SUVs out of 21 tested are available with acceptable headlights, and none earns a good headlight rating.
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A possible merger of the nation’s two major excess and surplus lines organizations is on track. The American Association of Managing General Agents (AAMGA) and the National Association of Professional Surplus Lines Offices (NAPSLO) said they are moving forward with …READ MORE
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California Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones issued new Auto Collision Repair Labor Rate Survey Regulations that he said will increase consumer protections when a damaged vehicle is repaired. The California Department of Insurance over the last several years has worked on …READ MORE
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Companies without a disaster recovery plan have a survival rate of less than 10 percent. A written disaster plan can provide direction and increase the chance of survival for your clients' businesses.READ MORE
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David Dwortz takes the helm of the insurer's third-party claims administration unit.READ MORE
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