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Collision claim rates have increased 3 percent in Colorado, Oregon and Washington, after recreational marijuana use was legalized in those states.
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The Chevrolet Bolt is the first all-electric vehicle to earn a 2017 award from IIHS.
The midsize SUV qualifies for the top award from IIHS, thanks to across-the-board good crashworthiness ratings, a superior-rated front crash prevention system and acceptable-rated headlights.
Headlights are improving, but many still need to do a better job of lighting the road ahead while limiting glare. Among midsize SUVs rated by IIHS, only the Hyundai Santa Fe and the Volvo XC60 are available with good headlights.
IIHS has long been a trusted source of information about ways to reduce deaths, injuries and property damage from crashes. Now the Institute is broadening the audience for that sought-after knowledge by launching a Facebook page.
The risk of dying in a crash in a late-model vehicle has gone up slightly because of the stronger economy. A new study predicts traffic deaths will fall only slightly over the coming years, given current economic forecasts.
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The redesigned BMW 5 series offers good protection in a small overlap front crash, in contrast to the previous generation of the large luxury car, which didn't hold up well during the small overlap test.
A recent crash test shows how a simple guard hanging from a semitrailer's side can prevent a car from sliding underneath. A second test without the guard demonstrates the potentially deadly results of side underride.
The 2017 Kia Cadenza, a large car, earns the highest award from IIHS, thanks to good crashworthiness ratings, a superior-rated front crash prevention system and acceptable headlights.
The updated list is based on more stringent criteria and includes 49 "best choices" and 82 "good choices."
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The redesigned Honda CR-V qualifies for the 2017 Top Safety Pick+ award, thanks to good crashworthiness, a superior front crash prevention system and acceptable headlights.
Five North American semitrailer manufacturers earn the new IIHS Toughguard award recognizing rear underride guards that are designed to prevent a range of deadly underride crashes.
The redesigned Subaru Impreza is the latest winner of the IIHS Top Safety Pick+ award, thanks to top ratings for crash protection, a superior-rated front crash prevention system and good-rated headlights.
The redesigned Buick LaCrosse earns a good rating in the challenging small overlap front crash test and qualifies for a Top Safety Pick award from IIHS.
The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety is pleased to announce the election of Floyd M. Yager as the new chairman of its Board of Directors. Yager is senior vice president, property product management, Allstate Insurance Company.
The Highway Loss Data Institute is pleased to announce the election of H. Todd Pearce as chairman of its Board of Directors. Pearce is director and assistant actuary, GEICO pricing, product and reserving department, GEICO Corporation.
The Tesla Model S and the BMW i3 fall short of meeting IIHS awards criteria, but two plug-in hybrids earn the 2017 Top Safety Pick+ award.
The Workers’ Compensation Insurance Rating Bureau of California issued report containing estimated California workers’ compensation costs for 2016 based on insured employer experience. The report also reflects payments made by the California Insurance Guarantee Association in the statewide loss payments …READ MORE
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U.S. Army Corps of Engineers officials are expected to begin repairing nine sections of a levee along the Black River in northeast Arkansas that was damaged by floods last month. Emergency workers are making plans to cover the holes in …READ MORE
A company that operates a northwestern Indiana water park authorities closed after 11 children suffered chemical burns says it’s “profoundly sorry” for the injuries. An advertisement Seven Peaks Resorts placed in local newspapers says the children were burned after an …READ MORE
Austin-based Watkins Insurance Group, one of the largest full-service, locally owned independent insurance agencies in central Texas, has added Chris Scott as vice president of Finance. Scott brings to Watkins Insurance Group more than 15 years of experience as a …READ MORE
Starr Companies has promoted Richard Bessinger to chief underwriting officer of Starr Indemnity & Liability Co., Starr Specialty Insurance Co. and Starr Surplus Lines Insurance Co. Bessinger has 25 years of experience in the insurance industry and long term service …READ MORE
AXIS Insurance, a business segment of AXIS Capital Holdings Limited, has appointed Marc Nance executive vice president, Excess & Surplus Property. He is based in Chicago. Nance is responsible for growing and managing AXIS Insurance’s E&S property business in the …READ MORE
About 300 BP workers commute 150 miles by helicopter from the Louisiana coast to a deep-sea drilling platform in the Gulf of Mexico that can produce more oil in a day than a West Texas rig can pump in a …READ MORE
Alliant Insurance Services Inc. has named Andrew Laing a producer within the company’s Alliant Americas middle market division. Laing will be based in Portland, Ore. and be responsible for the design and delivery of insurance and risk management solutions to …READ MORE
NFP Corp. has acquired Flagstaff, Ariz.-based International Insurance Group Inc. Nate Watson, chief operating officer of IIG, will join as managing director of NFP’s property/casualty business and report directly to Terry Scali, CEO of NFP’s P/C business. The sellers, Jim …READ MORE
Most policies have exclusions for damage from pollutants. But the question then becomes, what qualifies as a 'pollutant'?READ MORE
As the baby boomer generation continues to age, older drivers are a growing auto insurance market for agents. You might want to share these Consumer Reports' picks for vehicles with senior-friendly features with your clients.READ MORE
Despite living in areas susceptible to hurricanes, one third of homeowners in several coastal states do not know what hurricane deductibles are and how they work.READ MORE
Terms of the transaction were not disclosed, but it is expected to close in the fourth quarter 2017.READ MORE
Recent allegations that women have contracted ovarian cancer by using cosmetic talc represent a new class of toxic products liability cases.READ MORE
High-achieving insurance agencies understand that the emphasis should primarily be on their people, not policies or procedures.READ MORE
How do you keep your workplace safe as more states legalize marijuana? A new whitepaper from Lockton Cos. provides these four tips.READ MORE
News from Kinsale Capital Group Inc., CSI, R&Q Investment Holdings Ltd. and more.READ MORE
Commercial insurance buyers and their brokers should expect increasing scrutiny about the adequacy of cyber coverage for corporate board members, as emerging exposures potentially put directors and officers at risk of being sued.READ MORE
The hack has quickly spread from Russia and the Ukraine, through Europe and into the U.S.READ MORE