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Just over half of 2018 model vehicles have headlights that adequately light up the road at night and limit glare, but most good-rated headlights are optional.
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An IIHS study of General Motors vehicles with optional front crash prevention systems adds to the evidence that forward collision warning and automatic emergency braking prevent crashes.
The redesigned Ram 1500 crew cab offers improved crash protection, earning good ratings in all six IIHS crashworthiness tests. It's available with an optional front crash prevention that earns a superior rating.
A pair of IIHS crash tests shows why teen drivers should be steered away from minicars and small cars. Updated used vehicle recommendations help families find alternatives.
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Crashes are up as much as 6 percent in Colorado, Nevada, Oregon and Washington, compared with neighboring states that haven't legalized recreational marijuana, new research shows.
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The minicar earns the highest award from IIHS when equipped with front crash prevention and newly available good-rated headlights.
The small hatchback qualifies for the 2018 award when equipped with optional curve-adaptive headlights.
The 2018 S90, a large luxury car, and the 2019 XC90, a midsize luxury SUV, are the latest models to earn the Top Safety Pick award.
Seven years after IIHS found serious shortcomings in the rear underride guards of most semitrailers, the eight largest North American manufacturers are now making rear guards capable of preventing deadly underride in a range of scenarios.
The midsize SUV earns good crashworthiness ratings across the board and has a superior-rated, standard front crash prevention system and available good-rated headlights. The Hyundai Accent, a minicar, earns the Top Safety Pick award, thanks to new acceptable-rated headlights.
The 2019 Ascent is the seventh Subaru vehicle to qualify for the Top Safety Pick+ award.
A new IIHS survey shows Ford’s MyKey system, which allows parents to control things like top vehicle speed when their teenagers are driving, is catching on. However, more than a third of respondents said they didn't know their vehicle was equipped with the system.
BMW has improved the head restraints on the 2018 X2, a small SUV. X2s built after July and equipped with optional front crash prevention earn Top Safety Pick.
The all-new Nissan Kicks and the Nissan Sentra qualify for the IIHS Top Safety Pick accolade when equipped with particular features, bringing the number of 2018 award winners from the automaker to five.
A 5 mph drop in the speed limit makes city streets safer for motorists, pedestrians and bicyclists alike. A look at Boston's experience.
The 2018 Hyundai Kona, a small SUV, earns a good rating for occupant protection in a passenger-side small overlap front crash, and when equipped with newly available good-rated headlights, qualifies for the top award from IIHS.
The 2019 Honda Insight, a small car, and the 2019 Honda Pilot, a midsize SUV, earn the 2018 Top Safety Pick+ award.
Zurich Insurance plc has entered into an agreement with Catalina, a specialist acquirer of legacy insurance portfolios, to transfer its pre-2007 UK legacy employers’ liability policies to Catalina. As of December 31, 2017, the portfolio comprised gross liabilities of USD …READ MORE
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Home and business owners suffering damages from Hurricane Florence are getting a little more time to request federal government aid. Gov. Roy Cooper announced Thursday’s previous deadline to apply for Federal Emergency Management Agency grants or for low-interest small business …READ MORE
A study by environmental groups says 11 coal powered plants in Georgia are leaking chemicals into ground water. The Atlanta Journal Constitution reported the Environmental Integrity Project and Earthjustice released the study Thursday that says 10 of the 11 plants …READ MORE
Darlene Coker knew she was dying. She just wanted to know why. She knew that her cancer, mesothelioma, arose in the delicate membrane surrounding her lungs and other organs. She knew it was as rare as it was deadly, a …READ MORE
U.S. property/casualty insurers’ investment position in other alternative investments as reported is concentrated within a few large insurers and is relatively stable as a percentage of invested assets for the last several years. Also, the attraction to alternative investments, including …READ MORE
USG Insurance Services Inc. has named Frances Meek a producer/broker in the Irvine, Calif. office. Meek will work to maintain current agent relationships and assist with expanding USG’s California network. Meek has been in the insurance industry for five years …READ MORE
Alliant Insurance Services Inc. has named Megan Davidson vice president within the company’s real estate group. Davidson will be based in Alliant’s Seattle, Wash. office, and will provide insurance and risk management solutions to real estate clients with a focus …READ MORE
Two Nebraska lawmakers have announced plans to place a medical marijuana legalization measure on the 2020 ballot. Sens. Anna Wishart and Adam Morfeld, both of Lincoln, on Dec. 13 announced the formation of Nebraskans for Sensible Marijuana Laws. The campaign …READ MORE
A Missouri demolition company has been cited by federal safety regulators for failing to provide fall protection after two employees suffered fatal injuries at a demolition site in St. Louis. The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration …READ MORE