4th of July accidents expected to spike again this year, says auto insurance industry

4th of July Accidents - Highway Car Crash

The Insurance Institute of Highway Safety cautions that summer driving is often deadly. The Insurance Institute of Highway Safety (IIHS) has cautioned drivers about the dangers of 4th of July accidents. In fact, its data shows there are more car crashes on Independence Day than any other day of the year. The IIHS has based this information on fatal crash data from the last five years. The largest contributors to 4th of July accidents are motorcycles and alcohol, says the IIHS. The institute’s five year study determined that every year…

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Auto insurance crash test results weren’t what Tesla and BMW wanted

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Electric cars didn’t receive the top grades they were seeking from the Insurance Institute of Highway Safety. The auto insurance crash test results for two luxury electric vehicles – the BMW i3 and the Tesla Model S – were not as high as the automakers had wanted. Both 2017 model vehicles failed to score the top safety ratings from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. As a result, neither the BMW electric vehicle nor the one from Tesla earned the Top Safety Pick award. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety…

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Auto insurance industry displeased with most new cars

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When it comes to the top safety ratings that are available, the majority of new vehicles failed to win. The Insurance Institute of Highway Safety (IIHS) has now given its top safety pick ratings and has chosen the top performing vehicles, but when it comes to this coveted nod from the auto insurance industry, the majority of new cars were not able to qualify. Some of the largest manufacturers were those that were falling behind the rest, despite positive past performance. General Motors, for example, was not seen as doing…

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Insurance industry group releases booster seat safety list

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The IIHS has now issued its list of the test results that it conducted on these child safety products. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has just released a list of the booster seats for children that it has deemed to be the most safe, and that will provide insight for the insurance industry. The group has now tested many of the leading new booster seat products on the market. Among the 31 new booster seats that made it to the market this year, the IIHS has now provided…

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