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New Telematics Product Gives Adjusters Head Start on Crash Reports

The company that helped make driver safety monitoring ubiquitous among auto insurers is now offering a product that can write accident reports within minutes of a crash. Cambridge Mobile Telematics announced the launch of Claim Studio, an accident reporting system …

5 Dead, Dozens Hospitalized in Pennsylvania Turnpike Crash

GREENSBURG, Pa. — A deadly crash involving a passenger bus and multiple other vehicles on the Pennsylvania Turnpike left at least five dead and dozens injured early Sunday, shutting down a large portion of the highway. Officials said at least …

Kazakhstan Grounds Bek Air Planes After Crash Kills at Least 12

At least a dozen people died after a plane crashed shortly after takeoff early Friday in southeastern Kazakhstan, leading local authorities to ground the rest of budget carrier Bek Air’s fleet. The twin-turbofan Fokker 100 aircraft was carrying 98 people …

Agency Probes 12th Tesla Crash Tied to Possible Autopilot Use

WASHINGTON — The U.S. auto safety agency said on Friday it will investigate a 12th Tesla crash that may be tied to the vehicle’s advanced Autopilot driver assistance system after a Tesla Model 3 rear-ended a parked police car in …

When Electric Scooters Crash, Who Pays the Bills?

NEW YORK — We’ve all seen reports about head injuries, traffic accidents and even deaths that electric scooter riders have suffered as the popular new mobility option has pushed onto the streets in more than 100 cities worldwide. Despite the …

Crash Sends Dish Soap Spilling on Pennsylvania Turnpike

DOWNINGTOWN, Pa. — A crash involving a tractor-trailer has sent jugs of dish soap spilling out onto the Pennsylvania Turnpike, shutting down a portion of the highway. The accident occurred shortly after 3 a.m. Tuesday in the eastbound lanes between …

Milwaukee Deputy Sued After Running Stop Sign, Injuring Woman

A Wisconsin woman who broke her neck when a Milwaukee County sheriff’s deputy ran a stop sign and slammed into her vehicle has filed a federal lawsuit against the deputy and several colleagues. Tanya Weyker filed suit Tuesday against Deputy …

Hghway Collision Kills 9, Injures 5 in Dominican Republic

Nine people have died in a collision between a bus and a truck in the Dominican Republic. Police say five people have been injured in the accident near the town of Tabara Abajo, in the southwest of the Caribbean country. …

Rapid City Officials Change Bus Stop After Crash

A crash last month that seriously injured two Rapid City, S.D., students boarding a school bus has prompted officials to change the location of the bus stop. The children were injured when a sport utility vehicle collided with the bus …

15 Years for Drunken Driving Death of Bicyclist in California

The driver of a Hummer that struck down and killed a Southern California bicyclist has been sentenced to 15 years to life in prison. Fifty-year-old Satnam Singh, the owner of a Santa Paula liquor store, pleaded guilty last month to …