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NTSB: Safety Processes Failed in Crash That Killed 7 Bikers

Systems meant to keep motorists safe failed to prevent a pickup driver on drugs from crashing last year into an oncoming group of motorcyclists in New Hampshire, leading to the death of seven bikers, the National Transportation Safety Board found …

Utah Bill May Exonerate Some Who Injure Protesters

SALT LAKE CITY — A Utah state representative has proposed a bill that may exonerate drivers who accidentally kill or injure protesters while fleeing in fear for his or her life. The legislation advanced by Republican Rep. Jon Hawkins Tuesday …

Auto Claims Climbed with Summer Reopenings, but Dropping Again as Virus Rages

The sharp reduction in personal auto claims that followed COVID-19 shutdown orders began to fade away after the Memorial Day weekend, but frequency appears to dropping again in reaction to a resurgence of the disease. Andy Cohen, chief operating officer …

Michigan To Educate Drivers About New Personal Injury Protection Law

LANSING, Mich. — Michigan’s top insurance regulator said the state is committed to helping drivers navigate a new law that will let motorists save money by foregoing unlimited medical coverage for crash injuries. The state Department of Insurance and Financial …

Alabama City Moves Ahead With Red-Light Cameras

The City Council in Tuscaloosa has voted to begin formal contract negotiations with a company to install red-light cameras at certain intersections in the city. The cameras are designed to capture photos of motorists who run red lights. Tuesday’s unanimous …

Indiana’s Purdue University Studies Motorists Most Likely to Crash

A Purdue University study that looked at which motorists are the most accident-prone has found that older men are the most likely age and gender group to crash and be severely injured in wintry road conditions. Purdue professor of civil …

Virginia Farm Bureau Says It’s Peak Deer vs. Car Season

The Virginia Farm Bureau is warning motorists to be mindful of deer wandering onto roads and highways, a common hazard during this time of year. The Farm Bureau should know. It says Virginia is among the top 10 states in …

Tennessee City Motorists File $6M Suit Over Traffic Cameras

Tennessee Motorists are suing Bluff City for $6 million over its traffic cameras. Chris Cawood and Jonathan Proffitt claim the city and Arizona-based American Traffic Solutions Inc. are conspiring to violate the federal Fair Debt Collections Act, state law and …

North Carolina Motorists Warned to Watch for Deer

North Carolina motorists who want to know the regions of the state where they have to be especially vigilant about deer now have an online tool to help. The state Department of Transportation has maps available by county on its …

State Farm: Deer Crashes Still Likeliest in West Virginia

State Farm says West Virginia continues to be the most likely state where deer and vehicles collide. West Virginia topped State Farm’s annual list of states’ likelihood of deer crashes for the fifth consecutive year. The Mountain State’s top ranking …