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Added: July 13, 2018, 3:12 am
Excessive speed caused a roller coaster to derail at a Florida boardwalk, according to a preliminary investigative summary released Tuesday. Two riders fell 34 feet (10 meters) when the front car of the Sand Blaster Roller Coaster was left dangling …
Added: July 12, 2018, 9:39 am
Insurance companies are generating more data than ever before, and the value of that data is rapidly increasing as new products are able to properly analyze and make use of it. Beyond traditional analytics, one way that data can deliver …
Added: July 12, 2018, 8:49 am
There has been a historic surge in U.S. traffic fatalities over the last four years as more drivers use their phones to respond to texts or scroll through Instagram feeds. Even parents can’t keep keep their hands on the wheel …
Added: July 12, 2018, 8:37 am
It’s increasingly likely an El Nino will form this year in the equatorial Pacific to roil global weather patterns and threaten natural gas and agricultural markets, the U.S. Climate Prediction Center said in a report. There’s now a 70 percent …
Added: July 12, 2018, 8:01 am
Federal safety investigators on Tuesday questioned transportation officials about last year’s Amtrak train derailment south of Seattle that killed three people and injured dozens, focusing some questions on the curve where the train derailed. The Amtrak train was recorded at …
Added: July 12, 2018, 3:39 am
The Albuquerque, N.M. metropolitan statistical area (MSA) maintained its top ranking with the highest per capita auto theft rate in 2017, according to the National Insurance Crime Bureau’s (NICB) latest Hot Spots report. Hot Spots examines vehicle theft data obtained …
Added: July 12, 2018, 3:20 am
Four rides at a Kansas water park where a 10-year-old boy was decapitated remain closed two months after auditors found that the rides did not comply with state requirements for amusement park rides. Permits for the four rides at the …
Added: July 12, 2018, 3:01 am
Navigators Announces Promotions Joe Savarese has been promoted to president, U.S. Specialty Primary Casualty. He will be responsible for driving the strategy and development of Navigators’ Specialty Primary Casualty product portfolio across the U.S. wholesale market. Since joining Navigators in …
Added: July 11, 2018, 11:15 am
Teenage drivers are eight times more likely to be involved in a collision or near miss during the first three months after getting a driver’s license, compared to the previous three months on a learner’s permit, suggests a study led …
Added: July 11, 2018, 9:23 am
A Kansas city has received $107,000 from a family’s insurance company after a 5-year-old boy accidentally knocked over a $132,000 sculpture at a community center. Sarah Goodman tells the Kansas City Star the incident happened last month at Overland Park’s …

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