Legalization of Marijuana Not Linked to Higher Collisions, Fatalities

Although experts say that using marijuana before driving can impair motor and cognitive skills, new research indicates no statistically significant effect of decriminalization on crash death rates. Photo: Canva A new study based on insurance statistics found no evidence of a link between the legalization of marijuana and higher collision and/or death rates, according to a new report. In particular, …

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New Solution Aims to Reduce Accidents by Identifying Hotspots for Drivers

Accident Advisor is the result of a collaboration between TNEDICCA, a leader in traffic crash data and location risk analysis, and Ohio Mutual Insurance Group. Photo: pixabay.com Accident Advisor is a new solution that aims to help drivers avoid collisions by steering towards accident hotspots. The tool is the result of a collaboration between TNEDICCA, Traffic Crash Data and Location …

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IIHS Chief Proposes 4-Pronged Safe System Approach to Combat Speeding

Consistent enforcement of speed limits is one of the four parts of a safe system approach to combat speeding. Photo: Canva In a recent editorial, David Harkey, president of the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) and the Highway Loss Data Institute, makes a case for why America should implement a safer systems approach to one of our nation’s deadliest …

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