9/1/2015Insurance Industry Study Claims Speed Camera Benefit
IIHS report data show no difference in safety between control group without speed cameras and sites with speed cameras.
The insurance industry has a lot to gain from the proliferation of speed cameras. In states such as Arizona and California, photo tickets carry license points that increase insurance premiums. That is good news for the companies that fund the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), which today released a report claiming significant safety benefits from the use of photo radar.
"We hope this research will help energize the discussion around speed," IIHS President Adrian Lund said in a p ...
8/31/2015Maryland, New York, Canada: Speed Cameras Defaced
Man takes a stand against speed cameras in New York while photo radar is attacked in Canada and Maryland.
8/28/2015Study Shows Hybrids Are Not Improving US Fleet Mileage
Study shows average fuel economy for the US vehicle fleet has improved less than 1 MPG in 22 years.
8/27/2015Idaho Supreme Court Declares Threat Of Fines And License Suspension Is Not Coercion
Idaho Supreme Court rules that it is not coercion to threaten motorists into using a handheld preliminary breath tester.
8/26/2015Report: Southern California Red Light Cameras Fail To Reduce Accidents
Analysis finds no safety improvement from red light cameras in Garden Grove and Los Alamitos, California.