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Citadel Risk CEO: ‘Naming and Shaming’ Might Help Curb Distracted Driving

Nov 16, 2018 Tony Weller, chief executive officer, Citadel Risk, said some European police are photographing truck drivers who are using phones while...

A.M. Best Affirms Credit Ratings of Malaysian Reinsurance Berhad

Nov 16, 2018 A.M. Best has affirmed the Financial Strength Rating of A- (Excellent) and the Long-Term Issuer Credit Rating of “a-” of Malaysian Reinsurance...

Crum & Forster Launches Accident and Health Captive Facility

Nov 16, 2018 Crum & Forster Insurance Co. said its accident and health division launched Crum & Forster SPC, a captive facility based in the Cayman...

Nationwide Cutting More Than a Thousand Jobs Due to ‘Modernization’

Nov 16, 2018 Nationwide Mutual Insurance Co. said it will cut about 1,100 jobs across the country in the first quarter of 2019 as a result of technology...

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Delle Joins Missouri’s Town and Country Insurance Agency

Nov 16, 2018 Troy, Missouri-based Town and Country Insurance Agency has hired Angie Delle as a Medicare specialist and producer. Delle will handle everything from Centers for...

Early Snowstorm Shuts Down Schools, Businesses in Eastern Missouri

Nov 16, 2018 Snow arrived early in eastern Missouri this year, forcing hundreds of schools and many businesses to close on Nov. 15 and causing numerous traffic accidents....

Leicht Elected President of Texas Surplus Lines Association

Nov 16, 2018 At its recent annual meeting, the Texas Surplus Lines Association Inc. elected Matt Leicht, owner/underwriter at the Houston-based wholesale insurance firm,...

UK Prime Minister Defiantly Battles to Save Brexit Divorce Deal – and Her Job

Nov 16, 2018 British Prime Minister Theresa May won the backing of the most prominent Brexiteer in her government on Friday as she fought to save a draft...

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Extreme Market Changes Expected From Autonomous Cars

Nov 16, 2018 Though it’s estimated that by 2025 auto insurance premiums will drop by $25 billion as a result of the adoption of driverless cars, the insurance market is expected to...

AAA: Testing Shows Electronic Driving Systems Don’t Always Work

Nov 16, 2018 Testing by AAA shows that electronic driver assist systems on the road today may not keep vehicles in their lanes or spot stationary objects in time to avoid a...

Lack of Tools Hinders Search For Crashed Jet’s Cockpit Recorder

Nov 16, 2018 A delay in securing equipment needed to find recordings of the pilots’ final conversations on the doomed Lion Air jet is hampering Indonesian authorities...

Travelers Have Options When Researching Safety of Foreign Airlines

Nov 16, 2018 International air travel has become remarkably safe in recent years, with deadly accidents like last month’s Lion Air crash in Indonesia becoming more...