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Speeding Declines After Boston Reduces Limit

Speeding declined significantly in Boston, after the city lowered the limit to 25 miles per hour from 30 mph, according to new analysis from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety released today.

Subaru's EyeSight System Reducing Pedestrian Claims: HLDI

Subaru vehicles equipped with the company's EyeSight collision mitigation system that detects pedestrians have significantly lower rates for insurance claims for pedestrian injuries than the same vehicles without the system, a study by the Highway Loss Data Institute has found.

Pedestrian Fatalities Up 46% Over Eight Years

Nearly 6,000 pedestrians lost their lives in crashes in 2016, which equates to 16% of all crash fatalities. That's a 46% increase in pedestrian fatalities since reaching their lowest point in 2009, according to a new study from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS).

Arizona Halts Uber's Autonomous Testing

Arizona's Gov. Doug Ducey called the crash "an unquestionable failure" and suspended Uber's ability to test self-driving cars on public roads throughout the state.

Toyota Pauses Autonomous Driving Tests

Toyota will temporarily halt testing of vehicles equipped with its autonomous Chauffeur mode on public roads, after an autonomous Uber car struck and killed a pedestrian in Arizona.

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