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Volvo to Limit Top Speed of Vehicles

Volvo Cars will limit the top speed of its vehicles to 112 mph starting with the 2021 model year, as part of its mission to end serious injuries and fatalities in its vehicles, the company announced.

Speeding Forum Set for April, IIHS Says

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety and Governors Highway Safety Association will jointly host a forum in April to address the ongoing problem of speeding, which is a factor in about 10,000 roadside fatalities each year.

NTSB Releases Highway Safety Wish List

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) recently unveiled its 2019-2020 Most Wanted List of Transportation Safety Improvements, with seven of the 10 recommendations including initiatives for roadway safety.

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.

Delaware Leads Nation in Reckless Driving Enforcement

Delaware has earned the top spot as the strictest state for reckless driving in a recent national analysis. The nation's first state issues the highest number of penalties, and ranks eighth in enforcing speed limits. Virginia ranks at the top of the list for enforcing speeding.

Teen Driver Crash Deaths Rise 14% in Summer Months

Between Memorial Day and Labor Day of 2016, more than 1,050 people lost their lives in crashes involving teenage drivers. That translates into 10 fatalities each day — a 14% increase compared to the remainder of the year, according to the AAA Foundation.

Distracted Driving: Men vs. Women

Nearly one in 10 drivers admitted to fixing their appearance behind the wheel, but women outdid men with 11% saying they engaged in the risky behavior versus 4.7% of men, according to a new survey from Finder.com.