Albuquerque, New Mexico, recorded the highest rate of vehicle thefts in the U.S. in 2017 as vehicle thefts increased 4.1% across the nation, reports the National Insurance Crime Bureau. Each year, the bureau analyzes thefts reported to law enforcement and releases a top 10 list with its "Hot Spots" report.
This year’s conference comes with a new date and location. The seventh annual conference will be hosted at the M Resort Spa Casino in Henderson, Nev., which is located a few miles south of the Las Vegas strip, on Oct. 29-31.
UPS lowered the frequency of accidents in its 119,000-vehicle delivery fleet in 2017 by 1% to 8.95 accidents per 100,000 hours of driving as it progresses toward its goal of reaching a rate of 8.75 accidents by 2020, the parcel delivery operator announced in its annual sustainability report.
Pedestrian deaths start to increase in late summer and continue a steady increase through the end of the year, according to an analysis by the National Safety Council.
A recent study from the AAA Foundation and the University of Utah that measures cognitive and visual demands of infotainment systems suggests that they are not proven safe to use when operating a motor vehicle.