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Study shows more pedestrians are being hit by vehicles

Pedestrian accidents are increasing and becoming deadlier, according to a new study by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). Nearly 6,000 pedestrians died in vehicle crashes in 2016, which was a 46 percent increase from the low in 2009. … Continue reading

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Relief for Securitization Vehicles: Mortgage Modification under Foreclosure Prevention Program

In a recently-issued Revenue Procedure (Rev. Proc. 2008-28), the IRS states that the modification of certain mortgage loans under foreclosure prevention programs involving, for example, interest rate reductions, principal forgiveness, extensions of maturity and alterations in the timing of changes … Continue reading

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Evolving Technology in Autonomous Vehicles — When will states catch up?

Autonomous Vehicles still need drivers A new study on autonomous vehicles (AVs) suggests states should pass legislation requiring driver licenses for those behind the wheels of a new wave of cars. The Governors Highway Safety Association also urges leaders to … Continue reading

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New York City imposes temporary cap on Uber, Lyft vehicles

Enlarge / A Lyft ride-hailing vehicle moves through traffic in Manhattan on July 30, 2018 in New York City. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images) The New York City Council voted Wednesday to put a ceiling on the number of ride-hailing cars—namely … Continue reading

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Fiat Chrysler Recalls 5.3 Million Vehicles Over Cruise Control Software Issue

In recent years, the automobile industry has been dogged with a series of recalls after glitches that caused deaths and serious injuries were discovered. Recently, Fiat Chrysler announced the recall of 4.8 million vehicles over a cruise control software issue. … Continue reading

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