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The event was the third installment in PCI's 2014 Capital Engagement Series.
"PCI chose to host this event now because this is the height of the summer driving season with many folks hitting the roads for summer vacations, so there is no better time to raise awareness of safety on the roads," said Passmore. "PCI and its member companies have played and continue to play an important role in saving lives on our nation's roads and we are very pleased to collaborate with NHTSA, IIHS, KidsandCars.Org,
"NHTSA, was pleased to participate in this forum to explore the tremendous opportunities that new technologies, such as vehicle to vehicle communications and automation, hold to improve safety on the nation's roadways," said Beuse.
"Our past research has shown that improvements in vehicle structures and restraint systems are protecting people when crashes happen. Our latest research is showing that crash avoidance technologies are preventing crashes. Smarter cars will make our roads safer," said Zuby.
"Safety and technology are significant measures for Americans. They help avert tragic fatalities and injuries on the roads, as well as provide overwhelming economic and public health benefits," said Fennell.
The PCI Capital Engagement Series is a series of briefings and policy discussions that bring together insurance industry thought leaders to discuss the importance of property casualty insurance and the current issues impacting the industry. Additional PCI Capital Engagement Series policy briefings covering topics related to property casualty insurance will be scheduled over the next several months. [Category: Insurance]
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