Distracted Drivers Lack Focus Near California Schools
Posted on Oct 17, 2014 (4 days ago)
[PR Newswire] - SACRAMENTO Calif., Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- California drivers can make significant gains in focus while behind the wheel, reveals a new study funded by The Allstate Foundation. Students who monitored 80 intersections at schools across California this week recorded more than 8,000 cases of distracted driving in a single hour. Student researchers from 28 counties participated in this week's Roadwatch—an annual observational and educational study administered by the California Friday Night Live Partnership (CFNLP)—and observed 8,378 cases of distracted driving focus, ranging from talking and texting on cellphones to eating and drinking, and personal grooming. These three driving distractions top the list as most prevalent.
Allstate Announces September and Third Quarter Catastrophe Loss Estimate
Posted on Oct 16, 2014 (5 days ago)
[PR Newswire] - NORTHBROOK, Ill., Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Allstate Corporation (ALL) today announced estimated catastrophe losses for the month of September 2014 of $250 million, pre-tax ($163 million after-tax), and an estimated $517 million, pre-tax ($336 million after-tax), for third quarter 2014. Catastrophe losses occurring in the third quarter comprised 29 events at an estimated cost of $384 million, pre-tax, plus increased reserve reestimates of prior reported catastrophe losses. One severe weather event, primarily in the state of Colorado on September 29, 2014, accounted for over a third of catastrophe losses that occurred in the third quarter. Allstate is widely known through the slogan "You're In Good Hands With Allstate®." The Allstate brand's network of small businesses offers auto, home, life and retirement products and services to customers in the United States and Canada.
Allstate Investments Expands its Senior Leadership Team
Posted on Oct 14, 2014 (7 days ago)
[at noodls] - Russ Mayerfeld Joins Allstate to Oversee Private Equity, Infrastructure & Real Assets and Real Estate; Peter Keehn Promoted to Managing Director, Private Equity 10/14/2014 - NORTHBROOK, Ill. ... This is ...