Major auto physical damage indicators influencing the collision repair industry continued to increase across the board but at rates below the first quarter. Losses on collision claims up 9.6 percent for year ending in the second quarter.
According to the latest available Fast Track Monitoring system data from the Independent Statistical Service Inc. (ISS), private passenger collision claims and losses continued to grow in the U.S. during the second quarter of 2016 compared to 2015. The number of collision claims has grown in every quarter since 2013 compared to the same quarter in the previous year.
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