Insurance Companies May Put Disaster-Scanning Drones on the Fast Track

The FAA recently approved requests to use the unmanned vehicles to expedite insurance claims after natural calamities.

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Search & rescue, relief, and insurance are usually the first groups on the scene after a large disaster hits. While drones may one day replace all three of these responders, insurance companies have recently raced ahead in applying the vehicles to disaster aid.

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