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Online auto insurance activity stabilizes in 2010 after 2009 spike

Online auto insurance activity stabilizes in 2010 after 2009 spike News from e-wisdom.com: By Max ThompsonMay 31st, 2011Posted in: Auto Insurance, Insurance Earlier this month, comScore, Inc. released its 2011 Online Auto Insurance Report, the results of which pointed to the stabilization of online auto insurance activity by consumers in 2010 after the big growth [...]

Plan to hit the road

Plan to hit the road News from Fort Wayne Journal Gazette: Before you take to the road this summer, make sure your car and car insurance are ready for the journey. Planning ahead can help avoid mishaps that could ruin your vacation. Whether you are traveling near or far, you will likely be lugging some [...]

Auto Insurance FAQ on Steering the Policyholder

Auto Insurance FAQ on Steering the Policyholder News from Online News Website: A new FAQ recently published on OnlineAutoInsurance.com discusses what happens in the event that an insurer disagrees with the repair estimate produced by a shop chosen by the policyholder. At one point in the article, the writers highlight “steering,” an important issue related [...]

Vehicle theft raises insurance rates

Vehicle theft raises insurance rates News from Bradenton Herald: Can you image the feeling in the bottom of your stomach when you realize that your auto has just been stolen? It could be the work of an organized theft ring or just a random individual crime. In any case, auto theft is big business. On [...]

Massachusetts AG Urges Rate Reduction for Commercial Auto

Massachusetts AG Urges Rate Reduction for Commercial Auto News from Insurance Journal: Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley claims insurers have overcharged commercial auto customers by $ 1 billion over the last seven years and has asked the state’s insurance commissioner to slash premiums for the coverage. Coakley said her office arrived at the $ 1 [...]

Many may be victims of auto insurance scam, state says

Many may be victims of auto insurance scam, state says News from Detroit Free Press: State regulators said today that hundreds of Detroit-area drivers may have unknowingly bought sham auto insurance issued on behalf of a Texas-based insurance company. “We have reason to believe there may be as many as 1,000, if not more” people [...]

Auto insurance premiums for young drivers vary widely

Auto insurance premiums for young drivers vary widely News from Los Angeles Times: If you’re younger than 25 and planning to buy car insurance, you can save big by shopping around. Average auto insurance premiums vary from insurer to insurer, no matter what your age, but the difference is massive when you’re a young driver, [...]

Cryptic Policies Confounding Drivers

Cryptic Policies Confounding Drivers News from Insurance Networking News: Insurance Networking News, May 20, 2011 Alex Vorro Customer service is always of critical concern to insurance carriers, but perhaps one area that they may be overlooking is whether or not the wording of policies is intelligible to the average American consumer. And, according to a [...]

Governor Signs Kansas Auto Insurance Bills

Governor Signs Kansas Auto Insurance Bills News from Sacramento Bee: TOPEKA, Kan., May 17, 2011 – /PRNewswire/ — Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback gave the OK to two pieces of legislation last week that will leave uninsured drivers with limited recovery rights and will ban cities from charging motorists and their car insurance companies for emergency [...]

Be prepared when shopping around for auto insurance

Be prepared when shopping around for auto insurance News from e-wisdom.com: By Stephanie RyderMay 16th, 2011Posted in: Auto Insurance, Auto Insurance Rates Preparation is key when comparing car insurance. In order to find the best auto insurance for your specific needs, you must be prepared when shopping for insurance. Know the laws of your state [...]