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Monday brings a number of changes to auto insurance-related rules and rates across the U.S.: Fee Rises for Michigan Motorists The per-vehicle fee collected by the Michigan Catastrophic Claims Association...Read More »
The number of vehicle thefts nationwide rose in 2012 and driving the increase was a significant jump in thefts in the Western U.S., according to a report released Wednesday by the National Insurance Crime...Read More »
Last year’s all-time high level of satisfaction with auto insurance was driven down in 2013, according to a J.D. Power and Associates study released Monday that linked steeper coverage prices to the...Read More »
What’s in the future for the local property/casualty insurance agent? According to a recent report from management consulting firm McKinsey and Company, they’ll need to use new technology to...Read More »
More states are joining others legalizing the use of “e-cards,” an industry term describing proof of auto insurance displayed on digital devices such as smartphones and tablets. Since Online...Read More »
Last year, five states greenlit laws that let drivers use documents displayed on electronic devices to prove they have the proper auto coverage required to be on the road. And it’s still full-speed...Read More »
Thousands of consumers visiting auto insurance websites say those sites are better with servicing their policies than meeting their shopping needs, according to a recent study from J.D. Power...Read More »
Only two of 13 small, new-model SUVs tested in a new frontal crash test got top ratings from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). The IIHS’s Vehicle Research Center in Virginia....Read More »
A new report released last week shows that the volume of auto insurance claims referred to the National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB) last year for having one or more characteristics of fraud...Read More »