J.D. Power Releases Study Concerning Car Insurance Customer Satisfaction

As a consumer, how happy are you with your car insurance? Some complain about rate increases, especially when a policy is up for renewal, but that gets balanced out with more attentive services and efficient claims processes. To determine just how much policyholders are satisfied with their coverage, J.D. Power and Associates released their 2017 Auto Insurance…

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AAA Study Shows that Drivers Don’t Fear or Understand the Greatest Accident Risk

As a driver, you know to be alert behind the wheel and how to respond to the signals of other motorists. However, drivers tend to be their own worst enemy, responsible for more than 50 percent of all fatal crashes. A AAA study, with findings recently released, shows that most drivers do not realize or even…

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7 Tips for Driving Your Car in the Rain

When you hear about rain in the forecast for your morning commute, you think nothing of it. After all, you’ve had your license for years and driving through the rain comes naturally to you. Yet, many drivers get overly confident and, as a result, become less aware of their surroundings and speed on wet roads….

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ProPublica Study Shows Insurance Companies Discriminate When Assigning Rates

When it comes to auto insurance, your provider looks at a range of factors to determine the appropriate rate. Recently, this combination has been called discriminatory, but the industry denies this allegation. In response, ProPublica examined public and private data concerning risks and rates to form their own conclusion. ProPublica also looked at the algorithms…

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Study: Major Insurers Raise Rates After Accidents, Even If Policyholder Isn’t at Fault

You get rear-ended by another driver and at the scene of the accident, you exchange your insurance information to later file a claim with your carrier. Your insurer will compensate you for the damage of the fender-bender and in the meantime, you wait to get your vehicle fixed. However, when it comes time for auto insurance…

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