Tuesday, October 13th, 2015

Car Insurance News

Driverless cars to upend insurance business

13 Oct 2015 at 1:44am
Autonomous car technology is set to upend insurance companies who will have to reinvent their business models, say industry experts. While Google is driving driverless car technology, the question of how it will affect insurance companies with regard to …

Car Insurance Renewal: A Few Steps To Save Money

12 Oct 2015 at 7:21am
Moreover, once the insurance has lapsed, insurance companies will want to inspect and physically check the vehicle, which means taking the car to their office. You end up wasting a lot of time and money as well. 2. Do not be in a hurry: It’s best to check …

Average annual car insurance increases by £47 – new figures show annual hike …

13 Oct 2015 at 1:42am
Car hacked using telematics dongle … this is thought to be due to an increased take-up of black box telematics, which insurance companies are targeting at younger drivers. However, older drivers have been hit hardest by the rises, with drivers aged …

How Car Insurance Companies Value Cars

2 Oct 2015 at 11:48am
When your vehicle is totaled in an auto accident, your insurance company pays you for the car’s value – or, more accurately, it pays you for what it claims the value to be. You can put this money toward the amount you still owe on the totaled car, or you …

Cutting teen car insurance costs

12 Oct 2015 at 3:48pm
Consumer Reports found that prices can vary significantly depending on the insurance company. For instance … You can get more of Consumer Reports’ advice on saving on car insurance here.

California Approves First Car Insurance Policy For Lyft Drivers

12 Oct 2015 at 9:49pm
SACRAMENTO (CBS SF) – California’s insurance commissioner has approved the first auto insurance policy specifically for Lyft drivers who have a passenger in the car, insurance commissioner … was covered only by the company. New California legislation …

Does Your Credit Card Really Cover Your Rental Car?

3 Oct 2015 at 5:27am
The next time you’re renting a car and deciding whether to opt into the rental company’s insurance coverage, consider this: If you have a credit card, it’s likely you’re already covered. Cards on the four major credit card networks (Visa …

How do you know when to total a car from flood damage?

6 Oct 2015 at 1:00am
State laws and your insurance company’s guidelines dictate how a vehicle is determined to be a total loss. You must have comprehensive insurance coverage for your car to be repaired or replaced after flood damage. You will owe your chosen deductible.

Hitting a deer may affect car insurance payments

12 Oct 2015 at 2:59pm
Car-deer collisions are all too common … which includes the Bureau of Insurance. “Some companies will increase the premium at renewal when an accident with an animal has occurred. Some companies won’t increase the premium,” he said.

4 secrets insurance companies don’t tell you

9 Oct 2015 at 9:14pm
Your claim is made against the insurance company. There will be no out-of-pocket cost your friend or family member. This is because virtually every Utah car insurance policy includes Personal Injury Protection (PIP) as part of the policy. To get these …