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J.D. Power: Insurance Rates Rise & So Does Customer Dissatisfaction

J.D. Power: Insurance Rates Rise & So Does Customer Dissatisfaction

If you keep tabs on your insurance premium, you may have recently noticed it edging up. And as it does, your dissatisfaction with your insurer is likely to climb, too. While that might appear to be common sense, it's been verified in the 2013 U.S. Auto Insurance Study, conducted by J.D. Power and... read more

June 26, 2013 by - 3
 
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Louisiana Tops List Of Most Expensive States For Car Insurance

There are plenty of reasons to like Louisiana, but auto insurance isn't one of them. According to a new study from Insure.com, Louisianans pay nearly three times as much for... read more March 19, 2013 by 3


 
Snapshot car insurance tracking device

Survey: Many Drivers Are Happy To Let Insurers Watch Over Their Shoulders

When Progressive's Snapshot program debuted in 2010, many consumers found it creepy. "Installing a gadget on my car so that my insurer can track my driving habits? No... read more March 13, 2013 by 1


 
GEICO mascot Maxwell the Pig

GEICO Accused Of Promoting Interspecies Love In Ad For Roadside Assistance App

Many people confuse fiction with reality. Soap opera stars, for example, complain about being harassed at grocery stores for things their characters have done, as if viewers... read more February 28, 2013 by 4


 
Toy car accident

Study: Costs Rise, But Americans Happier With Auto Insurance

With initial damage estimates for Hurricane Sandy pegged at $20 billion or more, insurance companies are facing a very busy couple of weeks. But while they brace for massive... read more October 30, 2012 by 0


 
Distracted driving

Texting Tickets Could Cost You Down The Road

In most of America, it's illegal to text and drive. Today, 39 states and the District of Columbia now have laws on the books forbidding the practice. Chances are, you live in... read more October 26, 2012 by 0


 
Map of the U.S.A.

Mississippi, Oklahoma Make Life Miserable For Motorists

Back in May, we gave you our picks for the best (and worst) states for drivers. Now, another organization has compiled a similar list, and we're intrigued to see some overlap... read more September 17, 2012 by 9


 
Flo, for Progressive Insurance

Progressive Insurance Stands Up For Killer Of Policyholder: UPDATE

UPDATED: Four times, and counting. See below. If you're looking for a happy story to get you through the day, this isn't it. In fact, it's enough to send many folks back to... read more August 14, 2012 by 13


 
Flo, for Progressive Insurance

Test Your Safety Skills: Try Progressive Snapshot For Free

Clearly, we have reached the dog days of summer. How can we tell? Because companies of every stripe have announced promotions to keep cash registers humming during these... read more July 11, 2012 by 2


 
2012 Toyota Camry XLE

Shoppers More Willing To Switch Car Insurance: Study

Car ownership costs are going up, as we recently reported, including a 3.4 percent average increase in auto insurance. Now, a new study from J.D. Power and Associates shows... read more May 4, 2012 by 0


 
Flo, for Progressive Insurance

Americans Are Happy With Their Auto Insurance. Well, Mostly

Chances are pretty good that you're happy with your auto insurance -- at least that's what a new study from J.D. Power indicates. Power surveyed 16,100 individuals in January... read more May 1, 2012 by 2


 
Jack Colker Union 96 gas station in Beverly Hills, via oobject.com

Behind On Your Insurance? Could That Keep You From Buying Gas?

If your daily commute involves a toll bridge or highway, you may already be familiar with cameras that read license plates to extract turnpike fees. Now, the British... read more March 20, 2012 by 1


 
2011 Chevrolet Cruze

Economy Driving Down Parental Spending On Teen Cars: Survey

It makes a lot of sense, and we probably don’t need a poll to tell us this, but a new survey commissioned by Allstate shows that parents are spending less on cars for... read more September 22, 2011 by 0


 
Jewel's Cadillac SRX Crash

Uninsured: One In Seven U.S. Drivers Cost The Rest Of Us

In a frail economy, families are surely looking for ways to cut costs. So drivers have downsized, changed vehicles, and tried cut their fuel budget by limiting their driving... read more September 12, 2011 by 2


 
The White House, Washington, D.C.  [Creative Commons license by dcjohn]

Northeast Drivers Most Crash-Prone: Survey

If you live in the Northeast or visit there with any regularity, we’ve got some bad news for you: eight of the ten U.S. cities with the highest crash averages are in... read more September 7, 2011 by 0


 
Tracking device for AAA's 'ACE Teen Pilot Program"

AAA Insurance Monitors Teen Drivers With Onboard Gadget

Within the past year, we've seen at least two major companies launch programs that promise to lower insurance rates for customers willing to give up a little privacy. For... read more September 7, 2011 by 1


 

 
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