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Fewer Auto-Insurance Claims In 2010, Yet Premiums Are Rising

Fewer Auto-Insurance Claims In 2010, Yet Premiums Are Rising

After average auto-insurance premiums for U.S. families have fallen for five straight years through 2009, they're back on the rise. Premiums were up slightly in some parts of the country in 2010, and that goes against a host of indicators that you think would actually be lowering them. According to... read more

December 27, 2010 by - 0
 
General Motors' OnStar

GM Wants To Give OnStar Subscribers A Break -- On Insurance

General Motors' OnStar service has been popular with consumers, but it's facing stiff competition from other providers that offer many of the same services -- often, for... read more October 29, 2010 by 0


 
teen driver

Keeping Teens On Parents’ Policy Safer, More Affordable

If you’ll soon have a new teen driver in the household, you’ve probably already given some thought to what vehicle they’ll be driving. But have you thought... read more October 27, 2010 by 0


 
2009 Mitsubishi Lancer

Insurance Losses Point To Risky Drivers More Than Vehicle Safety

By most indications, a late-model used Mitsubishi Lancer is a good, safe choice. It's earned four and five stars from the federal government in recent model years, and while... read more October 19, 2010 by 2


 
2004 Dodge Ram 1500 ST

NICB Names Top Ten Stolen Cars

The National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB) has released the top ten stolen cars in the United States in 2009. Topping the list is the 1994 Honda Accord; three trucks and one... read more September 23, 2010 by 0


 
1997 Nissan 240SX SE

Today in Car News: Nissan 240SX, Night Driving and EVs

The latest estimates on the auto-industry bailouts are in--and GM shares would have to be priced above $133 for us to get back all our $49.5-billion investment in the... read more September 22, 2010 by 0


 
Black-market stolen parts value  -  from LoJack

Vehicle Thefts Down In 2009, But Fewer Vehicles Recovered

Annual crime figures were released this week by the U.S. FBI, and on the vehicle front there's some good news: For one, vehicle theft is way down. It's apparent that all the... read more September 17, 2010 by 1


 
Car accident

How To Steer Clear of the Swoop and Squat and Other Car Fraud

Lackluster economies bring out the worst in people, as they attempt to adapt to diminishing incomes. Some turn to easy money in the form of insurance fraud--and some become... read more September 13, 2010 by 3


 
Car accident

Where Are America's Safest Drivers? Not In Philly Or Los Angeles...

Fort Collins, Colorado has again been named America's Safest Driving City, while drivers in Philadelphia, Los Angeles, and Dallas leave a lot to be desired—if you wish... read more September 2, 2010 by 6


 
2008 Mitsubishi Lancer

Five Cars With Surprisingly High Insurance Costs

Get a more expensive car, and you might expect the insurance premium to be quite a bit higher.But that's not always true. Instead, the most expensive cars are often those... read more August 14, 2010 by 1


 
car on fire

Insurance Fraud Up Again: Inflated Bills, Staged Accidents Rampant

Smashed windshields, staged accidents, and suspicious fender-benders and vehicle fires might remain relatively common tactics for deceiving insurance companies—and might be... read more August 11, 2010 by 0


 
iPod Touch

AA: Apple iPod Turns Drivers Into Zombies

The Apple iPod and iPhone are the root of more than a dozen accidents every day in the UK, and one insurance company says its nation's drivers are losing their grip on good... read more August 6, 2010 by 0


 
2010 Cadillac Escalade

Cadillac Escalade A Beacon For Thieves, Says Insurance Data

If you plan to purchase a Cadillac Escalade, Ford F-250 Crew Cab, Infiniti G37, or Dodge Charger Hemi, you might want to check in with your insurance agent first. Why?... read more August 2, 2010 by 1


 
Old Driver

For Older Drivers, Mental Workouts Help Reduce Accidents

Play a musical instrument? Take hikes on the weekend? Do the morning crossword puzzle? As odd as it might sound, any of these things might make you a better, safer driver. It... read more July 17, 2010 by 1


 
2007 Ford Fusion

Car Insurance Claims 101: Be an Informed Driver and Policyholder

What does it mean to file an auto insurance claim? When you file a car insurance claim, you are requesting reimbursement to help cover costs associated with a loss. That loss... read more June 18, 2010 by 0


 
Screencap from Hagerty's CarMatch Facebook app

Find Your Classic Car Match With Hagerty's Facebook App

Like Chinese drywall or that fifth Jello shot, Facebook apps often seem like a good idea at the time, but turn out to be a pain in the neck. Yesterday, we stumbled across an... read more May 28, 2010 by 0


 

 
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