In a recent blog by Cars Insurance Savings, the writer mentioned seven things about a car that influences the cost of auto insurance. Before buying a car, it is important to make sure of some things because they can incur a lot of cost. To be brief, here are the seven things that car owners need to make sure: Find out how much repairs would cost: If the car is a foreign and fancy one, it can cost you a lot to repair it! This translates to a high premium for the auto insurance. Be sure that your car … (more) January 16, 2015

  • Auto insurance would be tied to helmet law debate

    by Richard Burton
    Auto insurance would be tied to helmet law debate

    The auto insurance representatives from Michigan have stated that they will oppose repealing of the state’s motorcycle helmet law, but would want to discuss the no-fault reforms with Governor Snyder. In the fallout in the state Senate vote with regard to allowing motorcyclists to ride their bikes without helmets, Governor Snyder has stated that he will consider the matter in a broader perspective, after looking at the no-fault insurance reforms. Governor Snyder has not disclosed any further details, but the insurers do have a rough idea. The insurers want the state to repeal the requirement that every motorcyclist should have … (more) July 17, 2011

  • Virginia Drivers Advised to Drive More Carefully and to Lessen Texting

    by Jeanny Hopper
    Virginia Drivers Advised to Drive More Carefully and to Lessen Texting

    Perhaps due to the holiday season, driving and texting has become a new and hazardous trend that is making local and federal authorities crack down not only regular everyday drivers, but on drivers of government agencies as well. Recent reports from Richmond, Virginia show that drivers are strongly coerced to be more careful and responsible when taking control behind the wheel. According to insurance providers in Virginia, forcing drivers to be more responsible comes with good reason. Whether they are changing radio stations, taking a quick bite from a sandwich, talking on the phone or interacting with some passengers, drivers … (more) December 20, 2009

  • San Francisco says NO to pay as you drive

    by Jeanny Hopper
    San Francisco says NO to pay as you drive

    Key insurance regulators in San Francisco announced their reaction regarding the issue on enforcing emissions-cutting car insurance; and their reaction is a big NO. According to sources, San Francisco regulators do not want to mandate the insurance industry to start offering auto policies that aims to cut back on emissions by having clauses that rewards drivers who drive less. Regulators also even said no to future plans of offering such policies, often referred to as “pay-as-you-drive.”  According to reports, San Francisco will need more time before it will accept this idea of helping environmental movements by controlling auto insurance. Going … (more) December 15, 2009