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

  • Airbags not safe – massive recall announced

    by Richard Burton
    Airbags not safe – massive recall announced

    There has been a major announcement from the US safety regulators concerning recently discovered flaw that exists in the Takata airbags, warning car owners to replace those as soon as possible. Just to illustrate how big this problem is, officials say there has already been four deaths connected to the faulty airbags and if you are an owner of a car that has this type of airbags installed you should have them replaced immediately. Although, according to safety regulations, any system that is being installed in a car needs to pass extensive set of trials and tests before being allowed … (more) November 1, 2014

  • Auto Insurance Purchased Online Growth Trend Continues

    by Jeanny Hopper
    Auto Insurance Purchased Online Growth Trend Continues

    Despite soft consumer demand, U. S auto insurance policies purchased online up seven percent in 2008 versus year ago. A leader in measuring the digital world, comScore, Inc. released a study of online activity for the auto insurance market in 2008. It showed that consumers submitted requests for 32 million online quotes and purchased a record 2.4 million policies online during the year. Due to weaker consumer demand in the current economic environment, the number of quotes requested online declined by one percent. Regardless of that instance, the number of auto insurance policies purchased online increased by seven percent. This … (more) June 26, 2010

  • Federal Government to Act on Distracted Driving

    by Jeanny Hopper
    Federal Government to Act on Distracted Driving

    The Obama administration is poised to take a harder stance against distracted driving, according to Transportation Department officials. According to Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood, distracted driving has resulted in close to 6,000 fatalities last year and at least half a million injuries. A large majority of those incidents were caused by drivers using their cell phones. Officials called on the Congress and the public to find ways to reduce the risk distracted driving has on the nation. Even representatives from the auto insurance industries joined in on the issue, adding that most accidents are caused by drivers losing their concentration … (more) October 3, 2009