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

  • Lawyers, Chiropractors Involved in Major Auto Insurance Fraud Ring

    by Jeanny Hopper
    Lawyers, Chiropractors Involved in Major Auto Insurance Fraud Ring

    More than two dozen men and women, including some lawyers and chiropractors, were arrested Tuesday in Los Angeles on charges of running a large scale auto insurance fraud ring that netted more than $450,000. The Automobile Insurance Fraud Division of the District Attorney’s Office reports that four lawyers and four chiropractors were among those arrested. The attorneys and physical therapists are accused of defrauding 15 California auto insurance providers by allegedly filing false claims for staged accidents. A case was filed against 28 defendants on Oct. 22. According to prosecutors, the defendants are part of a larger fraud ring which … (more) October 30, 2009

  • Insurance Experts: Do not Eat and Drive

    by Jeanny Hopper
    Insurance Experts: Do not Eat and Drive

    For any motorist involved in an accident, it is always the other driver’s fault. While it may be natural to blame the other party for a car crash, research has found that most accidents are caused by distractions affecting the driver’s ability to react swiftly to any situation. In fact, a study conducted by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and Virginia Tech Transportation Institute found that some 80 percent of all car accidents were caused by driver distraction. The same study also pointed to driver distraction as the cause of 65 percent of all near-accidents. Researchers concluded that … (more) September 16, 2009

  • Oklahoma has New Insurance ID System

    by Jeanny Hopper
    Oklahoma has New Insurance ID System

    Recent data from research are suggesting that more Americans are resorting to potentially dangerous measures to cut back on expenses. In the latest surveys conducted by car insurance analysts, a large percentage of motorists have expressed the possibility of increasing their deductibles to save on insurance costs. Some respondents have even expressed willingness to drop their coverage entirely. Officials from Oklahoma estimate that some 20 percent of vehicles on the state’s roads and highways do not have updated insurance. Experts say that uninsured drivers are more likely to be involved in a car accident that insured motorists. The presence of … (more) July 14, 2009