National Highway Traffic Safety Administration announced last Monday that almost 5 million cars sold in USA should be recalled because of potentially deadly flow in their airbag safety systems. Car manufacturers reacted quickly and added a few millions more, making it almost 8 million vehicles long list that should be recalled and have their Takata airbags replaced. The danger that airbags present The problem with these “killer” airbags lies in the fact that while deploying they may tear up their brackets taking with them smaller shrapnel pieces of plastic and metal which could cause lethal wounds … (more) November 4, 2014

  • Young Drunk Drivers Cause Problems in Kentucky

    by Jeanny Hopper
    Young Drunk Drivers Cause Problems in Kentucky

    State police in Kentucky are finding out all possible means to help eradicate Kentucky’s problem on underage drinking. This problem has long been plaguing young driver’s car insurance in the state. As Kentucky state police serves as the administrator for Underage Drinking Laws grant, it is the task of the organization to come up with projects for the youth and keep them sober while driving on roads and highways. State legislators are also looking into the problem to see if laws can be amended to help remedy this situation. According to reports, meetings have been ongoing since first of December … (more) December 13, 2009

  • Auto Insurance Companies Hold Seminars on Driver Safety

    by Jeanny Hopper
    Auto Insurance Companies Hold Seminars on Driver Safety

    Auto insurance companies as of late have steadily increased their premium rates and consumers are complaining.  Recent premium hikes have not gone unnoticed and people are crying foul, citing the move to be insensitive and callous to policyholders’ plight.  Economic conditions have for the longest time remained stagnant, yet bills keep on increasing, like auto insurance payments. Insurers on their part blame the less than resilient economy for recent rate hikes.  They say that it is necessary for them to adjust premiums to stay afloat. With less people getting insurance coverage, companies have to be creative and innovative in searching … (more) December 10, 2009

  • Ohio Car Registration Loophole Raising Insurance Fears

    by Jeanny Hopper
    Ohio Car Registration Loophole Raising Insurance Fears

    State officials, law enforcement agencies, and Ohio auto insurance providers are unraveling a flaw in state policies regarding car registration. In a startling revelation, thousands undocumented immigrants were reported to have acquired Ohio plates without having to undergo scrutiny from the state’s Bureau of Motor Vehicles (BMV). Details are not becoming clearer after some officials and insurance experts pointed out the irregularities being encountered. Law enforcement agencies from other states also raised questions to the BMV after seeing Ohio plates on cars owned by and registered to mostly undocumented Latino immigrants. Further investigation revealed a burgeoning cottage industry of … (more) September 18, 2009