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 fraud thrives in Tampa until detected

    by Richard Burton
    Auto insurance fraud thrives in Tampa until detected

    Tampa has become a hot spot for auto insurance fraud which has been going on undetected for quite a while now. There are many stories that have come to light and one involves Dr. Alex Petro who claimed disability as a result of a car accident in Hillsborough County. He claimed that he could not even cut grass or even remove the garbage. Thus, he managed to collect $300,000 from the insurers through disability payments. However, Petro ran out of luck when he was arrested on certain prescription drug charges. When the Pinellas Sheriff’s deputies delved further into their investigations … (more) April 15, 2011

  • Oregon Owners of ‘Wrecked’ Cars May Get More Info Due To New Law

    by Jeanny Hopper
    Oregon Owners of ‘Wrecked’ Cars May Get More Info Due To New Law

    In an effort to urge Oregon residents and insurers about ‘new’ rights in the event that their car gets totaled in an accident, the state’s Department of Consumer and Business Services (DCBS) issued a reminder last week. Taking effect earlier this month, House Bill 2190 permits car owners to obtain more information for the purpose of greater leverage whenever a settlement for a totaled car is in the middle of negotiation. The DCBS reported that this new law compels insurers to take several considerations. First, drivers should be provided with a written notice that outlines the total loss which includes … (more) January 28, 2010

  • Californians Can Now Get A Low-Cost Auto Insurance

    by Jeanny Hopper
    Californians Can Now Get A Low-Cost Auto Insurance

    Due to the tough economic times, many residents of San Joaquin Valley (just like most residents in California) are being forced to let go of some conveniences — auto insurance included.  With unemployment at an all time high, more and more Californian motorists are choosing to hit the road uninsured.  Affected drivers feel that car insurance is not a necessity but more a financial burden.  Faced with budgetary constraints, a lot of people are forced to downplay the benefits of auto coverage. State officials on the other hand are set to change the mindset of Californians and are on a … (more) November 22, 2009