Auto Insurance News Archive for August, 2010

  • Consumer Satisfaction with Auto Insurance Drops, according to recent survey

    by Jeanny Hopper
    Consumer Satisfaction with Auto Insurance Drops, according to recent survey

    A recent survey found that consumers are less happy and less satisfied with the services offered by auto insurance companies due to the latter’s rising premiums in auto coverage. The latest survey of the J.D. Power & Associates research firm  shows that the satisfaction of auto coverage consumers with the policy offerings, interactions and many other factors with their auto insurance providers have dropped by an overall ten (10) points since last year. And, according to the 2010 U.S. National Auto Insurance Study, those figures went down to 777 on a point scale of 1, 000. The reason behind this … (more) August 31, 2010

  • Car Insurance Premiums You Need to Check

    by Jeanny Hopper
    Car Insurance Premiums You Need to Check

    Paying premiums among car insurance companies seem to burden drivers. But only to these drivers who are regularly caught up with road accidents caused by multiple road troubles. Premiums are based on various states of affairs especially with the cases of these drivers who tend to avail automobile insurance. But in the case of some drivers, they give the impression of questioning why their premiums tend to increase in rate even if they aren’t involved in any road dilemma. Increasing number of road accidents every single day bothers law enforcements. It seems that even if insurance rates increase, it can’t … (more) August 30, 2010

  • Teenage Car Insurance

    by Jeanny Hopper

    Not only cars have been bought just for every need. But also for the accessibility of people wherever they want to go. Not only adults drive cars, but also the increasing number of teenagers. Being a parent of a teenage driver, definitely car insurance is badly needed. Almost every year, many of these teenage drivers are involved in road accidents. At their tender age of driving, fault accidents are prone. Usually, the parents of teenage drivers automatically provide their children with car insurance. Although this kind of insurance has higher in rate aside from other insurances, the terms and policies … (more) August 29, 2010

  • What to Do When Securing Car Insurance

    by Jeanny Hopper

    Demands and needs for cars nowadays are continuously increasing. As much as the law enforcements control the road accidents, uncertainties on road safety are expected considering that irresponsible and careless are also escalating. Each in every family needs a car to use whether used in business or for personal purposes. There is now the increasing number of car insurance companies which they say can provide excellent and satisfying insurance offers. Advertisements and promos are claiming that each of these Car insurance companies can suit and provide their customers needs. Knowing every car insurance offers available in the market, many are … (more) August 28, 2010

  • Cheaper Car Insurance for Teens

    by Jeanny Hopper

    Before getting your teenage driver a car, as a responsible parent, you must also evaluate the characteristic and attitude of your child whenever their hand is behind the wheel. Giving them instructions and lectures aren’t enough to supply them with all the information they need to be able drive a car smoothly. That is why they are provided with car insurance. First thing for a teenage driver to know is the basic dos and don’ts of driving. If teenage drivers can follow rules and regulations, there are no records among their driving performance. This could make their car insurance a … (more) August 26, 2010

  • High Grades Make Good Car Insurance

    by Jeanny Hopper

    As school year draw near this week, many teenage drivers start to aim higher grades to have a good break when it comes to their automobile insurance. A lot of offers and discounts for student drivers are being offered. Families with teenage drivers should check out these car insurance companies who offer great deals especially if these students can present them a report card with good grades specifically with a grade of 3.0 or B in their average. With excellent grades these teenage students can earn themselves with several of perks in their car insurance. Other car insurance companies can … (more) August 25, 2010

  • GoAuto opens yet another branch

    by Jeanny Hopper
    GoAuto opens yet another branch

    Within a year, GoAuto has seen immense improvement. With more than 100 employees and nearly 33 branches to their credit, GoAuto has established itself as a low cost insurance company currently. A new branch on Heather Drive which opened this June has added to the success of the company. This new branch is opened by insurance agents who are not just licensed but also have extensive experience in this field. The owners of the new branch Vickie Tweedel and Teresa “Shorty” Daniel have experience of as much as a decade and more as insurance agents. This company calls itself a … (more) August 24, 2010

  • Going Online: A Viable Solution to Compare Auto Insurance Rates

    by Jeanny Hopper
    Going Online:  A Viable Solution to Compare Auto Insurance Rates

    Auto Insurance rates in US are undoubtedly cheaper compared to many other places across the world, but you must go online if you want to get the most competent price. Comparing auto insurances online is the best option when you want to save both time and money. As the number of people using the internet for the comparison is increasing, insurers are feeling the need to provide online tools for the benefit of prospective customers. These tools are not just easy to use but also bring in the advantage of savings in terms of time. If you have to find … (more) August 23, 2010

  • Esurance Excellent Auto Insurance

    by Jeanny Hopper
    Esurance Excellent Auto Insurance

    Esurance is getting the crowd’s attention lately. This San Francisco-based company has made two major steps into making itself renowned for its being innovative and extensive. First, its recently outdoor television advertising campaign have been launched in several cities in the United States. The campaign shows that Esurance is committed to offering auto insurance while ensuring excellent customer service. The outdoor advertisement includes ensemble casts that represents the human and technology side of Esurance, Esurance’s Vice President of Marketing Darren Howard says. Chad, a cast who represents a claims representative, is the human side that uplifts Esurance’s excellent customer service … (more) August 22, 2010

  • Online Auto Insurance Websites Improves their Websites

    by Jeanny Hopper
    Online Auto Insurance Websites Improves their Websites

    Online auto insurance websites have grown over the past years and have provided endless service for auto insurance customers who shop for quotes. Auto insurance is now a must to most states today thus expanding the demand of auto insurance policies. Thanks to the Internet, quotes can now be accessed freely and quickly. This also called for brick and mortar insurance companies to set-up their websites to extend more of their service across the country. Some websites also updated and improved their website services to provide a reliable information base for auto insurance customers. Two of the auto insurance companies … (more) August 21, 2010

  • Misleading Travellers Auto Insurance Commercial Removed In Texas

    by Jeanny Hopper
    Misleading Travellers Auto Insurance Commercial Removed In Texas

    A TV commercial about auto insurance had been pulled out because it gives a wrong idea about the dangers of being uninsured. The commercial shows a desert setting where a man drives his living room and gets into a crash. Then, a voiceover explains the risks of having no auto insurance could affect not only one’s car but could also result in the loss of the driver’s home. The message being delivered in this commercial is that without the protection of auto insurance, the driver could be sued and might even have to sell his or her house to pay … (more) August 20, 2010

  • Michigan Supreme Court Voted In Favour Of Using Credit Score for Determining Auto Insurance Rates

    by Jeanny Hopper
    Michigan Supreme Court Voted In Favour Of Using Credit Score for Determining Auto Insurance Rates

    The Michigan Supreme Court has voted in favour of the use of client credit scores to determine the price of auto insurance in the county. This is a major success for the Insurance Inst of Michigan and other insurance companies in the region, while residents and drivers in the county have something new to worry about. The use of credit scores in determining drivers’ car insurance had attempted to be banned by the Office of Financial and Insurance Regulations, due to the problems and consequences that Detroit residence would experience might be too harsh to handle. The office may have … (more) August 19, 2010

  • Esurance Launches Outdoor Ad Campaign

    by Jeanny Hopper
    Esurance Launches Outdoor Ad Campaign

    Esurance, one of the most well known names in the auto insurance industry, is taking a step further in strengthening its brand by launching a new worldwide outdoor advertisement campaign. This campaign would propagate the message that the company offers quality insurance products and service, and interested clients could access them either through the internet or by phone. The characters featured in the company’s advertisements are chosen and sorted out to represent the human and technology side of Esurance. For example, the approachable Chad the “feely”) and programmer Sanjeev (the “techy”) respectively represent the mentioned sides, making them a balanced … (more) August 18, 2010

  • Cell phone Ban While Driving No Effect

    by Jeanny Hopper
    Cell phone Ban While Driving No Effect

    Car accidents could happen anytime and anywhere on the road no matter how well protected the driver, and often these unfortunate events happen due to something that had become an integral part of everyday modern living: the cellphone. Though these fancy gadgets are a convenience for our lives, they could also prove to be dangerous distractions while driving. Cellphones are communication tools by using its texting and calling features, both of which could divide the driver’s attention from the road and possibly make them miss signs of danger. Texting while driving would make the driver divert his or her eyes … (more) August 17, 2010

  • Older Drivers Safety While Driving

    by Jeanny Hopper
    Older Drivers Safety While Driving

    Older drivers are safer while driving on the road and are involved less in auto insurance than those younger than them, according to statistics. The reason behind this is not because of their age, this is because they have more experience. Experts point out the older drivers, usually the ones past the age of 50 years, are more conscious of their safety while on the road, and this consciousness of automobile safety increase as they get older because they are aware that they are not as good as they were before. Because of this, older drivers use their cars less, … (more) August 16, 2010

  • Having Auto Insurance despite Economic Uncertainty

    by Jeanny Hopper
    Having Auto Insurance despite Economic Uncertainty

    Having auto insurance is a necessity nowadays, being able to have financial backup in case something happens to you while driving in your state’s roads. But with the economic situation and financial uncertainty going about, getting insured is becoming more of an option due to the high costs of the service and car maintenance. Hence, auto insurance rates have dropped to fit in with the situation. That in order to still attract and keep clients, auto insurance companies needed to lower the price of their services. In order to avoid the risk of getting into auto accidents in their own … (more) August 15, 2010

  • New Study Favors The Elderly

    by Jeanny Hopper
    New Study Favors The Elderly

    The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety had recently conducted a survey, the results of which have defied the belief that a greater percentage of elderly drivers were involved in US auto accidents. The result of this study comes as pleasant news to all elderly aged 60 and above. It was so far believed that drivers who are nearing the age of 30 were less likely to cause accidents and hence enjoyed the benefit of cheap auto insurance. The drivers aged above 60 or 70 were considered to be more prone to cause accidents but the recent study of data between … (more) August 14, 2010