Category: Auto Insurance

AAA: Distracted Driving For Teens A Bigger Problem Than Thought

  WASHINGTON — Distractions — especially talking with passengers and using cellphones — play a far greater role in car crashes involving teen drivers than has been previously understood, according to compelling new evidence cited by safety researchers. The AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety analyzed nearly 1,700 videos that capture the actions of teen drivers in the moments before a crash. It found that distractions... Read Article

How Driving Violations Can Affect Auto Insurance Premiums

From the car you drive, to the frequency with which you use it, there are several factors that go into determining how much you pay in auto insurance premiums. Each factor is weighted,, ultimately resulting in a price for typically a 6 or 12 month policy period. A major contributor to premiums is your driving record. The safer you drive, the more likely it is... Read Article

New-Car Sales To Flourish In 2015

Two recently released reports suggest that 2015 will be a big year for new-car purchases, with auto insurance application activity picking up as a result of this as well. Sales of all-new cars and trucks is forecast to total 17 million over the next 12 months, a near 3% uptick from 2014, the highest amount in more than a decade, according to estimates made by... Read Article

Near-Collision Risk Doubles When Skies Are Clear

Everyone knows that inclement weather can bring with it an increased risk for being involved in a crash, due to the slippery conditions that ice, snow and heavy rain can cause. However, a new study reveals that sunny days have significant accident potential as well. The chances of being involved in a near-collision double on days in which the skies are clear, video-based driving safety... Read Article

Why You May Want to Consider Bundling Your Auto Insurance

There are a lot of things to consider when buying auto insurance, such as how comprehensive plans are and overall quality. However, many buyers are motivated strictly on price and do not take the time to delve into what coverages they're actually purchasing. It's important for drivers to begin considering more than just price and take a more in depth look into the coverages they're... Read Article