Tag Archives: car

Distracted Driving

UP FRONT Activities that take drivers’ attention off the road, including talking or texting on mobile devices, eating, conversing with passengers and other distractions, are a major safety threat. In 2014, 3,179 people died in…

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Auto Insurance Basics—Understanding Your Coverage

The basic personal auto insurance mandated by most U.S. states provides some financial protection if you or another driver using your car causes an accident that damages someone else’s car or property, injures someone or…

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Six Tips For Taking The Wheel When It Comes To Shopping For Car Insurance

Over the last two years, auto insurance costs have risen on average about 10 percent, according to the I.I.I. Why? A better job market: More people working means more people driving—and that means more accidents.…

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How Can I Save Money On Auto Insurance?

The price you pay for your auto insurance can vary by hundreds of dollars, depending what type of car you have and the insurance company you buy your policy from. Here are some ways to…

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What Determines the Price of My Auto Insurance Policy?

The average yearly auto insurance premium is around $800, but there is wide variation around this average. Many factors can affect your premium, and they all help determine how likely you are to have an…

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‘Giant’ Lessons From a ‘Rebel Without a Cause’

‘Giant' Lessons From a ‘Rebel Without a Cause’: Remembering James Dean, 60 Years After His Fatal Auto Crash Despite Gains in Auto Safety Since 1955, U.S. Drivers Between the Ages Of 20 and 24 Remain…

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Drivers, Local Authorities Deal With Tough Winter’s Potholes

Drivers, Local Authorities Deal with Tough Winter’s Potholes Trusted Choice® survey shows about 50% of U.S. car owners report vehicle pothole damage. Georgetown, Texas, March 19, 2015 Poor road conditions have cost consumers and the…

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Drowsy Driving

Research shows that fatigue is a significant factor in motor vehicle, commercial trucking and rail collisions. Drowsy driving causes more than 100,000 motor vehicle crashes a year, resulting in 40,000 injuries and 1,550 deaths, according…

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Self-Driving Cars and Insurance

THE TOPIC Each new generation of cars is equipped with more automated features and crash avoidance technology. Indeed, many of today’s high-end cars and some mid-priced ones already have options, such as blind-spot monitoring, forward-collision…

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As Summer Travel Season Begins, Offers Road Map to Help Consumers Navigate Car Rental Insurance

Car Shares, Hourly Rentals and Other New Options for Rented Rides NEW YORK, July 7, 2014 — If you’re renting a car this summer, you have more choices than ever. What hasn’t changed is the importance of…

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