NJ City Institutes Auto Insurance Fee for Accident Response

Trenton, NJ – (WiredPRNews.com) New Jersey media sources are reporting that the small city of Salem’s city council has adopted an ordinance allowing its fire department to pass on to car insurance companies part of the cost of responding to accidents. According to members of the fire department and city council, the bills will not […]

Regulator Encourages Discussion with High-Risk Auto Insurance Group

Lancaster, PA – (WiredPRNews.com) Regulators at the Pennsylvania department of insurance and transportation have issued an advisory encouraging families to assess and discuss the driving abilities of older drivers. The public announcement comes at a time when crash rates among older drivers are reportedly rising in the state and during National Older Driver Safety Awareness […]

Fla. Auto Insurance Regulators Strongly Recommend Extra Coverage

Orlando, FL – (WiredPRNews.com) In addition to requiring motorists to carry auto insurance in order to drive legally, states also set minimum monetary thresholds up to which policies in the state must provide financial protection. But still, regulators and industry experts say that these minimums often fall short of the coverage levels needed to ensure […]

Calif. Auto Insurance Regulator Approves State’s First Pay-as-You-Drive Programs

Los Angeles, CA – (WiredPRNews.com) The first two pay-as-you-drive auto insurance plans that will be offered in California were approved on Thursday and should be made available to drivers in 2011. The announcement comes two years after Insurance Commissioner Steve Poizner began developing regulations for such programs. Pay-as-you-drive plans, through which policyholders can receive discounts […]

Ky. Regulators Educate Consumers on Auto Insurance Nonrenewals

Louisville, KY – (WiredPRNews.com) There are many reasons that auto insurance companies can use as a basis for ending an insurer-policyholder relationship. But when and how an insurer can cease writing coverage for an individual depends very much on the circumstances. To add clarity to this matter, regulators in the Bluegrass State have made available […]

Texas Auto Insurance Requirements to Shift in 2011

Houston, TX – (WiredPRNews.com) Lone Star State motorists who go to renew their basic auto insurance policies after Jan. 1, 2011, will find that they will be better protected by their insurers — whether they like it or not. That’s because, as of the beginning of the new year, the minimum amount of coverage required […]

Arkansas Regulators ‘Crack Down’ on False Proof of Auto Insurance

Little Rock, AR – (WiredPRNews.com) Nearly every state in the country requires its residents to secure an auto insurance policy for a car before they can drive legally, but a sizable portion continues to go without coverage. Aside from the looming possibility that these uninsured motorists could end up having to pay out-of-pocket for any […]

Wisconsin Senator Takes Aim at Auto Insurance Law

Madison, WI – (WiredPRNews.com) A Wisconsin newspaper reported earlier this week that the new state senate president, Mike Ellis, is aspiring to repeal certain provisions of the Wisconsin auto insurance regulation change that went into effect this past summer. In an interview with The Post-Crescent, Ellis told the paper that, although he has no qualms […]

Vehicle Type Shown to Affect Auto Insurance Prices

Rancho Cucamonga, Ca – (WiredPRNews.com) Although it’s likely not the first factor taken into consideration when purchasing a new car, the type of vehicle that a consumer finally decides on buying could drastically affect the price that he or she pays for auto insurance. In a new FAQ, the writers at OnlineAutoInsurance.com discuss why this […]

More Effective GDL Programs Could Help Auto Insurance Prices

Rancho Cucamonga, California (WiredPRNews.com) — Last week, advocates gathered on Capitol Hill to voice support for proposed federal legislation that would establish uniform standards for state driver’s licensure requirements. The bill, known as the Safe Teen and Novice Driver Uniform Protection (STANDUP) Act, outlines more stringent requirements for graduated driver’s licensing (GDL) programs that could […]