Car Insurance Roundup, July 7, 2016


Allianz expands car insurance to cover ridesharin

Given recent moves by many Australian state and territory governments to formally recognise ridesharing, Allianz has responded to the changing market and seeks to provide certainty of insurance coverage and peace of mind for its customers when they are using their privately owned cars for ridesharing. 


Pearse Doherty will attend public meeting to discuss car insurance | Donegal Now

Donegal people are being urged to attend a public meeting that will discuss the rising cost of car insurance. The meeting will take place on Monday at 7.30pm in the Station House Hotel in Letterkenny. 


Admiral estimates car insurance for Brooklyn Beckham and his new car will cost over £7K

Admiral ran a quote for Brooklyn, based on his new car and living at the family home in Holland Park. They added his Mum and Dad as named drivers, her as a fashion designer and him as a model (Admiral can’t record his occupation as for ex-international footballer).  


Car insurer likes teen driver’s chutzpah | Business Insurance

This is definitely worth a thumb’s up: A U.K. teenager put his social media savvy to good use by challenging a car insurance company to pay the £300 deposit ($410) he needed as part of his quote if he could get a certain number of likes on Facebook. 


Auto Insurance Myths – Debunking 8 Common Misconceptions! – Yahoo Finance

Auto insurance remains a poorly understood product. Consumer research data shows that many car owners do not know what type of auto insurance they needs, the differences between various policies and are not familiar with terminology. 


Black Box Auto Insurance Is A New Policy That Can Help Drivers Save Money! – Yahoo Finance

Black box auto insurance is gaining momentum, but industry experts are unsure whether many drivers will accept this type of coverage. The main problem is that an agency will gain access to personal details about the clients’ driving habits and patterns. 


UK new car sales break record in first half of 2016 | Autocar

There have been 1,420,636 new car registrations so far in 2016 – a new record – but demand in June has eased by 0.8%, according to the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT). It says the fall is a predicted sign of the market stabilising after record sales in 2015. 


Most polled Canadian drivers regard themselves as polite drivers, although that is not the view of fellow motorists

Almost everyone behind the wheel may consider themselves to be polite drivers, but that does not mean they have the same perception of fellow motorists sharing the road, suggest new survey findings issued Tuesday by Kanetix.ca. 


3 Cars That’ll Garner Excellent Premiums | CJOnline.com

In the world of car insurance, there will always be those cars that make an insurance company turn their heads and run. Not to say they’re risk averse, but some vehicles (crotch rockets, hot rods, sports cars, or anything qualified as “souped-up) will be extremely costly to insure. Saving money on your premium starts with thinking critically about the type of vehicle you purchase. 


How much do credit scores impact NJ car insurance premiums?

Every state but New Hampshire requires auto insurance, and most insurance companies take applicants’ credit scores into consideration when determining their premiums. In New Jersey, a recent study reveals how your credit score has a bigger impact on how much you pay than in other states. 


What really determines your car insurance rate?

Shopping for car insurance can be an arduous task. Between sifting through quotes and picking the right coverage, car owners are often left more confused than when they started. 


One in eight cars on the roads in east London do not have insurance | London – ITV News

Expert analysis revealed East London has the highest number of uninsured vehicles in the UK as a percentage of all vehicles in the area. 


UAE Insurer to Offer Taxi Fare Refund – UAE, Car Insurance – Masala! – Bollywood Gossip News, Indian Celebrities and Pictures

According to a report in Gulf News, road users in the UAE can now get some extra compensation if they encounter trouble while driving or their car breaks down in the middle of the road. 


EU Commission set to review the issue of insurance companies not rewarding good driving histories | Donegal Now

Motorists across the EU are not reaping the benefits of maintaining good driving practice – at least not when it comes to paying for car insurance. 


North Providence: Man charged after teen hit by car at fireworks display – News – providencejournal.com – Providence, RI

A 14-year-old girl Sunday was hit by a car Sunday night outside North Providence High School where police say students had congregated to watch a fireworks display. 


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