Car Insurance Roundup, July 18, 2016


The Strange Connection Between Car Insurance & Hurricanes | Credit.com

Meteorologists and weather reporters often whip up a frenzy about major impending storms, and though many of these peter out with little impact, others leave devastating wreckage in their paths. 


First car insurance claims roll in for Pokemon Go

Pokemon Go, the augmented-reality app that has taken the world by storm recently, is reportedly causing distracted users to engage in unsafe behaviour, including dangerous driving leading to car crashes. 


Explore 2 Month Car Insurance Best Plans At Most Affordable Premiums With Free Help Online | PR Carbon

It is easier to find 2 month car insurance best plans by using the internet to your advantage. 


Car hire: it’s a risky business | IOL

Your flight arrives at the airport, you grab your luggage and head straight for the car hire agency. The process seems efficient enough – you have access to a car in an affordable class and you’re mobile. 


Ensuring drivers get home safe | Bangkok Post: lifestyle

Continuing our Female Leadership series, Life talks to the founders of U Drink I Drive, a business designed to reduce car accidents caused by drunk driving. 


UK Auto Insurance Policyholders Embrace Telematics to Get Lower Premiums

Demonstrating a growing intolerance of mobile phone use at the wheel, a survey of 1314*motor insurance policyholders in the UK found that consumers want to be rewarded with lower premiums for not using their smartphones while driving. 


Blog: Forgetful drivers losing it when parking! – Motoring – Norwich Evening News

If you’ve ever forgotten where you parked you’re in good company with 14 millions Brits paying the price of ‘car amnesia’, writes motoring editor Andy Russell. 


‘Accident’ at Toh Guan Road reminiscent of multi-million dollars insurance scam | The Independent

Insurance fraudsters are increasingly creative and will even perpetrate scams by staging accidents. In 2015 for example, former dispatch rider, Rahmat Mohd, 37 was taken to Court for staging car accidents in a bid to make more than $1.1 million in fraudulent insurance claims. He pleaded guilty to 25 charges of abetment to cheat. 


Massive hike in car insurance amid rises – Independent.ie

The latest figures released by the CSO reveal that prices on a year-to-year basis were up 0.1 compared to the same month in 2015. 


Stretching Your Dollar: Cut costs on your car insurance | FOX25

According to nerd wallet—drivers in Massachusetts will spend 11-hundred dollars a year for car insurance. Factors like age and previous claims can determine your rate but there are some other choices that could drop your current rate even. 


Young driver quoted €5,300 for car insurance – new drive to stop rip-off premiums | Donegal Now

Massive  hikes in the cost of motor insurance could lead to an increase in the number of people driving without insurance on Donegal’s roads, it was claimed this week. 


Calloway District Court to Offer Probation Program for Car Insurance Offenders | WKMS

Calloway County’s District Judge and County Attorney are partnering to offer a new probation program to people who are cited for not having car insurance. 


What’s Driving Up Your Auto Insurance Rates? « CBS Chicago

No accidents, no tickets and no claims for years. You’d think a good record would keep your car insurance from going up. 


Stretching your dollar on renters insurance | WTNH Connecticut News

We all know buying insurance on some things doesn’t always feel worth it. Sometimes you pay money only to not need any coverage but when it comes to renting, the insurance may save you in other ways. 


How to finance a car in 6 easy steps – NY Daily News

A new-car purchase can be a big investment, and you will likely require some help when it comes to funding. Financing will provide the cash you need to make the transaction. 


Are we leaving the car industry too soon?

Innovation often comes from industries with their backs to the wall, writes Flinders Partners CEO Anthony Francis, arguing that introducing new technologies into struggling sectors could be the key to shorter-term economic growth. 


Houston floods may increase car insurance rates | khou.com

Have you checked your mail today? There’s a good chance you’ll receive a letter from your auto insurance company alerting you to a change in your premium. 


Compulsory third party car insurance premiums could skyrocket in SA, Family First warns – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Compulsory third party (CTP) car insurance premiums could skyrocket unless the South Australian Government intervenes, Family First MLC Robert Brokenshire has warned. 


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