Off road vehicle insurance sought by ATV Federation in Canada

ATV off road vehicle insurance

The organization is hoping to make coverage mandatory in all of the Maritime provinces. The ATV Federation is made a call to have required off road vehicle insurance for all drivers of these machines, throughout each of the Maritime provinces in Canada, by the end of the year. At the moment, only Prince Edward Island has failed to implement this type of regulation for ATV drivers. This would require the drivers of all terrain vehicles in every Maritime province – including P.E.I. – to have to begin shopping for coverage,…

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Progressive Insurance adds to mobile commerce offerings with recreational and sports vehicle coverage quotes

Progressive Insurance has announced that it has expanded its mobile commerce offerings to consumers by adding the ability to use a smartphone or tablet in order to receive quotes for the coverage of motorcycles, RV’s boats, and other recreational and powersports vehicles. Progressive Insurance is already the leading motorcycle insurance company in the United States, and is also the top boat and RV insurer. Clearly, it saw the benefit in expanding its current mobile quote optimization to include this group of vehicles as well as more traditional cars, SUVs, pickups,…

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New dirt bike law may decrease recreational vehicle insurance rates

President Obama has signed a law that is designed to bring some relief to Americans who are affected by a product safety law that was enacted in 2008 in order to prevent children from obtaining toys containing lead. The law went into effect in 2011 and risked prohibiting the sale of four-wheelers and dirt bikes meant for children aged 12 and younger. Businesses selling these recreational vehicles, and the families who purchase those vehicles from them, asked the federal government for assistance in overcoming this struggle. Congress passed House Resolution…

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Basic highlights on top four insurance companies to help consumers

Throughout the financial crisis over the last few years, a number of insurance companies faced a significant struggle, leaving people to wonder about the top insurers after having seen the global giant American International Group (AIG) fall apart.  In order to help consumers to better understand the current the insurance marketplace, experts have compiled some notes about the top four leading companies.  Progressive is among the biggest American auto insurance companies.  It provides standard vehicle insurance as well as products for specialty vehicles such as ATVs, mobile homes, motorcycles, boats…

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North Carolina ATV law revision has raised some eye-brows

In April the North Carolina Senate passed a bill to loosen restrictions on adult ATV riders. The bill was then sent to Governor Beverly Perdue to be signed into law. Governor Perdue had serious concerns about the damaging effects it would have on overall public safety.  She chose not to sign the bill as a representation of her concern. The bill was passed anyway; even without the governor’s signature. There is a legal deadline that a governor must meet in signing a bill into law; after that deadline passes, the…

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New ATV helmet law more lenient than most

Lawmaker’s in the North Carolina Senate debated passing a law, which some officials say, will lead to more serious accidents. The law would exempt adults from mandatory helmet requirements and eye protection when riding ATV’s on private property. Almost six years ago the law was passed that made helmets and eye protection mandatory for ATV riders. Some Senate officials commented that the passing of the 2005 law interfered with an individual’s freedom, and was too much government intrusion telling people how to live their lives. A study shows that about…

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