Auto insurance rates increase as gas prices drop

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There are many reasons that premiums can fluctuate, but this winter it isn’t the storms as much as the affordability. Most drivers see a drop in the price at the pump as being a fantastic way to save money, and this can even encourage more people to head out onto the roads and city streets because it is seen as more affordable, but most also have not taken their auto insurance rates into account. As much as the gas prices, themselves, don’t cause auto insurance to become more expensive, road…

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Will auto insurance rates rise because of cheaper prices at the pump?

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Just as the cost of fueling up with gas goes down, the premiums for coverage might go up. As we watch the price of gas falling, it can be easy to think that we’ll be saving a lot of money, that is until the auto insurance premiums start to make their rise and find us spending in a new area. The price of gas is not directly related to the insurance rates that are charged, but it is indirectly connected. Although the price being advertised at gas stations does not…

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Drivers may be able to save money on auto insurance coverage

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Drivers could be missing out on opportunities to save money on their coverage Drivers in the United States may be missing out on auto insurance savings, according to a new study from InsuranceQuotes.com. The study shows that the average driver has not changes their auto insurance provider for 12 years, with more than a third of drivers never shopping for new insurance policies that may be less expensive. By seeking out new providers, drivers may be able to find better coverage at lower premiums. Loyalty may not be the best…

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The average auto insurance customer hasn’t switched companies since 2003

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According to recent research, one in every three drivers has not shopped around at all for a policy. A recent study was conducted by insuranceQuotes.com, which has now issued its results in a report that showed that the average American driver hasn’t changed the auto insurance provider covering their vehicle in over a decade. In fact, the average length of time since the last change in insurance companies was 12 years, said the report. Furthermore, about one quarter of all drivers have been sticking with the same auto insurance company…

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Loyalty may mean consumers are paying more for auto insurance coverage

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Consumers could find less expensive coverage if they switch carriers Loyalty may be costing drivers in terms of auto insurance premiums. Many consumers opt to stay with their insurance provider because they are provided with certain benefits, such as credit toward insurance payments or discounts on other services. This loyalty may not be as beneficial to consumers as they believe, however, and they could find less expensive auto insurance coverage by switching to another insurer, and this may be a greater benefit than the loyalty rewards they are receiving from…

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Fewer people are switching auto insurance carriers

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More consumers are shopping around for coverage, but not purchasing it More people are shopping around for auto insurance coverage, but fewer are actually changing their carriers, according to the latest J.D. Power 2015 U.S. Insurance Shopping Study. Shopping for insurance coverage has become quite easy, with many consumers choosing to do so from their mobile devices. With shopping becoming easier, consumers are beginning to look for alternatives to their existing auto insurance policies, but they may not be buying new policies even if the policies they find are better…

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Auto insurance collision data shows daylight saving time boosts accidents

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An MP report has shown that when the clocks spring forward, drivers are left dozy behind the wheel. Daylight saving time, also known as summer time, has now caused the clocks to “spring forward” in many countries around the world, including much of the U.S. and Canada, and this has caused health and auto insurance news headlines to flare up with controversy, statistics, and discoveries about the impact that the practice has on our society. This trend will occur once again at the end of the month, as many other…

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