California auto insurance rates will no longer factor gender for premiums calculations

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At the start of the new year, outgoing Commissioner Dave Jones banned insurers from using gender. Outgoing California Insurance Commission Dave Jones banned the use of gender to calculate California auto insurance rates. This ban went into effect on January 1, 2019. The ban applies to rate setting for passenger cars throughout the state with the highest population. The ban on using gender to calculate California auto insurance rates does not represent the first time a rule of this nature was put into place. That said, this remains an impactful…

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Auto insurance costs fell only in California

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According to data from the Consumer Federation of America, that is the only state where this occurred. According to the latest data from the United States, California is the only state in the country where auto insurance costs have been decreasing over the last two decades that ended in 2010. This data was collected and analyzed by a consumer group that attributed the decline to a state law. The Consumer Federation of America is attributed the decreasing cost of auto insurance in California to a law that was passed in…

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