Car Insurance Shopping: Five Things You Must Compare

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What you need to know when shopping for car insurance… Shopping for car insurance can be intimidating simply because there are so many car insurance companies to choose from. To help you determine which car insurance company offers the best premiums to meet your needs, there are five things you must compare between insurance companies including stability, customer service and claim handling, roadside response and repair, policy flexibility and any benefits or discounts offered to consumers as part of an insurance policy. Stability An important deciding factor in the type…

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Some drivers may save on auto coverage with “pay-by-the-mile” insurance

A new form of auto coverage, called “pay-by-the-mile” insurance has now been designed to help people to save money on their premiums and to encourage them to drive less and use public transportation more regularly. The way that the coverage works is that drivers who put fewer miles on their vehicles will pay a lower rate for their insurance every month. It places a direct link between their vehicle’s mileage and their insurance plan. The plan is based on an average annual driving distance of 19,000 miles. Though it does…

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GEICO announces cheaper commercial auto insurance rates for businesses in Texas

Business owners in Texas may now have a commercial auto insurance policy available to them at a lower rate, as GEICO announced that they have made this new coverage available in the state. According to the director of commercial lines at GEICO, Kushwant Singh, his company is happy to be able to provide this new coverage to Texas businesses. He added that his company is recognized for providing cheap auto insurance coverage, but that “more and more business owners in Texas are discovering how much they can save with us…

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Ranking the states by the cost of auto insurance coverage

According to the Insure.com study results, which have only just been released, Louisiana is the state in which it is most expensive to insure a vehicle in the entire country, whereas Maine enjoys the lowest insurance rates in the U.S. The average annual cost of insuring a car in Louisiana is $2,536, whereas in Maine the average cost is only $889. The issues that have been driving the rates higher in many states includes the insurance laws within those states, larger numbers of drivers without insurance, the number of different…

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Erie Insurance survey shows customers distracted from coverage by amusing advertising

Erie insurance has released the results of its latest survey that has shown that insurers have released so many humorous ads that are focused on the price of their products that consumers have been distracted from the actual coverage. Among the participants in the survey, 68 percent said that the majority of the funny auto insurance ads were focused on the money savings they provide. Though these same respondents said that the coverage that a policy provides is the most important thing to consider when buying insurance, 74 percent said…

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Auto Insurance Access announces grand opening of its industry news and top quotes website

Auto Insurance Access (autoinsuranceaccess.com) has announced the grand opening of its new website that provides consumers with the latest news from the industry, helpful information, and the best quotes from the top insurers. One of the biggest struggles faced by consumers and businesses alike as they search for auto insurance, is making sure that they are informed about what is available to them and that they have the tools that they need to use their knowledge to choose the right coverage for their needs from among the various quality policies…

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Insure.com releases survey showing where in the U.S. auto insurance is most expensive

Car insurance rates vary wildly from state to state. This is often due to differing regulations throughout the U.S. It is also because driving in some states is more dangerous than driving in others. Insure.com, an online insurance quote system, has conducted a survey to determine where auto insurance is most expensive in the country. The survey has ranked each state in terms of insurance premiums and the availability of affordable plans, using 900 insurance models as a benchmark. The survey found that Louisiana, Oklahoma and Michigan are the leaders…

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