Millions of drivers may be eligible for car insurance discounts, according to Progressive Insurance

Progressive Insurance has issued a new report detailing how as many as 70 million drivers in the U.S. could be missing out on major savings. The insurer launched a new product earlier this year that collects data from drivers who opt to have a simple device installed in their vehicles. The device tracks driving habits and send the information to Progressive agents who determine whether these habits are safe. Those with safe driving habits are eligible for major discounts on their car insurance policies. Progressive’s report draws upon data collected…

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State Farm auto insurance remains outside of Massachusetts

Following the end of the state-set auto insurance rates in Massachusetts three years ago, there have been over a dozen new insurers that have rushed in to take their piece of that sector. However, the largest auto insurer in the country, State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Co., has decided that it will be remaining outside of the state. Other insurers that have made their way in include Allstate, Geico, and Progressive. It’s believed that a fourteenth new auto insurer, Sun Prairie, Wisconsin-based General Casualty, will soon be joining that market.…

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Progressive will employ 150 more people in Colorado Springs in 2011

Progressive auto insurance will be holding job fairs in Colorado Springs, in order to hire 150 more people before the end of the year and are looking for individuals seeking a rewarding career within the industry. The insurer has been named the 2011 Best Company to Work For in Colorado by Colorado Business Magazine, and has also recently been recognized on the Military Times EDGE Best for Vets 2011: Employers list. It is the fourth largest auto insurer in the United States. Progressive will be hosting a number of career…

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Does your car insurance cover injuries to your pet?

In 2007, Progressive became the first insurance company to offer consumers a supplemental auto insurance plan that would provide some coverage in the case of an injury occurring as a result of an auto collision. They provided their customers with liability claims as high as $1,000 for bodily injuries experienced by pets that were involved in a car crash while travelling with their owners. That said, as of February 2011, the bar was raised when Chubb Group of Insurance Companies started to offer up to $2000 in coverage for animals…

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