Progressive makes insurance news with opportunities for drivers to save

Progressive has made several announcements regarding ways in which it is making auto insurance coverage more affordable. For example, it has announced that drivers in West Virginia will now be seeing lower premiums for their car insurance. According to Allison Feakins, the West Virginia product manager for Progressive, “We make it easy and affordable for consumers to get car insurance.” She explained that the company is regularly reviewing the rates that it charges and that the market conditions have now permitted some changes that will assist individuals in saving money. Moreover,…

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Growing popularity of auto insurance telematics programs provide more discount opportunities

Online Auto Insurance (OAI) has been encouraging customer awareness over a broader array of opportunities to find discounts on their coverage through motorist behaviors such as safe driving and low mileage, following a number of recent reports that are showing that insurers are likely to begin significant investments into technology that will record and transmit information about the driving behaviors of policyholders. A growing number of insurance companies have already been offering programs on an optional basis that allows motorists to install an electronic device into their vehicle that will…

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Progressive to bring in 120 new hires in Austin

Progressive Car Insurance has announced that it will be hiring approximately 120 new people in their claims, sales, and service positions at its contact center in Austin, before the end of the year. These positions come with many attractive qualities, such as flexibility – for example, compressed work weeks and work from home opportunities – a casual dress code, performance bonuses, fitness centers, and on-site medical facilities for both the employees and their families. Recruiting director Katie Koch, from Progressive, said that the insurance company’s employees remain with that business…

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Does Progressive’s Snapshot program offer a true auto insurance discount?

Progressive has taken a new approach to car insurance, called the Snapshot program, that allows its policy holders to share their driving habit information for the opportunity to try to save money. According to the general manager of usage-based insurance at Progressive, Richard Hutchinson, the program is completely voluntary, so drivers who are not interested in taking part are not required to do so. Participating drivers have their cars fitted with a Snapshot transmitter device, which is compatible with most vehicles made in 1996 and afterward. The device monitors the…

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Progressive offers a huge discount with new “Pay As You Drive” program

Earlier this year, the Progressive insurance company began offering Florida residents a pay-as-you-drive insurance program. Dubbed Snapshot, the program gives consumers lower rates of approximately 30% on average, based on their driving behavior. The insurer analyses driving habits with the help of a small device that is installed in vehicles. According to the insurer, the device has tracked over two billion miles, and is now ready to be used throughout the nation. Drivers that signed up are reporting a savings on average of $150 annually. Progressive notes that the possible…

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Progressive announces new options in car insurance

Progressive, the second largest auto insurer in Florida, has announced their new program that will provide discounts to drivers that spend less time on the road. To be eligible for the coverage, drivers must allow the insurer to track how much they drive. This usage based insurance is designed to encourage people to drive less, lowing greenhouse emissions, and also to provide more accurate pricing on auto policies. The plan will specifically benefit travelers who leave their cars parked at airports for several days, families with additional, less used vehicles,…

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