Michigan drivers can now show proof of auto insurance with their mobile devices

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New law allows drivers to show proof of insurance with a smartphone or tablet New law in Michigan will allow drivers to show their proof of auto insurance to law enforcement officers with their smartphones or tablets. The legislation was signed into law by Governor Rick Snyder in October of 2015, but the law only took effect on January 5 of this year. The law is expected to provide drivers with more flexibility in proving that they have the necessary auto insurance coverage when they are pulled over by law…

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Auto insurance electronic proof law signed by Missouri governor

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Gov. Jay Nixon has now added his signature to House Bill 322 so that coverage cards can be shown digitally. The Governor of Missouri, Jay Nixon, has now signed House Bill 322, which will give drivers the opportunity to use their smartphones and other mobile electronic devices to display a digital version of their proof of auto insurance, which will be considered an allowable format for official situations. These devices are being used by people for a growing number of purposes and could make proof more convenient to display. According…

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This week in Insurance News Headlines

Live Insurance News Video – This week in the headlines…   Stories we covered in today’s headlines along with notes and highlights… Title: Consumer satisfaction in homeowners insurance sector continues to climb  Insurance agents will be happy to hear that the latest report in from J.D. Powers makes note of consumers satisfaction is higher than ever when a claim is reported to the agent first opposed to them  being redirected to the insurance company. The study shows that consumer satisfaction is climbing despite the problems that recent natural disasters have…

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Auto insurance cards accepted electronically in only some states

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Paper proof of coverage cards are still required in the majority of states, so drivers should inform themselves. Although electronic proof of coverage is starting to make a growing number of auto insurance news headlines, drivers are being cautioned that the majority of states still require the paper cards and will not yet accept a digital version displayed on a mobile device. Many people are becoming confused by the advertising made by certain insurers. Consumers are being cautioned to pay closer attention to these auto insurance commercials, as the service…

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Auto insurance digital proof now accepted in Colorado

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Cell phones can now be used to prove that coverage is present for vehicle policies. The state Senate in Colorado has just passed a new bill that has allowed drivers to prove that they have a license, registration, and auto insurance through a digital copy displayed on their mobile devices such as a smartphone or tablet. Drivers carrying smartphones or tablets will now be able to prove their coverage with electronic versions of the card. The vote in the Senate was unanimously in favor of updating the auto insurance law…

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Auto insurance proof of coverage in Arkansas goes digital

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The House has given its approval for allowing drivers to use mobile devices to show active policies. The Legislature in Arkansas has just approved a new bill that will allow drivers within the state to use smartphones, tablets, and other types of mobile devices in order to display an electronic or digital version of their proof of auto insurance card. The electronic copy will be considered completely acceptable in place of the traditional card. The 91 to 0 unanimous vote among the lawmakers in the House passed a proposal backed…

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Auto insurance electronic proof considered in Georgia

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Smartphones and other digital devices may soon be used to prove that coverage exists. Drivers in Georgia may soon have a new way to provide proof of auto insurance whenever they are required to show it, including at times when they have been pulled over by a police officer. A new proposal to allow a digital copy of the policy proof card to be used has cleared the House. The proposal, which would allow drivers to use smartphones, tablets, and other digital devices to show digital copies of their proof…

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