Auto insurance premiums can nearly double as a result of teen drivers

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In Ohio, when young motorists are added to a parents’ policy, it can cause premiums to spike sharply. The results of a new study from InsuranceQuotes.com has revealed that when teens in Ohio are added to the auto insurance policies of their parents, they are sending premiums up by a massive 84 percent. This means that one teen driver on a policy nearly doubles the insurance premiums that are paid. The explanation that has been offered for these far higher auto insurance premiums is that, statistically speaking, teens are notably…

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5 Tips for Helping Your Child Become A Safe Driver

Once our child reaches the right age to start driver’s training, it is common to feel anxious. Not only do we fear for our child’s safety, but we also fear for the other people on the road. As a parent, it’s important to encourage your child to be a safe driver and with confidence. Although you can only do so much, here are five tips for helping your child become a safe driver: Explain the consequences When it comes to driving, there is always the chance of an accident. From getting…

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Auto insurance rates in Texas higher in families with teen drivers

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Parents are paying premiums up to 71 percent higher in the state because of these younger motorists. Parents of teen drivers in Texas are watching their auto insurance premiums skyrocket as they add their adolescent children to their policies, causing them to have to pay an average of 71 percent more than they used to. The parents in the state are finding the family premiums to become suddenly more difficult to afford. When teens are old enough to obtain their driver’s license, it is one of the most important and…

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Don’t Let Insuring Your Teen Driver Break the Bank

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Teen driver insurance information for every parent. One of the most exciting and terrifying moments for any parent comes the first time you hand your teen the keys to the family car and watch them drive away alone.  You trust your child, and you’ve either taught them well or hired a professional to do so.  Still, there may not be anything quite as scary as the moment when those taillights disappear from view. Having a solid automobile insurance policy for your teen driver is more than just a good idea. …

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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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Problem with teen drivers underlined in Florida auto insurance court case

According to Online Auto Insurance, an appeals court in Florida has recently ruled on a case that began with a crash which involved four adolescents and “some horseplay,” and that underlines the types of behaviors that cause car insurers to charge teen motorists higher rates. The case began with a circumstance where a passenger had been repeatedly reaching across to the driver’s side to honk the horn and take hold of the steering wheel of his girlfriend’s car while she was driving it. Both of these individuals were 17 years…

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Nationwide Insurance addresses modernization with N.C. Legislative Research Commission

Lee Morton, the regional vice president for North Carolina at Nationwide Insurance addressed the N.C. Legislative Research Commission Joint Study Committee on Automobile Insurance Modernization regarding the improvement of rate systems. He talked about the competitive, strong, healthy, diverse, and low-cost system for auto insurance that is already present within the state and identified concerns about the impact that changing the system could have on the state’s motorists. Morton explained that the insurance system in the state is currently fair to all motorists and provides consumers with protection against rate…

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