Auto insurance rates have risen 17 percent since 2020

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American drivers are paying considerably more now for their coverage than a couple of years ago. Drivers across the United States are paying around 17 percent more for their auto insurance than they were paying in 2020, according to the results of a new Insurify study. This year, the average annual premiums for passenger vehicles across the country is $1,750. Michigan was identified as the state where drivers are paying the most for their auto insurance, at an average annual $2,510. The difference between that and what drivers are paying…

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Rising auto insurance rates causes customer satisfaction to fall

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A new JD Power study showed that drivers are unhappy with their insurers over climbing premiums. A new JD Power study has shown that motorists’ satisfaction with their insurers is falling as they watch their auto insurance rates rise. JD Power published the results of their 2022 Insurance Shopping Study showing discontent among drivers. The study showed that auto insurance rate hikes have been driven by a 41 percent rise in the price of used cars. This has pushed vehicle repair and replacement costs skyward and has sent insurers to…

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Mercury releases list of SUV models for the cheapest auto insurance

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The insurer has identified the top sport utility vehicles for affordable policies. A major factor worth considering in the purchase of a new sports utility vehicle (SUV) is whether it will qualify for the cheapest auto insurance. Coverage is an ongoing cost that will continue for the entire lifespan of the vehicle. By taking premiums into consideration, even a slightly more expensive SUV that has the cheapest auto insurance could end up being the most affordable vehicle to own over its lifetime. Since SUVs are now notably more popular than…

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Another State Farm Louisiana auto insurance rate reduction ahead

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The insurer has already slashed its rates earlier this year due to the reduced claims during the pandemic. More Louisiana auto insurance rate cuts are on their way from the largest car insurer in the state. The reason for the latest reduction in State Farm premiums is the same as the last. The pandemic lockdowns have taken many cars off the roads, shrinking claims rates. State Farm currently covers about one in every three private vehicles in the state. State Farm provides car insurance to almost one third of all…

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Eased truck insurance premiums enforcement gives much needed relief in pandemic

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The goods transportation industry is fighting hard to keep up with new demands in a changing landscape. The trucking industry has stepped up to meet rapidly shifting needs in an evolving arena, but new relaxed truck insurance premiums regulations is offering some relief. This transportation is critical to making sure businesses and individuals have access to essentials. That said, while many truckers are certainly keeping busy, the truck insurance premiums that have been rising over the years have placed substantial pressure on these businesses as they fight to keep up.…

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New Allstate app to help good drivers save more on auto insurance premiums

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The insurer is testing a new app-based program to monitor motorist behaviors for weekly savings opportunities. A new Allstate app has entered into the testing process with the goal of allowing good drivers to prove how safe they are behind the wheel in exchange for savings. The program monitors a number of habits such as speeding and braking hard. The idea expands on existing usage-based insurance strategies including those already offered by the insurer. The goal is to make it possible for good drivers to demonstrate that they are a…

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Top US cities for speeding tickets identified in recent report

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A new Insurify study revealed the top 20 cities across the country where speeders tend to drive. Driving over the speed limit is far from a rare occurrence in most cities, but new data regarding speeding tickets has pointed to the cities where it happens most. There isn’t a driver on the road who hasn’t seen another vehicle go zipping by above the marked limit. The Insurify study didn’t take into account the reason for the excessive speed. That data was not available for analysis. The recipients of the speeding…

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