Auto insurance rates will rise in 2022, regardless of COVID-19

Auto insurance rates - Increase 2022

No matter what the pandemic decides to do this year, drivers will be paying more than in 2021. Auto insurance rates were broadly discounted, refunded and otherwise reduced over the last couple of years, starting in 2020 when the pandemic began and sent employees home to work remotely or, in less fortunate cases to be furloughed or laid off. The lack of drivers on roads meant that the risk of crashes decreased, reducing the cost to insure vehicles. As it became clear that it was less costly to insure people’s…

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How You Can Lower Your Business Auto Insurance Costs

Business Auto Insurance

Having a higher insurance rate will begin to eat into your company’s profits. Even with costs on the rise, you can’t avoid the price of insurance, but you can take active measures to lower the cost of your fleet. The claims will often cause a substantial rise in the price of insurance, and reducing your accidents will prove the most effective way to keep your premiums lower. Maintain Ongoing Assessments Data, the invaluable assistant of every fleet manager, will provide you with accurate and relevant information to make expert risk…

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How do warnings affect my car insurance rates?

How do warnings affect my car insurance rates

Traffic warnings shouldn’t affect your car insurance, as they usually don’t go on your driving record. Any citation that appears on your driving record may have an impact on your insurance rate; however, getting a warning is just that – a warning and not a violation or citation. In this article, we will highlight everything you need to know about traffic warnings and how they affect your car insurance rates. Why do police officers give out warnings? Police officers are usually faced with a hard choice of either issuing a…

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Car insurance savings from pandemic likely to disappear and rates may rise

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Many insurers are likely to begin requesting rate increases, particularly in states such as Florida. Millions of drivers across the United States have been benefiting from car insurance savings in different forms since the start of the pandemic crisis. Some insurers issued refunds, while others provided rebates and yet others lowered their rates. That said, it appears that rates may be returning to normal and some may even be increasing. A recent ABC Action News report pointed to at least one major insurer that would be seeking to raise auto…

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State Farm Ohio auto insurance rates to see 14.3 percent reduction

Ohio auto insurance rates - cars on road

Drivers in the state will be saving a total of $174.1 million per year from the decreased premiums. State Farm recently announced that it plans to implement another Ohio auto insurance rates reduction. It will slash premiums by an average of 14.3 percent, according to the statement issued on July 29. The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic was cited as the reason for the premiums cut. According to State Farm Insurance, “Driving behaviors across the country continue to evolve during the COVID-19 pandemic. Based on current trends, State Farm is…

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Michigan auto insurance is unaffordable to 97 percent of ZIP codes, says UM study

Michigan auto insurance - Car Crash

Nearly every ZIP code has car insurance premiums greater than 2 percent of household income. Michigan auto insurance rates are too high to be considered affordable to people living in 97 percent of the ZIP codes across the state, says a new University of Michigan study. The research was conducted by Poverty Solutions, the university’s campus-wide think tank. The study determined that the cost of auto insurance represented too much of a household’s income. What the researchers found was that in 97 percent of the ZIP codes across the state,…

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Nevada car insurance premiums will rise for 1 in 3 drivers

Nevada Car Insurance - Premiums to rise

About 600,000 motorists across the state will be watching their rates rise in the near future. Around one in every three state residents will be affected by the Nevada car insurance rate hikes coming soon. About 600,000 drivers will see a considerable 9 percent spike to their auto policy premiums this summer. The state will be raising the minimum amount of bodily injury and property damage coverage. As a result, Nevada car insurance rates will also be rising in order to reflect the higher coverage. This will become effective as…

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