One day, the savings could be big enough on coverage that it could make these vehicles practical. Insurers are always advertising different ways for consumers to obtain an auto insurance discount that is large enough that it will entice them into switching to their policies, and with the introduction of new technologies such as self-driving cars, it appears as though an entirely new world is opening up for drivers and the companies that cover them, says a recent survey. Google has already produced a prototype for this type of vehicle,…Read More
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Driverless Cars Bring Uncertainty to the Car Insurance Industry
Most of the time, we don’t need need to think about car insurance. Every now and again accidents occur, forcing drivers to break out those little-used plastic cards for an information swap. It’s how we hold each other accountable on the road. But what if drivers didn’t control their cars’ actions? Talk of futuristic “driverless” cars has insurance companies scratching their heads. Expected to reduce accidents and increase accessibility, driverless cars are one of the latest technologies being developed, according to Mercury News. These motorized cars are already being tested on the…Read More
Auto insurance for self driving cars – will it be cheaper?
Many wonder whether or not coverage will be less expensive when vehicles operate themselves. As a small handful of companies, including Google, work on creating driverless or self driving cars, many people wonder what type of impact this will have on their auto insurance rates. Lawmakers in some states are already working on the first set of rules for vehicles that drive themselves. What many prospective future owners are wondering is whether or not this added technology will provide savings on auto insurance policies. Florida, Nevada, and California have all…Read More
Driverless cars being test driven in California, though insurers aren’t quite ready for robot drivers
Auto insurance industry beside itself on the self driving car issue Though it may sound like science fiction to have a robot driving a car for you, Google is already taking driverless cars out on the roads of California to test them, regardless of the fact that the law hasn’t even considered that this could be possible. Next door, the state of Nevada has already created regulations that are allowing these robot operated vehicles onto its public roads, and Brian Sandoval, the governor of that state, has already been out…Read More