Monthly Archives: August 2011

SC City Facing Legal Battles over Speed Cameras

Despite the fact that the city of Ridgeland, SC, ended its use of speed cameras on Interstate 95 several months ago, a legal battle is still brewing. According to the State, the newspaper of Columbia, SC, attorneys for the company … Continue reading

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Friday Matinee: Credit Scores & Auto Insurance

Credit scoring, gender, and your driving record all affect the price you pay on auto insurance, but do you understand why? This video looks at these factors.

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New Jersey Man Sentenced for Car Insurance Fraud

Superior Court Judge Benjamin Telsey sentenced Casey M. Wendling of Millville, NJ, to five years of probation and restitution totaling $52,978 after he was found guilty of third-degree insurance fraud. The nature of the crime and the fact that he … Continue reading

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Utah Concerned about Accidents Among Off-roaders

Officials from the state of Utah are extremely concerned about injuries and deaths among people driving off-road vehicles. ORVs, which include all-terrain vehicles, snowmobiles, and even motorcycles are responsible for roughly 1,800 injuries and 14 deaths in that state every … Continue reading

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Tuesday Matinee: Disappearing Deductibles

For the past few years, a popular auto insurance product has been the disappearing deductible. Progressive is one of the insurers offering such a program, as witnessed by this ad from 2008.

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Minnesota Campaign Catches 93 Extreme Speeders

If your car insurance coverage includes a diminishing deductible, better watch your speed. Moving violations can knock you back to the starting point of your plan. You’ll probably want to be especially cautious about your speed if you’re driving in … Continue reading

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American Drivers: Not So Excellent

Ask most Americans and they’ll tell you they’re a pretty good driver, but according to a recent study by Allstate Corp., what people believe about their driving prowess, and what they actually do on the road are radically different. According … Continue reading

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