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Ohio Considering Smartphone Insurance Verification

Following in the footsteps of states like Missouri, the Ohio legislature is considering a measure that will allow drivers in the Buckeye state to use their smartphones to provide proof of auto insurance. Specifically, the bill in question would allow … Continue reading

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Video: AT&T Don’t Text While Driving

This eight-and-a-half-minute video is part of the It Can Wait campaign against texting while driving that has been sponsored by AT&T. It features the real stories of people who were affected by texting behind the wheel. Not surprisingly, the majority … Continue reading

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Missouri Likely to Allow Digital Proof of Insurance

For the most part, every driver is familiar with the habit of handing over their insurance card if they happen to get pulled over by the police or highway patrol. Many of us are organized enough to keep copies of … Continue reading

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San Diego Removes Red-Light Cameras

B ob Filner, mayor of San Diego, CA recently announced his decision to do away with the red-light cameras meant to enforce traffic laws in his city, stating that statistics from the program have not demonstrated that the cameras have … Continue reading

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Georgia Texting Ban: Two Years Later

Two years ago, the state of Georgia enacted legislation banning texting while driving. If you’re wondering how it’s working, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution is reporting that as of mid-September, 2012, there have been 1,281 drivers convicted, which breaks down to about … Continue reading

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Esurance Offering Discount for Facebook Users in Texas

Who says social media is only a time-waster? Not Esurance. The online auto insurance company has launched a “Like to Save” program for car insurance shoppers in Texas, reaching out to the huge number of Lone Star State residents who … Continue reading

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Goverment Considering Limiting OnBoard Auto Electronics

According to the latest available numbers, there were 3,092 deaths due to distracted driving in 2012. Because of numbers like that, as well as accident claims that don’t cause death, but still cost money, many states have instituted laws banning … Continue reading

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