Category Archives: Technology at Work

Are Key Fobs Covered by Car Insurance?

In the old days, when car keys were actually keys, keyless entry meant leaving the door unlocked, and remote-start involved sending a teenager to start the car for you, replacing a lost car key was annoying, but not terribly expensive. … Continue reading

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Florida Teens Can Take Permit Tests Online Once More

Last January, the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles stopped a pilot program in which teenagers were allowed to take the test to get their learner’s permits online, after determining that roughly 40% of the people who took … Continue reading

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CEI Now Allows Tracking of Secondary Drivers of Fleet Cars

If you work for a major corporation, you’re probably aware that your company owns a fleet of cars, even if you aren’t among those who actually drives one of them. Someday, however, you might be with your boss on a … Continue reading

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Wednesday Matinee: Flo Talks About Progressive Snapshot

The big news last month was that Progressive’s pay-as-you-drive program, which they call Snapshot, was going national. Until then, it was limited to a few test markets. But what is Snapshot, and how does it work? This video explains:

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The Hartford Embraces EVs

This isn’t really about car insurance, but it applies to cars so we’re sharing it. Insurance giant The Hartford announced recently that it’s changing it’s home insurance policies for new and existing customers to make charging stations for electric vehicles … Continue reading

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Wednesday Matinee: Backup Camera Comparison

We’re used to seeing comparisons of fuel economy, safety features and price when it comes to cars, but this video takes it a step further, comparing the backup cameras of the Honda Odyssey, Toyota Sienna, and two other vehicles.

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GEICO launches Windows Phone App

Almost all of the larger insurance companies have unveiled iPhone apps to help their clients file claims faster, or seek out new agents, but GEICO has recently taken their love of technology a bit further. The insurer, known for amusing … Continue reading

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