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Hawaii Latest State to Ban Texting While Driving

The state of Hawaii has become the latest to ban texting behind the wheel, becoming the 40th to do so, when Governor Neil Abercrombie signed a bill into law late last month. The ban goes into effect on July 1, … 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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NoDak Governor Approving Stronger DUI Penalties

It’s no secret that even one DUI will make your insurance rates go up, if not worse, but the North Dakota legislature, supported by their governor, feels that current penalties simply aren’t enough. To that end, North Dakota lawmakers have … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Assembly Rolls Back Auto Insurance Minimums

The State Assembly of Wisconsin has passed legislation meant to roll back the mandatory minimum auto insurance coverage in the state, and has sent it on to the Senate, where it will likely pass and be sent to Governor Scott … Continue reading

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Kentucky Adds 5th County to Mandatory Insurance Pilot Program

Boyd County will be part of a pilot program to ensure that all drivers in the state of Kentucky have auto insurance. Debbie Jones, the Boyd County Clerk, explained that residents of Boyd County who don’t have insurance on their … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Legislature to Vote on “Truth in Auto Insurance” Repeal TOMORROW

The mostly-Republican state legislature in Wisconsin has introduced two key bills that may grossly change the state’s auto insurance laws. We don’t usually quote things verbatim, but given the fact that this press release came only today, and the vote … Continue reading

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New Jersey Tickets for Snow

Drivers in New Jersey are now required to remove ice and snow from their vehicles or risk fines and citations, under a law passed last year that has just gone into effect. Colonel Rick Fuentes, Superintendent of the New Jersey … Continue reading

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