Just three states left with no ban on texting while driving

Texting while driving

As of September 2013, only three U.S. states remain with no ban at all in place regarding texting while driving.

More than a third of consumers prefer to buy auto insurance online

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More than one of three consumers prefer to buy auto insurance online and the insurer’s website has a big impact on the decision-making process, J.D. Power and Associates said in a recent report.

III: Reckless driving can mean higher auto insurance rates

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Not only is reckless driving dangerous, but it can also lead to an increase in your auto insurance rates, the Insurance Information Institute (I.I.I.) reminded drivers in a recent report.

TransUnion: Auto insurance risk rises

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After four straight quarter-over-quarter declines, auto insurance risk in the U.S. rose at the end Q3 2011, TransUnion said.

III urges consumers to prevent being underinsured

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The Insurance Information Institute (I.I.I.) recently offered up tips to consumers to help them start 2012 off the right way.

Pennsylvania bans texting while driving

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Governor Tom Corbett signed a bill into law prohibiting the act of texting while driving, making Pennsylvania the 35th state to ban the practice.

New York hits texting drivers hard in August

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New York Governor Andrew Cuomo pointed out last week that harsher laws against texting while driving have led to a significant increase in the number of tickets handed out.

Know when to submit a claim to your auto insurance company

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When you are involved in a car accident or your car is damaged in some way, your first instinct might be to contact your insurance company to report a claim. Not necessarily.

California about to toughen up against texting while driving

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The California Legislature recently took steps to strengthen the ban on texting-while-driving by increasing the penalties and fines associated with infractions.

III: Easy to see why Florida insurance rates are rising

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A recent report from the I.I.I. took a look at why insurance premiums are rising in Florida and found a pretty straightforward answer.