Busted While Texting and Driving? Your Insurance Rates Will Go Up

Imagine adding hundreds of dollars a year to your auto insurance premiums. Now imagine having to pay those higher premiums for three or four years in a row. Or, worse yet, imagine getting dropped by your insurance company and then having to sign up with a carrier no one’s ever heard of. All of that… Read more »

Own a Tesla? Better Get High-Performance Insurance

The hand-wringing over Tesla’s self-driving technology might be mostly misplaced. It’s not the autonomous driving features we should be worried about. It’s the fact that most Tesla owners just aren’t accustomed to driving – and controlling – a car that can go from zero to 60 in under 3 seconds. Even the soon-to-be-available $35,000 base… Read more »

Telematics: The Road to Lower Auto Premiums

No one likes Big Brother, but what if you could save up to 30% off your automobile premiums simply by sharing some information with your insurance company about your driving habits? Thanks to what are known as telematics, our vehicles today are safer, help us from getting lost, can summon roadside assistance and even dial… Read more »

Distracted Drivers Pose Serious Liability to Employers

The work can be dangerous, even deadly. Nail guns that misfire, malfunctioning power saws, scaffolding that collapses. But if you’re in the construction business, your biggest risk may be a distracted driver using their cellphone while behind the wheel of your company vehicle. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, 3,129 people were killed… Read more »