Category: Auto Insurance

Understanding Collector Car Insurance

Anyone who owns a car needs car insurance. However, collector cars are different and require a special type of auto insurance. Collector car insurance is designed specifically to provide coverage for valuable classic, antique, and collector motor vehicles. Why Do Collector Cars Require Unique Insurance? Special collector car insurance is needed for several different reasons: Classic performance and collector cars are typically more expensive than... Read Article

7 common driving tickets that could cause your car insurance bill to spike

Getting caught texting and driving could wreck your insurance premium.   The easiest way for almost anyone to control the cost of their car insurance is to maintain a good driving record. Most traffic violations or accidents lead to an increase in the cost of your insurance premium, which could affect your rate for up to three years, according to an analysis by the Zebra.... Read Article

Car insurance rates in New York among nation’s highest: survey

It’s an expense that drives New Yorkers nuts: high car insurance rates. New York has the most expensive car insurance rates of 47 states surveyed in a recent study by WalletHub, a consumer finance Web site. And pretending you live elsewhere won’t help much. New Jersey ranks 45th in car insurance rates. Connecticut is 38th, and Pennsylvania is 41st. Three states weren’t included because they... Read Article

Geico aims to steer auto-insurance bills into ditch

Greg Kalinsky, executive vice president and chief information officer of Government Employees Insurance Corp. (GEICO), during the International Business Machines Corp. (IBM) Think Conference in San Francisco, California.   Geico is telling New York customers they can save money on their car insurance by lobbying politicians to oppose a pair of bills pending in Albany. Caught in the legislative traffic jam of the state legislative... Read Article

Man sentenced to prison for insurance fraud over lies about how his vehicle was damaged

A Woodland Hills man was sentenced Monday to two years in prison for lying to his insurance company about how the damage occurred, prosecutors said. Raymond Merkley, 41, had been charged in connection with filing a fraudulent auto insurance claim, according to a news release from the Ventura County District Attorney's Office. Merkley damaged his vehicle while illegally off-roading in Hungry Valley State Park in... Read Article