Posts Tagged ‘ car ’

Crash tests show small car ratings are misleading

Apr 14th, 2009 | Category: Insurance Today

Buyers choosing the smallest cars for low price and high gas mileage could be endangering themselves and their passengers, says a major auto-safety researcher. In new crash tests, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety rammed three automakers’ smallest cars into their midsize models. Although the small cars had passed other IIHS tests, they flunked in […]

Drivers Struggle with Rising Car Insurance Rates

Dec 18th, 2008 | Category: Insurance Today

(PRWEB) – Auto insurance rates continue to rise, adding pressure to cash-strapped consumers. Some drivers are letting their car insurance policies lapse, by either not renewing on time or failing to pay their bills, according to In light of this worrisome trend, the company is urging drivers to explore payment options with their carriers—rather […]

Car insurance rates will increase in 2010

Jun 28th, 2008 | Category: Insurance Today

Legislation requiring increased motor vehicle insurance coverage is a reality with last week’s passage of House Bill 1312. The legislative action will mean increased costs for motorists whose coverage is less than the new minimum level of auto insurance. State Sen. Troy Hebert, D-Jeanerette, voted for the bill but said this is a horrible time […]

Car Insurance Requires Medical “Option”

Jun 12th, 2008 | Category: Insurance Today

Colorado motorists who are unfortunate enough to be injured in a crash will have one less thing to worry about thanks to a bill signed by Gov. Bill Ritter late last week.Or they’ll have one more thing to worry about. It depends on your perspective.Ritter signed a bill, Senate Bill 11, that will require every […]