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Identity Theft Risks After an Auto Accident

Each year, millions of Americans become victims of a car crash that causes mess on their day (and often their body and vehicle.) Auto accidents are stressful situations that can lead us to reveal more of our personal information to strangers than necessary. Even small fender benders can cause long-term pain if a friendly exchange of info leads to a… Read More »Identity Theft Risks After an Auto Accident

California Signs Electronic Proof Of Insurance Bill

Yes! It happens right now. We witness a great moment of the history! Gov. Jerry Brown made California the seventh state in the nation to allow drivers to show proof of insurance coverage using their smart phone. Brown on Friday signed Assembly Bill 1708, a bill authored by Assemblyman Gatto, which will give drivers the option to show proof of… Read More »California Signs Electronic Proof Of Insurance Bill

Electronic Proof of Car Insurance

Have you ever got a ticket because you did’t have the proof your current insurance coverage (ID card) with you? Well, good news for residents of 7 U.S. states. As of today – August 6, 2012, 7 states have passed Electronic Proof of Insurance Laws. Alabama Arizona California Colorado Idaho Louisiana Minnesota Mississippi and Maryland have a version of these laws… Read More »Electronic Proof of Car Insurance

Top 10 States Vehicle Theft List

The National Insurance Crime Bureau reported 2011 is on track for another consecutive year of declining vehicle thefts, but California still dominates the top 10 list for areas highest auto theft rates. Seven of the top 10 areas were in California, mostly in the central and northern portion of the state. The report is a reflection of vehicle thefts on… Read More »Top 10 States Vehicle Theft List

Paperless Insurance Now Offers Coverage in New York

SAN FRANCISCO-based independent insurance brokerage Paperless Insurance Services (PIS INC), Inc. has started offering business insurance products in the State of New York, PIS INC announced Thursday. PIS INC will be using their website as the marketing and underwriting base in the State if New York CFO Diana Motseniat said in her announcement. Paperless Insurance also announced that it is… Read More »Paperless Insurance Now Offers Coverage in New York

Michigan Drivers to Pay Less Fees

Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder has signed legislation that will eliminate some extra fees that are imposed on drivers for certain traffic offenses, effective October 2012. Senate Bill 166 repeals pieces of the state’s “driver responsibility” program that adds extra fees to some offenses that offenders already must pay fines for committing. The State of Michigan estimates a loss of ~… Read More »Michigan Drivers to Pay Less Fees

What to do After Car Accident

Five Steps to Take After an Accident If you’re ever in an accident, it’s easy to forget what to do right away. Follow these five steps to ensure the safety of you, your passengers and everyone else involved: 1. Call the Police. Even for small accidents, call 911. Police will help redirect traffic and document the incident. 2. Avoid Additional Damage. Move… Read More »What to do After Car Accident

Tips for Driving Safely With Children

– Young Children When children have outgrown a convertible safety seat, they should use a booster seat until they are 10 years old. Even when young children are tall enough to use an adult seat belt, they should ride in the backseat until they are 13 years old. – Toddlers Keep toddlers in a rear-facing, convertible safety seat for as… Read More »Tips for Driving Safely With Children