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State Drops Charges against Official Who Pushed Car with Truck

FAIRBANKS, Alaska– The state has dismissed criminal charges filed last summer against the coordinator of Village Public Safety Officers for interior Alaska. The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reports 41-year-old Jody Juneby-Potts was charged in July with criminal mischief after using a …

Farmers Data Reveals Hail, Flood and Potholes Biggest Risks for Drivers This Spring

New data from the latest Farmers Seasonal Smarts Digest reveals that 60 percent of all comprehensive hail claims occur between March and May. Drivers from California to Virginia, and everywhere in between, should be aware of the potential for hail …

Making Windshields Smarter: Questions on ADAS Calibration

Today’s windshields are poised to start thinking for themselves – but at what cost? When windshields were introduced in the early 1900s, they were not sophisticated devices. In fact, they were optional. Motorists got to choose whether their new car …

Rising Auto Claims Blamed for Allstate Quarterly Profit Decline of 41%

Allstate Corp., the largest publicly traded U.S. car and home insurer, said fourth-quarter profit fell on a surge in auto claims. Net income declined 41 percent to $489 million, or $1.18 a share, from $824 million, or $1.86, a year …

Kansas City, Kansas Tops Allstate’s Annual Best Drivers Report

Kansas City, Kansas tops the chart for the first time ever as the safest driving city in America according to the eleventh annual “Allstate America’s Best Drivers Report.” The report, based on Allstate Insurance Company claims data, ranks America’s 200 …

Allstate Sees Auto Claims Rise

Allstate Corp. reported net income fell to $355 million in the second quarter, down from $645 million, as the insurer coped with rising auto claims costs. The Allstate brand suffered an underwriting loss for the quarter. The company stressed that …

Friday the 13th Superstition May Ring True for Some Drivers: Aviva

The age old superstition about falling prey to bad luck on Friday the 13th does in fact ring true for some motorists according to data from Aviva, the UK’s largest insurer, released last summer. Analysis of 10 years of Aviva …

Despite Rising Premiums Auto Insurance Satisfaction at All Time High

Despite steady increases in premium prices during the past five years, auto owners’ satisfaction with auto insurers reaches record-high levels, according to the J.D. Power 2014 U.S. Auto Insurance Study released last week. The study measures customer satisfaction across five …

Car Insurance Costs Rise With Each Claim: Report

Drivers pay an average of 38 percent more for car insurance after making a single claim, according to a new insuranceQuotes.com report. The hike is steepest in Massachusetts, where just one claim leads to an average premium increase of 67 …

Oklahoma Insurance Department Provides Breakdown of Claims Filed

Insurance claims filed in Oklahoma following the tornado outbreak at the end of May have jumped to 60,308 with insurance payments reaching $470,323,299, the top state insurance regulator reported. “These numbers are already staggering, and this is just the beginning,” …