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‘Hail Protector’ Inventor Looks for Buy-in from Insurers

Mark Twain purportedly said, “Everybody talks about the weather, but nobody does anything about it.” An electronics engineer who moved to the Dallas area from Chicago decided that he had to do something about Texas’ stormy weather after both his …

Michigan Senate Approves Plan to Cut Car Insurance Rates

LANSING, Mich. — Michigan’s Senate passed legislation Tuesday aimed at cutting the country’s highest average auto insurance premiums by eliminating a requirement that drivers buy unlimited medical benefits to cover crash injuries. No other U.S. state has such a mandate. …

Number of Vehicle Thefts with Keys Left Inside Growing Fast

U.S. motorists appear to forgetting one of the earliest lessons of car ownership: Don’t leave your keys in the car. The National Insurance Crime Bureau reported on Monday that the number of vehicles that were stolen because drivers left their …

Safer Driving Contributes to Cooling Inflation

The latest culprit for cooling U.S. inflation: safer driving. A measure of underlying price pressures watched closely by policy makers continued to moderate in February, missing forecasts, according to data published Tuesday by the Labor Department. The gauge of consumer …

North Carolina Highway Patrol Offers Aid in Finding Towed Cars

If your car has been towed, the North Carolina Highway Patrol is offering to help you find it. The patrol says it has established a Towed/Stored Vehicle Search link on the Department of Public Safety website to assist the public …