178 Blog Posts From the Insurance Companies Tag


6 Reasons Why Parents Should Negotiate Driving Rules with College Students

6 Reasons Why Parents Should Negotiate Driving Rules with College Students

Most college freshmen are very happy to leave their parent’s house and enjoy their freedom. But the problem is that they tend to forget that college life is not only about new opportunities, but also about responsibilities. While senior students are more responsible and independent in making important decisions, the first year students still need […]

War on Cars Watch for November 29, 2018

War on Cars Watch for November 29, 2018

Welcome to the War on Cars Watch, a weekly blog to bring together all the stories that affect motorists with regards to street planning such as road diets, and traffic calming as well as programs such as Vision Zero and Complete Streets. This blog will give you highlights of the week’s stories and commentary from […]

Auto Insurance Equity

Auto Insurance Equity

This article first appeared in the oos’s Driving Freedoms Magazine Winter 2018. If you would like to receive Driving Freedom’s Magazine become a member today! ProPublica and Consumer Reports released in 2017 a first-of-its-kind analysis of auto insurance premiums and payouts in California, Illinois, Texas and Missouri. They found that many of the disparities in […]

Practical Winter Driving Tips

Practical Winter Driving Tips

It’s that time of year — almost. You will likely be reading — and hearing — about how to make the best of it when the flakes begin to fall. I won’t recycle the boilerplate recommendations about all-wheel-drive (not really that much of an advantage) or suggest you buy a set of snow tires (I’m […]

The War on Teen Drivers

The War on Teen Drivers

Did you know the average cost of car insurance for a 16-year-old is almost $3,000 annually? This assumes no tickets, no accidents and a good scholastic record. Yes, they actually check the kid’s grades and use that as a metric for determining his “risk profile,” just as adult drivers are dunned by the insurance mafia […]