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Washington D.C. Most Dangerous Place to Drive

Washington D.C. Most Dangerous Place to Drive
August 29, 2012 No Comments »

Insurance is all about risk. In short, insurers try to determine the likelihood you will cost them money by operating a vehicle, and then charge accordingly. Many insurance pricing factors have to do with the driver and their respective vehicle, ... Read More »

How Typical Violations Increase Your Car Insurance Rate

How Typical Violations Increase Your Car Insurance Rate
May 22, 2012 No Comments »

We now know how much everyday violations cost us in terms of additional insurance premium, thanks to a comprehensive study conducted by Insurance.com. While the results of their study do not guarantee the same results for every car insurance customer, ... Read More »

Progressive Image Capture: Insurance Quoting of the Future?

Progressive Image Capture: Insurance Quoting of the Future?
May 16, 2012 No Comments »

Well, it’s official. You can now do just about everything with your mobile phone. Leave it to Progressive, as they seem to be the technology leader when it comes to insurance, to come up with a way for people to ... Read More »

Why Are Fewer Consumers Shopping Their Auto Insurance?

Why Are Fewer Consumers Shopping Their Auto Insurance?
May 9, 2012 No Comments »

Our friends at JD Power and Associates recently conducted a survey that revealed fewer insurance consumers shopped their auto insurance in 2011. That made us wonder what was behind the decrease. We at TTAI think the phrase is called “tired-head.” ... Read More »

Auto Insurance Customers Switching In Record Numbers

Auto Insurance Customers Switching In Record Numbers
May 4, 2012 No Comments »

An astounding 43% of auto insurance consumers who shopped their coverage actually switched carriers in 2011, according to a recent JD Power and Associates survey. Re-read that if you need to! Almost half of us who bothered to shop our ... Read More »

Why an Insurance Deductible Reimbursement Bill Doesn’t Make Sense

Why an Insurance Deductible Reimbursement Bill Doesn’t Make Sense
April 30, 2012 No Comments »

Louisiana Representative Katrina Jackson (D-Monroe) doesn’t believe people should have to pay a deductible on their auto insurance to get their cars repaired when uninsured drivers hit them. She believes this so strongly that she has presented a bill in ... Read More »

New Car, Free Donut and Allstate Insurance

New Car, Free Donut and Allstate Insurance
March 14, 2012 No Comments »

What do these three seemingly unrelated things have in common? They are all now available to you at car dealerships across the nation. It goes without saying that the free donut is a good deal, but make sure you shop ... Read More »

Proof of Insurance on Your iPhone?

Proof of Insurance on Your iPhone?
February 21, 2012 1 Comment »

Smartphones are being used for any number of reasons nowadays. Mostly to play Angry Birds, but we’ll pretend the uses are ultra important to justify the fact that they cost more to purchase and operate than our annual insurance budgets. ... Read More »

Usage Based Auto Insurance Gaining Traction, Lowering Premiums

January 12, 2012 No Comments »

Yes, we’re referring to popular new programs such as Progressive Snapshot. Usage based insurance (UBI) is quickly being adopted by large auto insurance companies as a means to select drivers they prefer to insure, while providing these customers with lower ... Read More »

Questionable Insurance Claims Rise as Economy Sputters

December 1, 2011 No Comments »

So-called questionable claims increased seven percent in the first three quarters of 2011, compared to the same period in 2010, according to a new report from the National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB). Most of this year’s increases were associated with ... Read More »