All posts tagged News

Traffic Tips: Breaking Bad Braking Habits (aka Excel at Accelerating)
March 26, 2014, No Comments

An open letter… Dear driver who applies your brakes unexpectedly on a highway/freeway, We (the other drivers b ...

Get a quick auto insurance quote on your phone with Answer Financial’s new mobile website
January 12, 2012, No Comments

We’re pleased to announce that Answer Financial now has a new mobile website for people to get insurance quotes qu ...

The New Year and your auto insurance
January 10, 2012, No Comments

It’s a new year, and many people are starting their New Year’s resolutions. For many, this includes goals ar ...

Why Kelley Blue Book’s new car rating shows used cars are gaining popularity
December 20, 2011, No Comments

Kelley Blue Book (KBB), which offers regularly updated pricing for used cars, has added a “Very Good” rating ...

Car accidents are three times costlier to cities than congestion says AAA report
November 29, 2011, No Comments

AAA has released a report that shows that vehicle crashes are three times costlier to American cities than traffic conge ...

Would you rent your car out by the hour to a stranger?
October 11, 2011, No Comments

Rental cars have been around for decades, and even newer alternative rental car services such as Zipcar are well establi ...

Allstate closes acquisition of Answer Financial and Esurance
October 7, 2011, No Comments

We are happy to announce that we, along with Esurance, have been formally acquired by The Allstate Corporation (NYSE: AL ...

Survey finds that most adults favor stricter laws for teen drivers
August 31, 2011, 2 Comments

A new survey conducted by Allstate found that most Americans are in favor of stricter laws for teen drivers, including t ...

Car insurance tips from California’s insurance commissioner
August 29, 2011, 2 Comments

Dave Jones, California’s insurance commissioner, recently offered some helpful tips about shopping for auto insur ...

The top ten stolen vehicles of 2010
August 25, 2011, No Comments

The National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB), a non-profit funded by the insurance industry, has released its list of the ...

Crash avoidance system cuts down on fender benders
August 8, 2011, No Comments

A recent report by the Highway Loss Data Institute (HLDI), shows that Volvo’s low-speed but high-tech crash avoida ...

Is usage-based auto insurance good for the consumer?
July 29, 2011, 5 Comments

A number of major auto insurance companies are adopting pilot programs around so called “usage-based” insura ...

GM offering a year of MetLife auto insurance for a year in Oregon and Washington states
July 26, 2011, No Comments

General Motors (GM), in a move to attract new customers, has teamed up with MetLife to bundle a year of auto insurance t ...

Insurance smartphone apps, email, and online chat lead to higher customer satisfaction
July 22, 2011, No Comments

According to a report last month by J.D. Power and Associates, insurance customers who use emerging technologies such a ...

SUVs much safer now according to Insurance Institute for Highway Safety
July 9, 2011, 1 Comment

A new safety report by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) – the first such report since 2007 – ...

One in five US Internet users have purchased auto insurance online
July 7, 2011, No Comments

One in five US respondents to a recent comScore survey said that they have purchased auto insurance online, and 32% of t ...

Earthquake insurance – in Missouri?
July 6, 2011, No Comments

The past few years have dramatically risen the awareness of the destructive power of earthquakes, including the recent 9 ...