Strange but true: Wacky things and trivia nuggets from the world of insurance

No doubt insurance is a serious business. But that doesn’t mean a lot of silly or curious things related to insurance won’t pop up in the news from time to time.

1 in 8 U.S. drivers uninsured, leading to slight overall increase even as several...

Uninsured motorist rates vary substantially among individual states, ranging from just 4.5% in Maine to 26.7% in Florida – driving up auto insurance premium costs by an average of $67.30 per covered car.

Americans driving less, yet most not aware of money-saving insurance options

New DriveCheck assessment from NAIC intended to help consumers determine if usage-based auto insurance is a fit.

How great credit/no credit impacts auto insurance premiums

People with no credit pay 65% more for car insurance than people with excellent credit, according to WalletHub's 2017 Car Insurance & Credit Scores Report, which examines the extent major auto insurers use credit data in policy pricing.

Autonomous vehicles predicted to radically shrink auto insurance sector, change type, amount of coverage...

New research from KPMG says shifting driving risk to auto manufacturers and rapid adoption of mobility-on-demand will have significant impact on insurance business.

Premium increases become sticking point for U.S. auto insurance customers, J.D. Power finds

A combination of record numbers of miles driven, increased frequency and severity of collisions, and extreme weather has resulted in rate increases for 26% of customers and put a strain on customer satisfaction.

Millennials pose greater auto risk than previous generations at same age, but appear worth...

New TransUnion study explores auto insurance nuances of "less-loyal" Millennial policyholders.

Not at fault? Your client’s auto rates likely spike anyway

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Safe drivers who are in accidents caused by others often see auto insurance rate hikes, according to new research released Feb....

The Hartford ranks highest in auto claims satisfaction while Gen Y carries industry to...

COSTA MESA, Calif. – The Hartford ranks highest among all carriers in auto claims satisfaction according to the recently released J.D. Power 2016 U.S....

InsureTech startup Apliant takes pro-agent approach to helping consumers easily shop for insurance

Arguably the biggest challenge most independent insurance agencies face is finding and onboarding new clients. That is precisely the challenge year-old InsureTech startup Apliant...