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How to Clear Your Driving Record and Save On Insurance

A bad driving record comes with consequences, none of them good. One of the most well-known negatives is that, when a ding to your record your car insurance rates can go up. Fortunately, you may be able to do something about it. The Point Syst...

Will Your Car Insurance Cover You Out of State?

As spring and summer head our way, you may be planning a cross-country drive. A common concern with drivers is whether or not their auto insurance policy will cover them if they are in an accident out-of-state. Unless you’re traveling to a f...

Do You Need Non-Owner Car Insurance?

Don’t own a car? You might still need to own an auto insurance policy. Called non-owner auto insurance, this kind of coverage can be a good idea and, in some states and circumstances, even required. Non-owner car insurance is a unique po...

How Much Will Your Auto Insurance Rates Go Up After an Accident?

It’s common knowledge that if you’re in an auto accident and file a claim your insurance rates are likely to go up. Many people decide not to report minor damage in fear of seeing their rates skyrocket. According to one report, if...

8 Things You Should Do After a Car Accident

When you’re in a car accident, whether it’s minor fender-bender or a major collision, it’s very unsettling. You may be disoriented, not sure what to do next. The best way to be prepared for such a moment is to learn the steps tha...

Do Your Homework Before You Apply for Auto Loan

When you decide it’s time to buy that new car you’ve been wanting, unless you are in a position to pay cash you’ll need to get a loan. For a lot of people, that step in the process is last, but do yourself a favor and think about...

When to File an Auto Insurance Claim and When It’s Smart Not To

Should you, or shouldn’t you? It’s common knowledge that whenever you file an auto insurance claim your premiums might go up. So should you or shouldn’t you file a claim? Whether you should or shouldn’t file depends. Wh...

7 Costly Mistakes to Avoid When Renting a Car

When you rent a car, you have to make a lot of decisions. Should you purchase insurance for the rental? Which mileage plan does the company provide? Should you prepay for fuel? Making the wrong choices can be costly. Here are some mistakes to...

Can Your Auto Insurance Deductible Be Waived?

When you purchase car insurance your policy includes a deductible. You must pay the specified deductible amount before your insurance company pays for the remaining repair costs. In certain situations, the deductible can be waived. Here are so...

How Artificial Intelligence is Changing the Auto Insurance Industry

As with so many other sectors, artificial intelligence (AI) is tangibly changing the auto insurance industry. The goal is to improve customer service and safety, but also to save insurance providers and policy-holders money. One prediction is...


Reuters: Top News

China blames U.S. for staggering trade surplus as tariffs loom
BEIJING/SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China blamed U.S. export restrictions for its record trade surplus with the United States, but expressed hope that a solution can be found to settle trade issues between the world's two biggest economies as U.S. tariffs loom.

POSTED MARCH 22, 2018 7:38 AM
No relief yet for Facebook shares after Zuckerberg apology
(Reuters) - Shares of Facebook Inc fell 1.5 percent in premarket trading on Thursday as an apology from Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg failed to quell Wall Street nerves about the company's handling of a row over user privacy.

POSTED MARCH 22, 2018 7:52 AM
Arizona police release video of fatal collision with Uber self-driving SUV
TEMPE, Ariz./SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Police in Arizona on Wednesday released a short video of a fatal collision between an Uber self-driving vehicle and a pedestrian, as investigators probe the accident that has put new focus on the safety of autonomous vehicles.

POSTED MARCH 21, 2018 11:04 PM
Texas serial bomber made video confession before blowing himself up: police
PFLUGERVILLE, Texas (Reuters) - The serial bomber whose deadly attacks terrorized Austin, Texas, for weeks left a 25-minute video "confession" on a cell phone found after he blew himself up on Wednesday as officers closed in to make an arrest, police said.

POSTED MARCH 22, 2018 7:46 AM
Americans want armed school guards and tighter gun laws: Reuters/Ipsos poll
(Reuters) - A majority of Americans, including Republicans, Democrats and gun owners want stricter laws on gun ownership and armed guards in schools, according to a Reuters/Ipsos national poll taken in early March.

POSTED MARCH 22, 2018 7:15 AM
Future of TV in balance as AT&T, Time Warner plead merger case
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Fans will be glued to the "March Madness" college basketball tournament as the joint owner of rights for the games, Time Warner Inc, goes before a judge on Thursday to defend a proposed takeover by AT&T Inc.

POSTED MARCH 22, 2018 6:15 AM
Assad closer to Ghouta victory, as some rebels prepare to quit
BEIRUT/DAMASCUS (Reuters) - The Syrian government moved closer to ending rebel resistance in eastern Ghouta as civilians streamed out of one of its besieged, bomb-battered towns on Thursday and insurgents prepared to surrender another.

POSTED MARCH 22, 2018 6:48 AM
Southern California on guard as heavy rains may trigger mudslides
(Reuters) - The threat of dangerous mudslides will grow on Thursday as a storm rolls through coastal California, where thousands have fled from homes near hillsides that were stripped of vegetation by massive wildfires.

POSTED MARCH 22, 2018 4:37 AM
Best Buy cuts ties with China's Huawei: source
LAS VEGAS/HONG KONG (Reuters) - Best Buy Co Inc, the largest U.S. consumer electronics retailer, will cut ties with China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, a person familiar with the matter said, amid heightened scrutiny on Chinese tech firms in the United States.

POSTED MARCH 22, 2018 1:57 AM
China's oil futures: frazzle or dazzle for foreign traders?
BEIJING (Reuters) - China's crude oil futures, to be launched on Monday, will be a major step in Beijing's years-long push to win greater sway over oil pricing, but for western traders it will likely bring frustration as well as opportunity.

POSTED MARCH 22, 2018 4:52 AM

News – Insurance Journal

Police Release Video of Fatal Collision of Uber Driverless Vehicle with Pedestrian
Police in Arizona on Wednesday released a short video of a fatal collision between an Uber self-driving vehicle and a pedestrian, as investigators probe the accident that has put new focus on the safety of autonomous vehicles. The video, taken …

POSTED MARCH 22, 2018 11:51 AM
ISO Says Cyber Insurance Program Now Available in 42 States
ISO’s cyber insurance program is now available to insurers in 42 states and U.S. territories. The ISO program features advisory loss costs using 17 different rating variables, which the Verisk company says is more than three times the number of …

POSTED MARCH 22, 2018 11:30 AM
European Insurtech Investment Growth Surpasses North America in 2017: Accenture
Global investment in the insurance technology (insurtech) industry surged in 2017, with Europe emerging as a new insurtech hub outside the U.S., according to new research from Accenture. The research, which includes new analysis of CB Insights data on insurtech …

POSTED MARCH 22, 2018 9:36 AM
Driving in Snow: Difficult for Humans and Driverless Cars
A Canadian town known for its annual theater festival is emerging as a hub of “snowtonomous” research, as automakers face demands to produce self-driving cars that can perform in snow and sleet. But testing driverless cars in cold climates brings …

POSTED MARCH 22, 2018 8:29 AM
Facebook Will Dodge EU’s Tough New Data Rules – as GDPR Is Effective in May
Markets had already delivered their verdict before the European Union’s data privacy watchdogs could express outrage toward Facebook Inc. And while the social media giant lost as much as $60 billion in value earlier this week, Facebook is set to …

POSTED MARCH 22, 2018 7:59 AM
Aon Benfield Bermuda Hires Carpenter’s Meyenhofer as CEO; Fox & Davies Promoted
Aon Benfield announced a new hire and expanded roles for its reinsurance team in Bermuda. Matthias Meyenhofer will join the firm on Sept. 1, in accordance with his existing contractual requirements, as chief executive officer of Aon Benfield Bermuda, subject …

POSTED MARCH 22, 2018 7:47 AM
Deloitte Taps Europol’s Wainwright to Help Run Cyber-Security Practice
Europol Executive Director Rob Wainwright is leaving the EU intelligence agency he’s led for almost a decade to help run Deloitte LLP’s cyber-security practice, as companies wake up to the growing “systemic” threat of cyber crime. The 50-year-old MI5 veteran …

POSTED MARCH 22, 2018 7:25 AM
Low Back Pain, Which Affects 540 Million Worldwide, Often Mistreated
Low back pain is the leading cause of disability worldwide, affecting an estimated 540 million people at any one time. Yet, a new series of papers in The Lancet highlights the extent to which the condition is mistreated, often against …

POSTED MARCH 22, 2018 5:00 AM
Driverless Vehicles Provide Test of Attitudes Toward Risk: Kemp
Uber has suspended road tests of self-driving vehicles after the first pedestrian was killed by one of its vehicles operating under autonomous computer control. Proponents of self-driving vehicles claim they would be safer, as well as more energy efficient, but …

POSTED MARCH 22, 2018 5:00 AM
Moody’s Projects Stable Outlook for Global Insurance Brokers
The 2018 outlook for insurance brokers is stable, reflecting good product demand, low capital requirements, significant variable costs, and healthy EBITDA margins and cash flows, which will continue to attract investors, including private equity firms, Moody’s Investors Service says in …

POSTED MARCH 22, 2018 5:00 AM

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