Vermont Official Ask Motorists to Drive Safely – The Basics of Safe Driving

[caption id="attachment_1040" align="alignright" width="300"] Safe driving pays off. InsurancePanda.com reviewed several mobile applications last month.[/caption] With 75 fatal crashes this year, Vermont officials are asking all drivers to seriously consider the safety of their driving habits. Last year, Vermont had 51 deaths so they’re making an effort to educate the Read More »

Top 9 Apps for Safe Driving – InsurancePanda.com Review

Since 1972, the number of traffic deaths has decreased due to stricter enforcement of the laws and improved driver training programs but accidents still happen. In the first three months of 2012 alone, traffic fatalities rose by 13.5%. Over 7,000 people lost their lives. But new drivers are always taking Read More »

Total Loss Vs. Totaled In Terms Of Car Insurance

[caption id="attachment_947" align="alignright" width="300"] Total Loss Vs. Totaled in Car Insurance - The aftermath of Sandy[/caption] When superstorm Sandy rammed into the Northeast coast, she left a wake of destruction that has lasted much longer than her strong winds ever did. Thousands of cars damaged in the storm are set Read More »

The Effects Of A DUI On Your Life And Your Insurance

[caption id="attachment_940" align="alignright" width="300"] Louisiana Man Convicted in Fatal Crash - What if I get a DUI?[/caption] Brett G. Gerald, 30 years old, pleaded guilty to seven counts of vehicular homicide in early December. He was accused of killing seven people in a head on collision on May 30. Gerald Read More »
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How Your Credit Score Affects Your Car Insurance

[caption id="attachment_933" align="alignright" width="300"] Example credit score by the three main providers Equifax, Experian, and Transunion. Image: Flickr.[/caption] When you go to purchase car insurance, there are several general factors that insurance companies take into consideration when setting your policy rates. You understand that your driving record and car model Read More »
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Does Your Electric Car Need Different Insurance?

[caption id="attachment_904" align="alignright" width="300"] How does auto insurance for an electric car differ? Image: Flickr[/caption] When you go to buy a car in today’s market, you have multiple options. Automotive brands are constantly trying to one-up each other with the newest technology and sometimes they forget about the most person: Read More »
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Minnesota Driver Having Sex Goes to Jail

[caption id="attachment_720" align="alignright" width="300"] Cars and sex have often been associated as pleasure - but giving in can have it's downsides as the recent case from Minnesota shows. Image credit: Flickr[/caption] In August of 2011, Mark Chalin took the term ‘joy ride’ to a whole different level. That day, as Read More »
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Peer to Peer Car Sharing and Its Effects on Auto Insurance

[caption id="attachment_712" align="alignright" width="300"] Car sharing programs and the impact on auto insurance premiums Image credits: Flickr[/caption] The idea of carpooling is nothing new. In today’s eco-friendly mindset, the idea is encouraged and looked upon with high regard. With gas prices consistently over $3 per gallon, the idea is actually Read More »