Allstate, the second largest insurer in the U.S., has found new ways of monitoring what you do in your car, including everything from the volume of your stereo to the people you ride with.
Insurance companies, cut the shit.
Selling car insurance is a tricky thing, because you aren’t really selling something someone wants. Most of the time it’s just something they have to have. But when it comes to incessantly stupid, Liberty Mutual’s new campaign has the market cornered.
We have already established that CarFax and other vehicle history reports are far from perfect. However, many of us use them as a first line of defense against cars that have been damaged or totaled. But what happens when CarFax doesn't report the information in time? One couple found out the hard way.
Progressive Insurance offers customers the option to plug a device into their cars' OBDII ports to track their driving and lower their insurance rates. Unsurprisingly, it's about as secure as a Tiffany necklace left on a sidewalk. But that doesn't mean the dongle will turn your car into a killer robot.
You slow down for a red light and the moron behind you is texting. He doesn't stop in time and hits you from behind, not hard, but just enough to damage your bumper. You make a claim with your insurance and pay your deductible. Then you go to trade your car and find out that the accident has cost you in the way of…
I myself have totaled a car and came close to totaling a second. It was much easier than I thought possible.
A lot of husbands like to think they're better drivers than their wives. A lot of wives like to think that they're better drivers than their husbands. So what do they tell each other when they do something wrong in a car? Apparently, not much.
Hurricane Sandy had absolutely devastating effects on the Northeast last week. And as we exclusively told you, that included a fire that destroyed 16 Fisker Karma plug-in hybrids in Port Newark, New Jersey.
Meet Two Face the Camaro. Can you tell which is the good half and which is the bad on this '68 convertible?
Mere weeks after Hollywood train wreck Lindsay Lohan crashed a rented Porsche 911 into the back of an 18-wheeler on the Pacific Coast Highway, it has come to light that she violated the terms of an insurance policy by driving.
Your current auto insurer (and perhaps other service providers) may be holding out on you. If you're eligible for a lower rate, you probably won't be automatically given one unless you ask for it. In one case, the New York Times reports, one man would have been paying twice as much on his policy had he not gotten a…
A Texas court may soon decide if the man who drove his Bugatti Veyron into a lake was committing fraud after his insurance company claimed he crashed the car on purpose to collect $2.2 million in insurance money. Wait, it wasn't a low-flying pelican? You don't say.
The owner of this Massachusetts-based Fiat 500 managed to get tangled into an accident with just 969 miles on the odometer. Now all that stands between you and driving a limited-edition Cinquecento is nearly $10,000 in repairs.
After a 46-year-old Montana cancer patient died in a 2009 traffic accident, insurer MetLife ruled he had committed suicide — and therefore his wife and children couldn't collect a $224,000 life insurance policy. It's not a one-time scam.
Three months back, we wrote about a $200,000 Ford GT totaled by a tuner. Now it's been digested by the insurance process and spit out at a salvage auction. How much would you pay for a crunched supercar?
America's auto insurers will push for new driver monitoring systems, such as in-car video cameras, as a way to cut costs and crashes. Who needs driverless cars when all drivers could soon get an electronic nanny?