Why your car insurance rates are going up

Rate hikes and the “loyalty discount” myth Allstate quietly announced that auto insurance rates are going up, starting in June 2015. The company claims the price hike is due to an increase in car accidents and resulting accident claims. In other words, people paying for a service – insurance – are punished when they actually… Learn More »

Federal Regulations Written to Help Prevent Truck Crashes

Because of their size and weight, commercial trucks are capable of causing extremely serious injuries should an accident occur. As a result, the federal government has passed various laws holding semi-truck drivers, as well as trucking companies, responsible when they fail to comply with applicable federal regulations. While the standards may be high, the public’s safety is… Learn More »

Generation Commute

The AARP Public Policy Institute recently released a comprehensive study of the baby boomers’ travel and commuting patterns over last 40 years. The conclusions: they buy more automobiles, drive their cars more often—and commute longer distances to work than any other generation. However, 8,000 of the generation’s elders are reaching retirement age every day. How… Learn More »