Auto insurance

More traffic than usual on I-90 highway south bound in Chicago, Saturday, April 11, 2020. Data may show the number of COVID-19 cases in Illinois is growing at a slower pace than some projections had forecast, but Gov. J.B. Pritzker said his stay-at-home order will remain in place through the end of April.(AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
April 13, 2020 - 5:47 pm
DETROIT (AP) — Interstates and city streets are empty and cars are quarantined in their owners' garages, so consumer advocates argue that it only makes sense for auto insurance rates to reflect that. In the states of Washington and New York, the number of traffic crashes reported to state police...
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April 13, 2020 - 3:13 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California's insurance commissioner on Monday ordered some companies to refund premiums for March and April because of the coronavirus, issuing a broad directive that includes payments made for workers compensation, medical malpractice and private and commercial auto...
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FILE - In this Dec 21, 2018 file photo, audience members join the Georgia National Guard's 48th Brigade Combat Team to salute the colors during the Casing of Color and Departure Ceremony for their deployment to Afghanistan from Fort Stewart in Hinesville, Ga. Military deployments provide extra income that, when managed properly, can be incredibly important to young service members. (Curtis Compton/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
June 18, 2019 - 11:22 am
While serving in the U.S. Marine Corps, Erik Goodge was severely wounded during a deployment to Afghanistan. After returning home, the veteran became passionate about finances as he navigated his post-military life and benefits. At the time of his service, however, he didn't know nearly as much...
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June 17, 2019 - 7:03 pm
Good afternoon! Here's a look at how AP's news coverage is shaping up today in the Deep South. Questions about today's coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to: The Atlanta AP Bureau at 404-522-8971 or apatlanta@ap.org The Columbia AP Bureau at 803-799-5510 or apcolumbia@ap.org The...
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Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer speaks after touring the Hope Network Neuro Rehabilitation campus Thursday, May 16, 2019, in East Lansing, Mich. The Democrat says she is open to letting drivers opt out of mandatory unlimited medical coverage in their auto insurance policies, but opposes a full opt-out option. (AP Photo/David Eggert)
May 24, 2019 - 4:30 pm
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan's Legislature on Friday began passing a bill that would cut the country's highest auto insurance premiums by letting drivers forego a one-of-a-kind requirement to buy unlimited medical coverage for crash injuries. The voting followed the announcement of an agreement...
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FILE- In a June 23, 2015, file photo, traffic heads north along the Lodge freeway in Detroit. Michigan, the state with the highest car insurance premiums in the country, is on the verge of a political showdown over long-running efforts to cut rates by reining in generous medical benefits. The Republican-led Legislature is pushing to save people money by making mandatory unlimited medical coverage optional, but Democratic Gov. Gretchen Whitmer opposes dueling bills that have cleared the House and Seante. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File)
May 11, 2019 - 10:12 am
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The state with the highest car insurance premiums in the country is on the verge of a political showdown over long-running efforts to cut rates by reining in generous medical benefits. Michigan is among a dozen "no-fault" states where drivers must buy personal injury...
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Rep. David Knight, left, R - Griffin, the Games, Fish & Parks committee chairman, confers with House Speaker David Ralston, Thursday, March 29, 2018, in Atlanta. Thursday was the 40th and final day of the 2018 General Assembly. (Bob Andres/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
March 30, 2018 - 12:22 am
ATLANTA (AP) — The Latest on the final day of the Georgia legislative session (all times local): 12:20 a.m. Pending the governor's signature, Georgia will soon become the 16th state in the U.S. to enact a hands-free driving law. The House gave final passage Thursday night to a proposal that would...
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February 21, 2018 - 5:40 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — With Georgia experiencing a spike in both fatal crashes and auto insurance premiums, legislators advanced a proposal to make it illegal to hold a cellphone while driving. A House committee on Wednesday voted in favor of a bill by Republican Rep. John Carson of Marietta. In Georgia,...
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March 18, 2017 - 12:29 pm
MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (AP) — Horry County officials are seeking ways to reduce the high costs of insurance and worker's compensation related to crashes by emergency vehicles. The Sun News of Myrtle Beach reports ( http://bit.ly/2n96uzX ) that there have been nearly 50 vehicle accidents reported since...
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March 18, 2017 - 11:43 am
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — When dozens of taxi and limo drivers claimed the same home address, it led to a big insurance bust. North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey says 70 Charlotte-area taxi and limousine drivers falsely listed the same address in suburban Union County to get a break on...
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