- This Globe article on abuses by towing companies makes a case for regulating the towing industry which happens to be a recommendation of the Auto Insurance Anti-Fraud Task Force.
- Credit score insurance screening under review in New Brunswick where the consumer advocates wants a ban on using credit scores to set insurance premiums.
- Hudak's Progressive Conservatives insist they have a specific and tested four-point plan for lowering Ontario auto insurance rates: eliminating red tape for insurance providers, reforming the industry’s dispute resolution process, fighting insurance fraud and increasing accountability of insurance companies.
- Legislation to overhaul North Carolina's auto insurance rate approval system was rejected by a House committee as the insurance industry was divided on the proposal to allow for individual company rate approval submissions instead of a combined industry submission to the North Carolina Rate Bureau.
- A driving study conducted by the Virginia Tech Transportation Institute says that fatigue is a cause of 20 percent of car crashes, rather than the two or three percent previously estimated based on surveys, simulator studies and test tracks.
Thursday, 18 April 2013
Insurance News - Thursday, April 18, 2013
Here are the leading auto insurance headlines from ONTARIO AUTO INSURANCE TOPICS ON TWITTER for Thursday, April 18, 2013: