Your only new york car insurance news source!
Click on each item to read full story.

 
Is Your Auto Insurance Company Putting Repair Costs Over Safety?
read story
NEW YORK ( MainStreet ) — Are insurance companies authorizing vehicle repairs using "junk yard parts" and cheap "foreign knock-off" parts to save money at the risk of safety? One state official believes so, and has filed suit to prove it.
 
It's All About The Numbers: Why Credit Is Important--to Your Insurance, And Your Life
read story
NEW YORK, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Having good credit can help you in a surprising number of ways. A good credit history can result in getting that dream job, lower interest rates on car loans and mortgages, and better rates on your insurance, according to the Insurance...
 
Why a Leap in Big-Money Auto Loans Isn't Cause for Worry
read story
NEW YORK (TheStreet) — The New York Federal Reserve showsathat household debt is "essentially flat," dropping by $18 billion in the past quarter toa8.2% below a peak in the third quarter of 2008.aMost household debt categories are down (including mortgage debt) or up onlyaslightly (including student loans and credit cards). Auto loans, though, are at an eight-year high — up $30 billion on a ...
 
38 indicted in alleged car insurance fraud scheme
read story
NORTHAMPTON, Mass. — Prosecutors say grand juries in Hampshire and Franklin counties have indicted 38 people allegedly involved in an automobile insurance fraud ring. The Northwestern District Attorney's office said in a statement on Wednesday the scheme largely involved individuals from the New York City area who over a six-year period insured and registered their cars in western Massachusetts ...
 
Your car is spying on you
read story
Are you being stalked behind the wheel? Here's how to tell and what you can do about it.
 
Your Car's Daytime Running Lights Can Save You on Auto Insurance
read story
NEW YORK ( MainStreet ) — The daytime running lights on your newer vehicle could provide a discount on your current car insurance rates and are among many new discounts that have been introduced over the past year, according to a recent Bankrate.com report.
 
Guide to safe cycling in NYC
read story
NEW YORK (PIX11)– NYPD is halfway into ‘Operation Safe Cycle.’ Next time you hop on two wheels, don’t end up like Alec Baldwin. You can read all NYC bike laws here. We put together some highlights, plus a list of top resources: Follow the rules of the road When you ride a bike, you have […]
 
Uber, Lyft balk at CA ridesharing bills
read story
Lawmakers say insurance and safety gaps put ridesharing drivers and riders at risk.
 
Car Insurance Premiums 2014: Which State Has The Highest Rates?
read story
They say nothing's certain except death and taxes, but car owners would certainly add auto insurance to that list. Insurance premiums are the second-most-costly part of vehicle ownership in the U.S., well ahead of general repair and maintenance. And if you’re an urban-area car owner who uses public transport more than your car, then you can be spending more on premiums than on gas.
 
Head-to-head: Zipcar vs. Hertz
read story
Alternatives to traditional car rentals are increasingly available, but how good are they? If you live in one of 30 major metro areas—especially New York or San Francisco—you might be tempted to ...