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    6 ways to save on car insurance in 2021

    Boonchai Wedmak People are driving again. An analysis published by Apple shows that mobility is significantly up in the US since last year, when the COVID-19 lockdown was much firmer. With the school year in full swing and many employees returning to the office, a lot of people are traveling and driving more. Though some insurance carriers reduced premiums and offered discounts during the height of the pandemic, according to the Insurance Information Institute, as the world slowly returns to normal, some experts are forecasting an auto insurance cost spike. If you’re driving more, your auto insurance premium might  

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    How Does Low-Income Car Insurance Work? (2021 Guide)

      Auto insurance is intended to protect you financially when something happens to your vehicle. So when paying for coverage starts to put stress on your bank account, what options do you have for low-income car insurance? This article will look at the states where low-income car insurance is available and show you the average price of coverage and ways to lower your annual premium. Our team of experts has reviewed the best auto insurance companies, and we’ll also give our take on providers that may suit your budget well.   In this article:   What Is Low-Income Car Insurance? Depending on where  

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    N.J. residents can get free Ubers, Lyfts if they lost their car in Ida. Insurance may cover it, too.

    New Jersey drivers who lost their cars in flash floods caused by the remnants of Tropical Storm Ida can get free and discounted Uber and Lyft rides for the next two weeks under a partnership with the rideshare companies and United Way, Gov. Phil Murphy announced on Wednesday. The program adds to coverage for alternative transportation that insurance companies offer to customers who have coverage that includes flooding and paying for rental cars or other transportation. “In the aftermath of Tropical Storm Ida, we must come together as a community and pick one another up,” Murphy said in a statement.  

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    Should NYC drivers who found their car stuck in Hurricane Ida floodwaters consider the vehicle totaled?

    STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — Were you one of the many Staten Islanders whose cars were flooded last week when the borough experienced historic rainfall from Hurricane Ida? If so, there’s a good chance you won’t be driving that car ever again. Last week, the Staten Island Advance/SILive.com received dozens of reports of cars submerged in floodwaters after Hurricane Ida battered New York City and flooded streets in a matter of minutes on Wednesday, Sept. 1. Unfortunately for those residents, when a car is partially or fully submerged in floodwaters, it can suffer extensive damages that either can’t be repaired or  

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    Car Dealership F&I Menus Now Offer Vehicle Insurance

    A vital part of buying a car – insuring it – usually occurs late in an auto dealership transaction. But it’s now done earlier (and quicker) with a digital platform offered by DealerPolicy, which is part insurance agency, part technology company that represents 40 major insurers. “The agency is the underbelly, and above that is a tech layer,” says DealerPolicy CEO Travis Fitzgerald. “We’ve written more than $200 million in gross-rate premiums. “We embed our tools within systems (such as digital F&I menus) and harness the data to provide quotes from carriers,” he tells WardsAuto. “We have hundreds of licensed  

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