Louisiana tracking uninsured motorists

In an effort to decrease the high number of uninsured motorists in Louisiana, the state has begun issuing fines to motorists detected as not having insurance coverage through the use of license plate readers.  The parishes of Bossier and Iberville are the first to issue the fines. The state has not yet set a schedule […]

Arizona implements self-update option for motorists

As part of the Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) efficiency initiative, the state is implementing a self-update option for motorists’ auto insurance. An insured is now able to update their insurance online to avoid registration suspension. Once an insured updates their insurance, ADOT’s system will cross-check the input with transmissions from the carrier for 30 […]

Self-Driving Cars Could Bring Big Changes to Insurance

Just last month, another automaker announced a 2025 goal to develop cars that drive themselves on city streets; and the company reaffirmed that cars capable of driving unassisted on highways will roll off its assembly lines by 2020.[1] The competition in vehicle automation is heating up, though most insurers feel “unprepared” for the changes this […]

Nevada Ecards

Governor Brian Sandoval signed Nevada Assembly Bill 455 into law on May 26, 2017. The law authorizes the electronic delivery of certain notices and documents relating to insurance policies, including auto insurance ID cards. Motorists may now provide proof of insurance through various electronic forms: Smart phones Tablets Computers

Tennessee suspension notice letters

Tennessee’s new Electronic Insurance Verification System (EIVS) is gearing up to begin their letter campaign for motorists found to not have auto liability insurance coverage. A series of four letters will be sent to motorists when the state’s EIVS is unable to confirm coverage for a VIN registered in Tennessee, in the following sequence: Request […]

In uncertain times, look to cut costs

Personal injury claims reform has been put off again, and whether the new government will pursue reform is unclear. When the Prisons and Courts Bill 2016-17 (HC Bill 170) was scrapped, so were fixed tariffs to cap compensation payouts for whiplash injuries. That’s a blow to efforts to eliminate fraudulent and exaggerated claims from the […]