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 […]

Digital Data Forensics Revolutionizing the Claims Landscape

The digital age is upon us—and that’s working both for and against insurers, specifically when it comes to fraud. It’s an unfortunate fact that while deserving claimants are seeking fair recompense for losses, unscrupulous people are exploiting the claims payment system. The question is, What can be done to stem the tide of lost dollars? […]

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 […]

Smartphone technology facilitating customer collaboration with insurers

Until very recently, documenting home or motor damage or creating a spreadsheet of stolen property had been best left to insurance professionals. Now, our customers can be collaborators who can do some or all of that documentation themselves. The involvement of customers is set to transform the way claims are handled. The ubiquity of smartphones […]