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Tennessee HB 280 Signed into Law

Tennessee Governor William Haslam signed House Bill 280 into law on March 22.

Arkansas HB 2193 Signed into Law

The Arkansas Online Insurance Verification System Act will facilitate the implementation of an online insurance verification system (OLV).

Arkansas now supports FTP file submissions

The Arkansas Office of Driver Services announced that its auto liability insurance reporting system can now support FTP file submissions.

What now for soft tissue injury claims

The government proposes to implement the measures on 1 October 2018 with the introduction of the Prison and Courts Act 2017 and accompanying regulations.

MSVIVS Ramping Up

Mississippi is currently testing the online verification (OLV) portion of the new Mississippi Vehicle Insurance Verification System (MSVIVS).

Telematics holds the potential for improved safety and lower claims

Americans drove a combined 3.1 trillion miles over 12 months through March 2016. With drivers traveling more miles, the potential for accidents increases.

South Carolina uninsured motorists can pay to drive

Insurance carriers writing policies in South Carolina will receive a check proportional to their market share in the state in 2015.

Pennsylvania Plate Readers

Pennsylvania discontinued its practice of issuing license plate registration stickers effective Jan. 1, 2017.

Noteworthy Philip Smikle v Global Logistics decision puts brakes on undisclosed motor hire charges

The decision in Philip Smikle v Global Logistics demonstrates that the Court will not look kindly upon a case in which a claimant fails to declare a need for credit hire.

MVICS Discontinued

The Connecticut Department of Motor Vehicles no longer requires auto insurers to file reports through Motor Vehicle Insurance Compliance Reporting System.