Risk Control

Reference Guide to Florida Verifications

When a crash occurs in Florida, the state sends an FR1/FR100 “Liability” Sanction Verification to the auto insurance carriers of the motorists involved in the incident. Florida advised carriers to confirm coverage for crash verifications if a motorist’s insurance policy meets the state’s minimum liability requirements, even if the VIN is registered in another state.

New Strategy to Reduce Uninsured Driver Rate

The Insurance Research Council (IRC) estimated Oklahoma’s uninsured driver rate to be 26 percent in 2012, the highest in any state. Though this most recent estimate is five years old, there is little evidence the rate has dropped significantly.

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, includi...

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...

MSVIVS Ramping Up

MSVIVS – OLV Testing In addition to requiring a book of business (BoB) file by the first Tuesday of each month, Mississippi is currently testing the online verification (OLV) portion of the new...

South Carolina uninsured motorists can pay to drive

South Carolina will allow uninsured motorists to operate vehicles in the state if they pay an annual fee of $550, according to Bulletin 2016-11, which the state released on Dec. 20, 2016. The state...

Pennsylvania Plate Readers

Pennsylvania discontinued its practice of issuing license plate registration stickers effective Jan. 1, 2017. To confirm that a motorists ’s vehicle registration is current and properly insured, th...

MVICS Discontinued

The Connecticut Department of Motor Vehicles no longer requires auto insurers to file reports through its legacy Motor Vehicle Insurance Compliance Reporting System (MVICS). The state DMV suspended...

3D printer risks investigated

In a previous blog post— 3D Printers: Do emitted chemicals from inexpensive desktop models pose health risks? —we discussed a study on emissions and possible risks associated with small commercial...

Mississippi names MSVIVS administrator

The Mississippi Insurance Department announced HDI Solutions, LLC (HDI) as the administrator of its new Vehicle Insurance Verification System (MSVIVS). The contract was awarded on May 25, according...