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Monday, June 17, 2013California auto insurance buyers are paying less for coverage than they were two decades ago while rates rose substantially for the rest of the country, says the Consumer Federation of America. The consumer group attributes the decrease to the state’s regulatory reform under Proposition 103, which mandates prior approval for rate increases. READ MORE >>
Monday, June 10, 2013Smartphones are amazing. Now they can get you out of a ticket. Twenty-four states now allow drivers to show electronic proof of insurance coverage during a traffic stop, according to the Property Casualty Insurance Association of America (PCI). READ MORE >>
Thursday, May 30, 2013Unfortunately, insurance coverage is not permanent. Even more importantly, you should never assume that by paying money toward premiums for an insurance policy that it cannot be cancelled. After all, your insurance company may decide not to allow the driver to renew their contract when the contract ends. READ MORE >>
Monday, May 13, 2013The California Department of Insurance (CDI) is currently monitoring several wildfires in the state, including the Springs Fire in Ventura County and the Summit Fire in Riverside County. Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones is reminding fire evacuees that they may be eligible for reimbursement for additional living expenses (ALE) due to mandatory evacuations. READ MORE >>
Monday, May 06, 2013As wind-driven wildfires rush toward homes and force evacuations in Los Angeles and Ventura counties, state officials urged residents Friday to take full advantage of their insurance policies.
"Families are already fearful of losing everything they own, they should not worry about paying for hot... READ MORE >>
Monday, April 29, 2013A look at the rules governing drivers’ licenses for older adults. Licenses are renewed every five years, and until age 70 drivers may automatically be granted two five-year renewals by mail or online. Starting at 70, drivers must renew in person, taking a written test and eye exam. READ MORE >>
Tuesday, April 23, 2013What is an act of God? Most definitions use language like, "an unavoidable catastrophe caused by nature" and "something that alters events in a way outside of human control." As you may expect, it has nothing to do with believing a supreme being is a causal factor, but simply refers to unexpected situations and disasters that cannot be controlled, usually related to the natural world. READ MORE >>
Friday, April 12, 2013 Question: I know a provisional driver who is ticketed for violating their license restrictions is still covered by their auto insurer. Is this true everywhere? Specifically, what about California? How could a restriction violation affect my teen's license and her insurance? READ MORE >>
Tuesday, April 09, 2013There are a wide variety of April Fool’s Day jokes out there- from telling people that dihydrogen monoxide is coming out of the sink (dihydrogen monoxide is the chemical name for water) to aluminum foiling your bosses office (not that Trusted Choice endorses such pranks, mind you). READ MORE >>
Friday, March 29, 2013Driving can open up new opportunities for teens but with those opportunities comes responsibility. It’s important for teens to understand those responsibilities and for parents to set appropriate expectations. READ MORE >>