Timothy Shannon

Study: SUVs, Pickups Hit Pedestrians More Often Than Cars Do

Reprinted from the Insurance Journal March 22, 2022 Drivers of bigger vehicles such as pickup trucks and SUVs are more likely to hit pedestrians while making turns than drivers of cars, according to a new study. The research released Thursday by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety points to the increasing popularity of larger vehicles…

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Earthquake Brace + Bolt Retrofit Grant Program

FUNDS ARE LIMITED! You can strengthen your home and get up to a 25%* discount on your earthquake insurance premium. You may register and then be selected to receive a unique opportunity: a $3,000 tax-free grant to help seismically retrofit your home through the 2020 Earthquake Brace + Bolt (EBB) program. Registration is open until…

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Auto insurance rates on the rise

MORE ACCIDENTS attributed to smartphone use while driving, coupled with much higher costs of repairs, have led to double-digit increases in auto insurance rates over the past few years. Distracted driving is just one of many factors that have converged on auto insurance claims, resulting in sustained premium increases. Now there are new factors that…

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