Last month gas prices jumped up 45 cents! This has people hoping for the best after last years high prices during the summer season.
Last week in Massachusetts, gas prices rose 10 cents for regular unleaded gas. Unfortunately, this was the sixth week in a row that gas prices has risen. If you are one of many drivers who owns a larger vehicle, your wallet could start to take a hit.
You are not helpless in this situation though. Here are some tips to help you manage your gas mileage.
There is no way to tell what’s in store for the future but make sure you stay up to date here at MassDriver.org!
Why will Progressive be paying Massachusetts $120,000?
If you haven’t heard, Progressive was investigated for its business practices after entering the Massachusetts insurance market in May of 2008. Attorney General Martha Coakley was the first to draw attention to the problem. From the start of their operations until late last year Progressive was comparing their 6 month premium prices with other companies 12 month premium. After Progressive realized they had made a huge mistake they did try to fix their mistakes but it did not help them when the charges were finally settled on May 26, 2009.
Is there any way you can protect yourself from this problem? MassDrive.com makes this easy by finding affordable Massachusetts auto insurance options and comparing them for you! It is crucial that you can get accurate quotes from multiple insurance providers to help you make the best decision. The best deal is only visible when you consider all of your options before making a decision.
Direct writers are preparing for a battle with each other – and agents – with Geico and Allstate setting up shop in Massachusetts. According to the Insurance Journal, it’s been a long-time coming:
“We have been looking forward to serving Massachusetts drivers for a long time,” said Steve Cunningham, regional vice president, in a statement released by Geico. “We are very happy to be here and doing business with Massachusetts residents. We think we can bring them low rates and great service.”
“People are looking for value and choice,” said George Ruebenson, President of Allstate Protection. “As a company with a solid reputation and a national presence, Allstate will provide
Indeed, the consumers of Massachusetts do want choice – that’s why MassDriver.org exists, to bring light to the options and choices that Massachusetts consumers have in their search for the best auto insurance for their needs. You can’t save if you don’t compare!
The personal lines insurance company said it targeted Nov. 2 as the date in which it would offer rates to consumers, if it was successful in setting ratings with the Massachusetts Division of Insurance.
Yet another big carrier brings additional options and choice for Massachusetts Drivers! We’ll be sure to report as news develops with Allstate’s application.
MassDriver.org’s survey on Massachusetts auto insurance is still open and we want to hear from you! Take the MassDriver.org survey and tell us how the introduction of competition has affected you as a Massachusetts auto insurance consumer.
Buying auto insurance in Massachusetts is now an exciting enterprise. As a consumer, you’ve got choice of carrier, benefits to select from, and prices to evaluate. The team at MassDriver.org is interested in making this process as easy for you as possible – that’s why we’ve made it our mission to cover this topic for all residents of Massachusetts.