Driving Home the Message

Chordas, Lori
October 2010
Best's Review;Oct2010, Vol. 111 Issue 6, p54
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the education and incentives given by carriers to reduce motor vehicle accidents and deaths in the U.S. According to the Insurance Information Institute, liability coverage rise 40.3% for bodily injury claims and 25.9% for property damage claims. Moreover, the author presents car accidents innitiatives include banning of text while driving in Kentucky, the I-PROMISE campaign of Hartford Financial Services Group, and Lookin' Out program from Erie Insurance.


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