Pre-Leasing Announced at SunTrust Park’s Battery Atlanta

Anyone wanting to live next door to the future home of the Atlanta Braves will soon have the opportunity. According to the AJC, Atlanta-based real estate group Pollack Shores announced Wednesday it would begin pre-leasing units at three apartment complexes next to SunTrust Park in December. Those complexes, The Residencies, The Flats, and Parkside, will [...]

Campbell Spartans to Host Sprayberry High on Friday

Campbell football looks to right the ship this Friday night when the Sprayberry Yellow Jackets come to Smyrna to take on the Spartans under the lights. This will be Campbell’s first home game of the season, and it comes at an opportune time for the team. The Spartans are so far winless on the season, [...]

BOC Considers Work Force Program in Drug Courts

Cobb County is considering an employment program for people enrolled in substance-abuse accountability courts, according to an article in the Marietta Daily Journal. Accountability courts offer eligible defendants rehabilitation and treatment as an alternative to conviction and jail time. Cobb County would be one of the first counties in Georgia to offer the program. According [...]

State Reclaims $4.7M in Settlements

During the first nine months of 2014, the Georgia Department of Insurance announced that they received more than $4.7 million from auto insurance companies. These are the direct results of the mediation efforts of the department. Complaints Given Serious Consideration Since January 2014, the Consumer Services Division has answered over 6,000 complaints and assisted consumers [...]

By | October 24th, 2014|Categories: Auto Insurance Atlanta, Car Insurance in Atlanta|0 Comments

Study Shows Low-income Drivers Face Higher Insurance Rates

In almost every state, including Georgia, lawmakers have made car insurance mandatory. Those caught without insurance risk losing their driver's license and may have issues keeping their job. According to a report from the Consumer Federation of America, a low-income driver has a difficult time receiving affordable insurance, even with a clean driving record. Auto [...]

By | October 8th, 2014|Categories: Auto Insurance Atlanta, Car Insurance in Atlanta|1 Comment

Insuring Your Teen Driver

Most parents cannot wait until the day their teen acquires his or her driver's license because it relieves them from dropping their kids off and picking them up. The older the teen becomes, the later the hours that they stay out, which means the later the parents have to stay awake. According to a report [...]

By | September 29th, 2014|Categories: Auto Insurance Atlanta, Car Insurance in Atlanta|0 Comments

Fraud Drives Up the Cost of Auto Insurance

Insurance fraud refers to an intentional act performed to attain payment from auto insurance companies. It is estimated that insurance fraud costs companies an annual $80 billion. Companies have a difficult time detecting fraud due to the surreptitious nature of fraud. This crime drives up the cost for all consumers in the industry. Con artists [...]

By | September 23rd, 2014|Categories: Auto Insurance Atlanta, Car Insurance in Atlanta|0 Comments

Self-driving Cars Doom for Auto Insurers?

According to the International Organization for Road Accident Prevention, errors in human judgment account for 90 percent of car accidents. The collective failure rakes in $157 billion in car insurance premiums every year. However, if a self-driving car eliminated the driver's mistakes, the auto insurance industry would change. RAND Corp did a recent study that [...]

By | September 16th, 2014|Categories: Auto Insurance Atlanta, Car Insurance in Atlanta|0 Comments

Usage-Based Auto Insurance Growing in the US

According to a UBI consumer survey, American drivers have grown comfortable using usage-based auto insurance (UBI) programs. UBI programs allow auto insurance companies to monitor drivers in exchange for discounts on their premiums. Towers Watson conducted the survey and found that drivers with a UBI policy nearly doubled in 17 months. It sat at 4.5 [...]

By | September 10th, 2014|Categories: Auto Insurance Atlanta, Car Insurance in Atlanta|0 Comments

Safe Driving Discounts For Seniors

With the increasing costs of auto insurance, everyone is looking for methods to save money on car insurance. For 34 states, seniors can take a class to receive a driver-safe discount. Seniors 55 and older are eligible for the discount. Depending on the state, you receive a 10 percent discount or higher for receiving a [...]

By | August 29th, 2014|Categories: Auto Insurance Atlanta|0 Comments