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Augusta ranks 82nd among safest driving cities

...said Jim Ledder, Allstate's vice president of auto claims.Allstate, which writes nearly one in 10 U.S. auto insurance policies, reviewed millions of records and factored in traffic volume, population and weather conditions to develop...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-09-10/augusta-ranks-82nd-among-safe
Uber's popularity surges; business travelers avoiding taxis

...Both Uber and competitor Lyft insure their drivers during paid rides and also require the drivers to carry personal auto insurance that covers them the rest of the time.Uber has faced criticism that its employees inappropriately accessed customer...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-04-11/ubers-popularity-surges-bu
Gov. Deal signs bills regulating ride-hailing in Georgia

...background checks through the Kansas Bureau of Investigation. The Kansas Legislature also wanted Uber to hold additional auto insurance coverage for the period in which drivers have turned on the mobile app.Georgia's new mandates require $1 million...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-05-06/gov-deal-signs-bills-reg
Around the block

...present a Smart Driver Safety Program at 9 a.m. April 7 at Patriots Park.Participants may be eligible for an auto insurance discount.Registration is required, but membersship in AARP is not. Registration is $20.For more information...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/richmond-neighbors/2015-04-01/around-block
Bottom line

...Offenders get a mandatory 24 hours in jail anyway if their blood-alcohol level is at least .08.Also, your auto insurance skyrockets. Add up all the costs and a DUI can cost an offender thousands of dollars.Every DUI case is different...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-02-10/bottom-line
Augusta ranks 92nd among 200 safest driving cities

...density and precipitation may contribute to their driving safety."Allstate, which writes nearly one in 10 U.S. auto insurance policies, based its ratings on the places with the greatest frequency of collisions, factoring in traffic volume...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-08-31/augusta-ranks-92nd-among-200
Discounts kick in for last baby boomers turning 50

...that can mean the lowest prices, sometimes it means that there are safeguards," she said. For example, "Our auto insurance might not be the lowest rate, but you will never be canceled."Mento, 53, said she uses senior discounts all...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2014-06-21/discounts-kick-last-baby-boomers-tu
Pardon Our Mess: Watervale subdivision

...was nearly flattened in a wreck Nov. 15. After a lengthy process between the homeowners association and Acceptance Auto Insurance to obtain damage estimates, the project is nearly complete."It's been incredibly frustrating," said Mike Walsh...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-02-24/pardon-our-mess-watervale-sub
Wal-Mart teams up with AutoInsurance.com to offer price comparison shopping for auto insurance

...one-stop shopping to another area: auto insurance.The world's largest retail er has teamed up with Auto Insurance.com to let shoppers quickly...months.Shoppers can log on to Auto Insurance.com or access the site through...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-04-30/wal-mart-teams-autoinsuran
Plan for new trauma center not welcomed by all

...especially true in suburban communities, where trauma patients are more likely to be car crash victims who have health or auto insurance to pay for their care."Trauma centers make money," Mike Williams, president of the consulting firm Abaris Group...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-07-10/plan-new-trauma-center-n