Auto Insurance News You May Have Missed Week of Mar 24th 2014

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Uber’s Controversial Insurance Policy is Secret No More
A couple of days ago, the San Francisco Bay Guardian got hold of the holy grail of Lyft/UberX detractors, a document long sought by taxi companies and others calling for greater oversight of these ride services.

Source:  KQED News
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In Saudi Arabia, Reckless Driving Could Be a Death Sentence
Some people think the penalties for reckless driving in their states don’t go far enough – they may be interested in taking a page from extreme Mid-East justice.

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California car data bill has manufacturers, insurers butting heads
Foreshadowing a clash between carmakers and a prominent auto insurance company, Sen. Bill Monning on Tuesday unveiled a bill to loosen car manufacturers’ grip on data generated by vehicles.

Source:  The Sacramento Bee
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Is Your Car on General Motors Recall List?
To correct a hazardous condition with ignition switches, General Motors (GM) is recalling more than 1.6 million older-model vehicles.

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California Commissioner Gives ‘App On, No Match’ Ridesharing View
California Commissioner Dave Jones made his initial recommendations to the California Public Utilities Commission on Tuesday following the California Department of Insurance’s investigatory hearing on March 21 relating to insurance issues and transportation network companies.

Source:  Insurance Journal
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How to Make Your Friends Buy Insurance
The president has recently appeared on Quora, on Ellen, and between two ferns to plug Obamacare.
Source:  The Atlantic
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Here are tips on how to get a good deal when buying a new or used car
At this time of the year, when most consumers are receiving their tax refunds, one option for many for that extra money is purchasing a car — whether new or used.

Source:  Fontana Herald News
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Don’t Be a Victim of Car Theft
Every 44 seconds, a vehicle is stolen somewhere in the U.S., and according to the most recent numbers from the National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB), California ranks first in auto theft figures: behind California

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A couple of days ago, the San Francisco Bay Guardian got hold of the holy grail of Lyft/UberX detractors, a document long sought by taxi companies & others