Industry-backed legislation that would allow auto insurers to raise rates by up to 15 percent a year and weaken North Carolina's current regulatory system would lead to higher consumer costs, the state's top insurance regulator said Monday. Full story
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Some car insurance companies are offering discounts to drivers if they volunteer to be tracked by an electronic monitoring device, but privacy advocates warn that the program could backfire. NBC’s Tom Costello reports.
The nation's toughest ban on drivers gabbing on handheld cell phones took effect on Wednesday in New York, where violators now face penalty points on their licenses as well as hefty fines. Full story
Seven automobile insurance firms have followed Allstate Insurance Co in suing Toyota Motor Corp to recover money they paid in claims for car crashes blamed on unintended acceleration of Toyota vehicles. Full story