Quotes of Note

Towing charges, which should amount to a few hundred dollars, often skyrocket to a few thousand dollars once the bandit tow truck operator hauls the vehicle away from the accident scene.

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National Insurance Crime Bureau Special Agent Doreen Sanchez

Agents work with general agents largely because of the ease of doing business and the expertise of their personnel.

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David VanDelinder, executive director of the Independent Insurance Agents of Texas

It is our hope that integrating a targeted cyber security assessment directly into our examination process will help encourage a laser-like focus on this issue by both banks and regulators.

 

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New York’s Financial Services Superintendent Benjamin Lawsky

It’s almost like anybody who took an SBA loan is being penalized.

 

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Staten Island Taxpayers’ Association president Dee Vandenburg

We acknowledge that we cannot prevent 100 percent of the losses in an earthquake. What we are trying to do is prevent the catastrophic collapse of our economy by addressing the biggest vulnerabilities.

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Lucy Jones, U.S. Geological Survey seismologist

As long as we can get a visual of the face, we’re fine if they choose to wear the headgear.

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Nannette Rolfe, director of Utah’s Driver License Division

For a long time, people thought it was an all-or-nothing jump between humans in charge and fully autonomous vehicles. I don’t think that’s the case anymore. People see it as a more gradual transition.

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Michael James, senior research scientist at Toyota

A lot of these young people that are unemployed today, they’re going to have to create their own jobs. They’re going to have to become entrepreneurs and they’re going to have to figure out something and they’re going to have to go out and do it.

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J. Eric Smith, CEO of Swiss Re Americas

This new data demonstrates clearly the need for New York to invest in resiliency projects to protect those in the flood zone.

 

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New York City Comptroller Scott M. Stringer

It has come to the attention of the Maryland Insurance Administration that some insurers are using ‘price optimization’ to rate insurance policies in Maryland.

 

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The Maryland Insurance Administration Bulletin 14-23