New York auto insurance News

Geico to Hire More Than 100 New Associates in New York

Geico said it plans to hire more than 100 new associates in its Buffalo, New York, office for additional positions in claims, sales and service. Geico, the largest auto insurer in New York State, said its policyholder base continues to …

GEICO 1st Auto Insurer in N.Y. to Offer Digital ID Cards for Policyholders

New York Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced that GEICO has become the first insurer in New York State to complete the certification process through the Department of Motor Vehicles to allow customers to begin using electronic ID cards on their …

New York DFS Issues Bulletin Urging Auto Insurers to Adopt Telematics Programs

New York’s Department of Financial Services (DFS) issued a bulletin to all New York auto insurers encouraging them to adopt “usage-based insurance” (UBI) programs. Under these voluntary programs, consumers can install “telematics” devices in their cars that – with the …

N.Y. Gov. Weighs Supplemental Uninsured/Underinsured Motorists Bill

A New York State bill concerning the Supplemental Uninsured/Underinsured Motorists (SUM) coverage has recently been delivered to New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, who has until the middle of next week to either sign or veto the measure. If the pending …