Pennsylvania auto insurance News

Penn. Encourages Older Drivers to Assess Their Skills Behind the Wheel

With the number of older Pennsylvanians steadily increasing, the Pennsylvania Departments of Transportation, Aging, and Insurance remind citizens that striking the right balance between safety on roadways and the mobility of older drivers is very important. “Driving is a privilege; …

Penn. Reminds Drivers: Insurers Can’t Add Surcharge for Deer-Related Crash

Pennsylvania Insurance Commissioner Teresa Miller is reminding drivers that their insurance company cannot add a surcharge to their auto premium for a crash involving a deer. The commissioner also urged drivers to be alert for deer, as this is the …

Pennsylvania Commissioner Issues Consumer Alert on ‘Widow’s Penalty’

Pennsylvania Insurance Commissioner Teresa Miller issued a consumer alert announcing that she will not approve auto insurance rate filings that contain the so-called “widow’s penalty,” under which a widow or widower is charged a higher rate solely based on the …

Clerical Errors Delayed 100s of Driver License Suspensions in Penn.

Driver’s license suspensions in hundreds of criminal cases in Pennsylvania since 2008 are being carried out now because of what York County, Penn., officials say was an oversight. The York Dispatch reported on August 6 that defendants in about 2,000 …