Auto Insurance Increases due to distracted driving

Insurance Rates for All Drivers Increase Due to Distracted Driving

The Wall Street Journal reports that car insurers are finding their payouts are rising faster than their premiums. And a chief culprit, according to analysis by State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance, is smartphones—with over half of drivers aged 18 to 29 admitting to texting and Internet browsing while at the controls of their car. The result: more accidents now occur because people play with their phones, and those incidents are pushing premium prices up. Read more