Whether a small company using an outside insurance company or a large self insured rental company, the fleet insurance channel provides the latest news and insight into Loss Damage Waivers (LDW), Supplemental Loss Insurance (SLI) and Collision Damage Waivers (CDW).

Avis Alaska Wins Loss-of-Use Case

State Farm Insurance refused to pay the full amount for loss-of-use damages on a rental car from the Avis Alaska franchise. An Alaska court ruled in favor of the franchise.


Bluebird Partners with Rental Insurance Program

By partnering with Bluebird Auto Rental Systems and using its custom software reports, V3 Insurance looks to reduce the amount of reporting requirements for its rental car operator clients. Plus, Bluebird customers will now have access to V3 Insurance services.


V3 Insurance Offers Rental Car Insurance Program

V3 Insurance Partners LLC has launched Rental Vantage, a multi-line insurance program aimed at franchise and independent rental car operators.


Auto Rental Solutions Signs 500th Location

Jim Schalberg, owner of Auto Rental Solutions, has announced the signing of the 500th location using his company's Renter’s Collision Protection.


Application of Collateral Source Rule in Rental Car Damage Recovery

Using this tool, you'll be able to better respond when insurance adjusters try to lowball your damage claims.


Hertz, AAA Offer Winter Driving Tips

In partnership with AAA, Hertz has released a list of tips for safe driving this winter season.


Length of Replacement Rental Increases to 11 Days

According to data gathered by Enterprise Rent-A-Car’s Automated Rental Management System (ARMS), the U.S. average length of replacement rental (LOR) increased to 11 days in the third quarter 2014, up 0.3 days from Q3 last year.


Pink Roadster Promotes Rental Reimbursement

Using a hot-pink roadster named “Rosie,” Enterprise Rent-A-Car in California has launched a new marketing initiative focused on rental reimbursement, an auto insurance option that covers the cost of a rental car.


Enterprise Updates Management System in UK

Following its launch earlier this year, Enterprise Rent-A-Car has announced two upgrades to its ARMS (automated rental management system) platform, a free online platform that allows body shops to provide real-time updates on repair status.


Study Grades Credit Card Auto Rental Insurance Coverages

CardHub report finds that types and levels of coverage vary greatly by card; American Express named as having the best coverage.


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Uber Vehicles and Open Recalls

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