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).
August 23, 2016 in Insurance
Steve Dietsch, CEO and president of The Pinnacle Group Insurance Services, which specializes in insurance programs for the car and truck rental and leasing industry, died on July 27.
June 15, 2016 in Insurance
The CardHub study analyzed online rental policies of all the credit cards currently offered by the 10 largest issuers.
May 3, 2016 in Insurance, Rental Operations
Mercury Insurance is now offering ride-hailing insurance to cover Uber, Lyft, and other Transportation Network Company (TNC) drivers in the states of California, Arizona, Nevada, Oklahoma, and Illinois.
December 22, 2015 in Insurance, Rental Operations
The national average length of replacement rental (LOR) rose slightly in the third quarter of 2015 to 11.4 days overall, according to Enterprise’s Automated Rental Management System (ARMS). California saw the largest increase in LOR.
August 27, 2015 in Insurance, Rental Operations
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.
May 5, 2015 in Insurance, Rental Software
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.
April 29, 2015 in Insurance
V3 Insurance Partners LLC has launched Rental Vantage, a multi-line insurance program aimed at franchise and independent rental car operators.
March 24, 2015 in Insurance
Jim Schalberg, owner of Auto Rental Solutions, has announced the signing of the 500th location using his company's Renter’s Collision Protection.
By David Purinton, January 2015 in Insurance
Using this tool, you'll be able to better respond when insurance adjusters try to lowball your damage claims.
November 25, 2014 in Insurance, Rental Operations
In partnership with AAA, Hertz has released a list of tips for safe driving this winter season.
October 27, 2014 in Insurance
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.
September 30, 2014 in Insurance
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.
September 9, 2014 in Insurance
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.
By Amy Winter, August 2014 in Insurance
CardHub report finds that types and levels of coverage vary greatly by card; American Express named as having the best coverage.
May 7, 2014 in Insurance
Peer-to-peer ride-sharing Lyft has partnered with MetLife Auto & Home to provide additional insurance options for protecting drivers and passengers.
March 18, 2014 in Insurance
Uber, a mobile-application-based company that connects customers with vehicle drivers, has extended its insurance offerings to cover driver liability both during tips as well as when a driver is available between trips.
By Chris Brown , March 2014 in Insurance
To effectively recover loss-of-use damages from an insurance company, it's necessary to take a deep dive into the nuances of loss-of-use theory, its legal precedents and the rhetoric to shape the argument.
By Craig Scurato, March 2014 in Insurance
It's time to stop complaining about Obamacare and start using it to increase profit.
By Auto Rental News, March 2014 in Insurance
This extended Q&A addresses typical questions faced by car rental operators regarding all facets of insurance.
February 12, 2014 in Insurance
In addition to joining the Rideshare Insurance Coalition, Lyft has added new insurance coverage for collision, uninsured motorists and underinsured motorists.
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