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).
April 19, 2013 in Insurance
In preparation for a busy season, the car rental insurance comparison search engine announced additional products and coverage available for customers.
April 12, 2013 in Insurance
Alan Beck, 18, and Steven Eccles, 20, were sentenced to 13 months in jail for smashing into Hertz UK vans in England to steal more than $25,000 worth of catalytic converters.
By Sonoran National Insurance Group, March 2013 in Insurance
Q: The automobile liability insurance premium for my rental cars is costly. It is our location’s biggest expense after my employee costs. Some of my associates in other states pay much less per car, per month than I do. What can I do to minimize this expense?
By Leslie Saunders, February 2013 in Insurance, Rental Operations
Who should buy a loss damage waiver from a car rental company, and is it covered by your customer’s credit card?
By Wesley D. Hurst, September 2012 in Insurance, Rental Operations
Whether it’s damage to your rental car from a fallen tree, vandalism or mice chewing wires, some damage responsibility can be passed to the consumer by contract — but know your state’s statutory limitations.
August 8, 2012 in Insurance
CardHub’s 2012 Credit Card Auto Rental Insurance Study compares car rental insurance coverage offered by Visa, Discover, MasterCard and American Express.
July 31, 2012 in Insurance
The companies in the top 50 are those that demonstrate the ability to thrive in a challenging economic environment by analyzing each insurance company’s staff levels, business practices and expenses for all areas of company operations.
July 23, 2012 in Insurance, Legislative
In a recent New Jersey appellate court decision, an intra-familial exclusion rule included in a car rental company’s supplemental liability policy was deemed void as it did not conform to the state’s automobile insurance laws.
July 10, 2012 in Insurance, Legislative
The law, which just became effective in June, is aimed at all goods and services.
July 9, 2012 in Insurance
In the survey, 14% of respondents said insurance rates are too expensive.
Auto Focus Blog: A blog covering fleets, auto rental and the business of cars
If the Car Rental Show is an indicator of the health of the industry, the North American market is doing well — while the "growth markets" are really taking off.
On the fifth anniversary of Elaine Litwer’s death, I’m brought back to the work she did to repeal vicarious liability. But it’s also caused me to reflect on the mentors in my life.
In their fourth quarter conference calls, Avis Budget Group and Hertz gave an outlook on fleet costs, the used car market, fleet optimization strategies and potential acquisitions. Hertz shed light on the fallout from that excess fleet.
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