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  • Texting-While-Driving Consequences Vary by State

     
    Generally speaking, a moving violation is when a driver breaks the law while their vehicle is in motion. Examples of patently dangerous actions include driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol, speeding and running a stop sign. But what......
  • Ford Escape Again Walks Away With 'Most-Stolen' Title

     
    As stolen SUVs go, crooks are still most likely to abscond with the Escape. Once again, the Ford Escape topped the National Insurance Crime Bureau's list of most-stolen SUVs and crossovers. The Des Plaines, lll.-based nonprofit today released the 2014.......
  • Obamacare enrollment program in Allentown Thursday

     
    The deadline is looming, so we'll reprint this announcement: With a less than two weeks to go before the end of open enrollment Lehigh Valley area residents will have an opportunity to get free, in-person help choosing new Affordable Care Act health...
  • Survey: A Third of Drivers Lie in Car Insurance Applications

     
    When it comes to applying for car insurance, a lot of drivers stretch the truth. In a new survey from CarInsurance.com, 34 percent of drivers admitted to making false claims in their applications ??? and 40 percent of those who......
  • GM Ignition-Switch Recall: What Owners Need To Know

     
    GM's ignition-switch recall may have reached new heights Thursday, with one auto-safety group declaring that 303 people have died as a result of airbags failing to deploy in two of the six cars recalled for faulty ignition switches. GM disputed......
  • Safe Drive Systems Brings Collision Avoidance to the Aftermarket

     
    Collision-avoidance technology is no longer the domain of expensive luxury cars or high-end trim levels ??? or even new cars, for that matter. New York-based Safe Drive Systems can outfit aftermarket basic forward collision and lane-departure warning...
  • Proceed cautiously with door-to-door contractors after hail storm

     
    Yesterday's hail storm could be a windfall for contractors who roam neighborhoods looking to replace roofs and siding that supposedly were damaged when the ice balls fell from the sky. If one of these "storm-chasers" comes to your door, here's......
  • Classified ad helps recovery of Stradivarius violin

     
    Los Angeles Times classified ad helps in recovery of stolen Stradivarius violin....
  • The week in review: scams, refunds, recalls and other consumer news you need to know

     
    A lot of information comes across the Watchdog's desk every week. I write about some things for the newspaper, other things for the Watchdog blog and post others to Facebook and Twitter. And some things I just don't get to.......
  • Brady: Unemployment insurance is so luxe that people aren't taking jobs

     
    From WBEZ FM 91.5 Tony Arnold's report on yesterday's GOP gubernatorial debate, starting with a quote from state Sen. Bill Brady of Bloomington: “The number one issue I run into when I travel around to manufacturing plants particularly, when I......
  • Gov. Jerry Brown commits to major Medi-Cal expansion

     
    In order to help implement President Obama’s healthcare overhaul in California, Gov. Jerry Brown proposed a major expansion of the state’s public insurance program in the state budget he unveiled Thursday. Most Americans face the requirement...
  • Bill requires IG for Citizens’ Property Insurance

     
    TALLAHASSEE — State Sen. Joe Abruzzo, D-Wellington, filed legislation Friday requiring the state-run Citizens' Property Insurance to have an inspector general. The bill filing comes one day after the state inspector general released a report...