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Streamline Auto Quoting: Attend a DocIT for Agents Online Demo
PIA’s member-only program with DocIT for Agents is changing the way PIA members quote auto insurance...
Some Drivers Ignore Risks of Distraction
The 2018 Travelers Risk Index finds that even as most drivers know about the dangers of distracted driving, about 25 percent will answer a call or text while driving and believe they can do it safely...
NAIC Unveils Distracted Driving Awareness Campaign
April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month, and the National Association of Insurance Commissioners announced the launch of Keep the Road Code, a new campaign that focuses on preventing distracted driving...
Would You Rather Be Hit by a Taxi or an Uber?
When asked about whether a Uber driver or a taxi driver would have more insurance coverage to handle a person’s medical bills in case of a car crash, Washington State Insurance Commissioner Mike Kreidler said if insurance were the primary concern, “I’d probably take the Uber.”...
Nationwide Will Fully Shift to Independent Agent Model
As part of ongoing efforts to give agents the flexibility they need to grow and thrive, Nationwide is announcing its intention to shift entirely to an independent agency distribution model by July 1, 2020...
Long-Awaited Farm Bill Unveiled
On April 12, 2018, the House released its long-awaited version of the latest Farm Bill (H.R.2). This lengthy legislation contains eleven titles, including the crop insurance title...
PIA Federal Legislative Summit Next Week
Professional Insurance Agents from around the country are getting ready to converge on Washington, D.C. next week for the annual PIA Federal Legislative Summit. The Summit will be held April 24-25...
New ACA Rule Gives States More Power
A final rule issued last week by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services will give states the power to loosen federal regulations for health insurance plans sold on the Affordable Care Act marketplace...
States May Enact Fiduciary Laws
The future of the U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL) fiduciary rule remains uncertain, as President Donald Trump ordered the DOL to perform a new analysis of the rule aimed at revising or repealing it...
Cyber 101: Essential Information About Data Breach/Privacy
Cyber 101 is an educational resource created by PIA and The PIA Partnership to help educate PIA members and their clients about the seven most common cyber risks faced by small and mid-sized businesses, as well as the business practices and insurance coverages that can reduce those risks...