Lockdowns cut driving and crashes, bring insurance discounts

first_img WhatsApp Twitter Facebook WhatsApp By Associated Press – April 14, 2020 0 237 CoronavirusIndianaLocalMichiganNews Pinterest Twitter Pinterest Lockdowns cut driving and crashes, bring insurance discounts Google+ Google+ Facebook (“Highway 404 & Highway 401” by Open Grid Scheduler / Grid Engine, Public Domain) DETROIT (AP) — People are driving less due to stay-at-home orders to stop the coronavirus from spreading, and consumer groups say that should mean lower auto insurance premiums.Some companies have responded, but the Consumer Federation of America reports that discounts may be too small and aren’t being applied evenly.In New York and Washington states, the number of traffic crashes fell by 30% last month.The federation says that means lower costs to insurance companies that should be passed on to consumers.The group suggests calling your insurer and commenting on social media if they don’t offer discounts. Previous articleCIB, Visit Indy cut executive pay to cope with pandemic lossNext articleDeadline approaching to apply to the Clay Fire Recruit Academy Associated PressNews from the Associated Press and its network of reporters and publications.last_img read more

Exciting Night for Joe Biden on Super Tuesday

first_imgSuper Tuesday voting is over and Joe Biden leads in the delegate count over Bernie Sanders.Biden won Texas, but Sanders still believes there is a path to victory after winning Colorado and leading in California.Despite spending hundreds of millions of dollars, Michael Bloomberg had a disappointing Super Tuesday which he spent in West Palm Beach.The future of Sen. Elizabeth Warren is also in doubt after she came in third in her home state of Massachusetts.Tusli Gabard picked up one delegate in American Samoa.People on social media are praising the quick actions of Joe Biden’s wife, Jill, and his top adviser, Symone Sanders, after they fought off a vegan protester last night. Biden was speaking in Los Angeles when a protester jumped on stage with a sign reading “let dairy die.”Jill Biden immediately jumped in to block the protester. A second protester then jumped on stage and Jill Biden grabbed her and physically pushed her away. Sanders ran after the protester, tackling her and dragging her off stage.last_img read more

Kotoko CEO position bigger than GFA President – Nana Yaw Amponsah

first_imgNew Chief Executive Officer of Kumasi Asante Kotoko, Nana Yaw Amponsah, reckons he occupies a much bigger position than the Ghana Football Association President.Amponsah, who was unveiled last week in Kumasi, failed in a bid to become the GFA President in the October 2019 elections that saw Kurt Okraku elected president.But moments after officially taking up his role as Kotoko boss, Amponsah wasted no time in recognizing the supremacy of his job.“I see Asante Kotoko and no disrespect to the Ghana Football Association Presidential position which I aspired to occupy, Kotoko for me is the biggest,” he told teeming supporters at his unveiling at the Sports Hotel in Kumasi.“If I ask you today who the president of the English FA is, you may not be able to tell me but you may be able to tell me who the Executive Chairman of Manchester United is so I do not take this responsibility lightly at all,” he concluded.last_img read more