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Massachusetts Drivers Paid Way Too Much for Car Insurance Last Year
Insurance companies in Massachusetts charged increased rates while there was less risk for drivers. Attorney General Healey proposes 700 million in refunds for drivers.
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Jane Lu
Sep 15, 2021
MAPFRE Offers Cheap Insurance Through the MotionStart App in Massachusetts
MAPFRE launched their telematics app MotionStart in Massachusetts, which tracks driving habits and offers insurance discounts based on their driving practices.
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Brandon Moore
Aug 15, 2021
Massachusetts Ranks #1 for Safest Drivers in New England & on Both Coasts
According to our data here at Jerry, Massachusetts ranks No. 1 for safe driving out of states on both the east and west coasts.
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Lisa Steuer McArdle
Sep 16, 2021
Massachusetts Car Seat Law
The Massachusetts car seat law requires that children under eight and smaller than 4 feet 9 inches use a car seat or booster seat.
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Bonnie Stinson
Aug 09, 2021
Lemon Laws in Massachusetts
Massachusetts lemon laws apply to vehicles for up to one year or 15,000 miles of use after they were purchased.
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Tom Hindle
Jul 21, 2021
Beloved Local Bear "Boo Boo" Killed in Massachusetts Car Crash
Wildlife officials in Massachusetts are saddened to announce the death of the famous black bear, affectionately named “Boo Boo”, after he was struck in a car collision.
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Ru Chen
Jul 13, 2021
Is it Really Illegal to Have Gorillas in Your Back Seat in Massachusetts?
In Massachusetts, it’s supposedly illegal to have a gorilla riding in the back seat of your car, but is it really true?
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Lisa Steuer McArdle
Jul 01, 2021
Massachusetts Car Insurance Laws
Massachusetts car insurance laws require drivers to carry a minimum amount of uninsured motorist, PIP, and liability insurance, summarized as 20/40/5.
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Jacoba Bood
Jul 06, 2021

All Questions on Massachusetts

Is $200 a high insurance premium with USAA?
Is this a normal amount to pay for insurance? I have a 2013 Subaru and I live in Boston. My full coverage deductible is $250.
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Sophie Newman
Sep 14, 2021
What happens if you drive without car insurance in Massachusetts?
I'm considering letting my insurance lapse to save costs. What happens if I get pulled over for a routine traffic stop and I don't have it?
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Sophie Newman
Aug 03, 2021
What is the penalty for driving without a license in Massachusetts?
I've never had a license. What happens if I get caught driving without one?
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Sophie Newman
Jul 28, 2021
Do college students have to pay for their own car insurance if they move out of state?
If I'm living out of state, do I need to get my own car insurance? My parents live in New York and I'm going to school in Boston.
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Sophie Newman
Jul 23, 2021
Can my boyfriend be on my car insurance in Massachusetts if we live together but are unmarried?
Is it possible for my boyfriend and I to be on the same policy if we live together but drive separate cars? We're trying to simplify our lives and cut costs and it would be great if I could add my boyfriend to my insurance.
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Sophie Newman
Jul 21, 2021
Do I need more coverage on my Spectra than what Massachusetts requires?
My mom says I need more coverage than the state minimum in Massachusetts. I am 22 and drive a 2009 Kia Spectra, and I can save $90 a month with minimum liability coverage. And no, I am not putting full coverage on the Spectra.
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Shannon Martin
May 14, 2021
Can our insurance company force us to carry greater uninsured motorist coverage?
My insurance company is requiring policyholders in Massachusetts to raise their uninsured/underinsured motorist coverage to match their bodily injury coverage. Doing this would make my insurance more expensive. Do I have to do this?
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Emily Maracle
May 10, 2021
How much should I expect to pay for car insurance in Massachusetts if I'm under 25?
I just bought a used car and I live in Massachusetts. How much can I expect to pay for liability insurance on an older vehicle that cost $3,000?
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Eric Schad
Apr 28, 2021
How many drivers in the U.S. are uninsured?
How many drivers aren't insured in the U.S.? I have a few friends who are driving uninsured to save money. They say it's normal, but it seems irresponsible to me.
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Shannon Martin
Sep 09, 2021

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