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295Poor People Pay More For Car Insurance, Study Finds

Even with worse driving records, wealthier people quoted lower rates

Pride yourself on being a safe driver? You might be paying a penalty for that distinction. The country's largest auto insurers often charge safe drivers more money for their annual insurance premiums than their more reckless counterparts, according to a study released Monday by the Consumer Federation Of America.

15Jay Leno checks out State Farm's "cross-dressing" Camaro

The latest video installment of Jay Leno's Garage takes a look at a convertible 1968 Chevy Camaro. Actually, two 1968 Camaros on the same, but different, chassis. It's an RS/SS hybrid of sorts that's both fully-restored stock and modified at the same time.

21Irony Police: State Farm releases texting app to curb distracted driving [w/video]

State Farm On The Move Android App – Click above to view the video after the jump

16Study: It's actually safer to drive on holidays

We may have one less excuse not to visit the in-laws this holiday season. According to the National Motorists Association and State Farm, driving on the holidays may actually be safer than jumping behind the wheel on a normal day. The insurance agency recently took a look at the number of claims it received on seven separate major U.S. holidays – the Fourth of July, New Year's Day, Memorial Day, Easter, Labor Day, Thanksgiving and Christmas – and found that on average, those days had

20PSA: 4th of July named most dangerous driving holiday, so be safe out there

On Sunday, the United States of America will celebrate its 234th birthday, and rightfully so, 4th of July festivities will be taking place all around the country – cookouts, camping trips and pool-side relaxation are not out of the question.

55Report: State Farm alerted NHTSA to Toyota issues in 2007; KBB lowers resale values

State Farm is a massive insurance company. With over 42 million vehicles covered under its policies, the insurance giant commands roughly 18 percent of the U.S. market. In fact, State Farm's share of the overall market is so big that it can apparently see possible trends in vehicle issues by simply analyzing claim data, as evidenced by its admission that it informed the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration of Toyota unintended acceleration issues as early as late 2007.

43Oh, Buck! Study says deer-automobile accident rate up by 18% over last 5 years

What do New Jersey and Nebraska have in common? If you said "absolutely nothing," you'd be right – on any other day but today. Turns out that the Garden State and the Cornhusker State share a very curious stat. Both have seen a 54% increase in deer-related automobile accidents over the last two years. That 54% increase is the largest in the nation, which shows that the problem of deer-related car crashes isn't confined to just one location, but rather a national problem.

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