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Mar 14 2019

Massachusetts law about auto insurance, auto insurance in massachusetts.

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Massachusetts law about auto insurance

Automobile Insurance, Mass. Office of Consumer Affairs

Includes Buying Auto Insurance, Mandatory Coverages, Discounts, Surcharge Appeals, Insurance Cancellation Appeals, RMV appeals, and more.

Massachusetts laws

MGL c.90, s.34A-34R Compulsory Motor Vehicle Liability Insurance

MGL c.175, s.4E Prohibits use of credit information in issuing or renewing auto insurance

MGL c.175, s.113A-113U Compulsory Motor Vehicle Liability Insurance

Massachusetts regulations

211 CMR 74 Standards of fault to be used by the Board of Appeal on Motor Vehicle Liability Policies and Bonds and insurers in presuming fault when making at fault determinations

Lists motor vehicle accident “situations in which fault is presumed to be more than 50%.”

211 CMR 79 Private passenger motor vehicle insurance rates

Managed competition insurance rate regulations cover policies with renewal dates beginning April 1, 2008

211 CMR 88 Procedures for the appeal of Safe Driver Insurance Plan (SDIP) motor vehicle accident surcharges and for conduct of SDIP motor vehicle accident surcharge hearings

211 CMR 134 Safe driver insurance plan

Lists minor and major traffic accidents and offenses which subject the violator to “points” on their auto insurance

211 CMR 135 Requirements regarding referrals to motor vehicle glass repair shops

Web sources

  • Auto and Vehicle Insurance, Mass. Attorney General

Includes New Auto Insurance System, Shopping for Auto Insurance, Discounts Under the New System, and more.

  • Guide to Navigating the Auto Claims Maze: Getting the Settlement You Deserve, Consumer Federation of America

    Includes “How to get your vehicle fixed at a repair shop of your choosing, not one chosen by your insurance company; how to contact insurance regulators if your insurance company doesn’t resolve your claim to your satisfaction, and how to protect your personal information.”

  • How Do I Appeal an At-Fault Accident?

    Surcharge Appeal information from the Mass. DOT and Mass. Registry of Motor Vehicles

  • Auto Insurance Premium Comparisons, Mass. Division of Insurance

    Shows sample rates for certain scenarios and towns

  • SDIP and Your Auto Insurance Policy, Mass. Dept. of Transportation. “The Safe Driver Insurance Plan (SDIP) may be applied to specific policies to adjust insurance premiums based on the operator’s driving record.”
  • Ways to Save on Your Automobile Insurance, Mass. Office of Consumer Affairs. Explains in simple English the choices available for coverage, including collision, comprehensive, and more.



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