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#5210 of 5325 Re: POP QUIZ [igozoomzoom]
Jan 31, 2013 (5:59 am)
Thanks for the great info...I feel really good about Metlife and the policy price went down even more once I faxed over our mature drivers course certificates. The new agent seems to be a very nice guy and he's even going to come over to inspect the cars himself without me shlepping over to see him...know that's customer service! The quotes I got from the big guys were outrageous and even my own man who has taken care of us for maybe 20 something years was of no help and quoted a price 1 and 1/2 times more for the same coverage. We got the new agents name from a co-worker of my wife who's very pleased with his service. I have to agree...great customer service!
I also like the idea that our rates are guaranteed for one year and we only have to do the whole bit once...just one less thing to take care of. And the ease & simplicity has been a real eye opener. And one last thing...you should write that book or relate some stories in here or the Chronic Car Buyers forum, think we'd all get a good laugh and possibly learn a thing or two about the insurance business!
#5211 of 5325 Re: POP QUIZ [igozoomzoom]
Jan 31, 2013 (12:43 pm)
That's the thing with these shysters. They are great until there is a claim. Thanks for the good info.
#5212 of 5325 Re: POP QUIZ [sandman_6472]
Feb 11, 2013 (6:52 pm)
My new agent came to the house earlier to inspect vehicles and have me sign paperwork. Locked in for a year at $1330 which is the best quote we got in South Florida. We've both taken the mature drivers class through AARP and have clean driving records. Drive econo cars so we're both very happy with our Metlife policy. The old one runs out on the 14th and this one starts on the 13th. The agent is very nice and helpful and will see if he can get us a good rate on our homeowners insurance...he thinks he can...yay!
#5213 of 5325 Re: POP QUIZ [steve_]
Feb 13, 2013 (5:58 pm)
Oh yeah, went up to $4 last year for passenger cars.
No extra charge if you want someone to drive you and your car across.
Now THAT is a job I could handle - driving cars across the Mackinac Bridge!
#5214 of 5325 Re: POP QUIZ [fezo]
Feb 14, 2013 (10:06 am)
I don't know about that...when I drove across the Delaware Memorial Bridge, it seemed like it was WAY above the river when you look to either side, and it just gives me the creeps...those extra long bridges just might paralyze me...
#5215 of 5325 Re: We subsidize bike lanes and [euphonium]
by MrShift@Edmunds HOST
Feb 14, 2013 (10:51 am)
yeah we wouldn't want lunatics proposing public transportation in America That's the road to perdition.
#5216 of 5325 Re: We subsidize bike lanes and [Mr_Shiftright]
Feb 14, 2013 (12:02 pm)
Actually, the Columbia River Crossing is between Portland & Vancouver. Perdition is in WA DC.
#5217 of 5325 Re: We subsidize bike lanes and [euphonium]
by MrShift@Edmunds HOST
Feb 14, 2013 (5:25 pm)
We must never confuse stupidity with evil. You give Washington DC far too much credit.
#5218 of 5325 Re: POP QUIZ [euphonium]
Mar 21, 2013 (3:58 pm)
If a person thinks the insurance industry controls - they don't know the duties of fifty different state insurance commissioners and the clout they have.
LOL that! Speaking from experience, I know the CA insurance commissioner is just a puppet of the insurance industry. I put in a few "department of insurance" complaints against Bristol West/Coast National Insurance years ago complete with full documentation and everything they asked for I provided and responded to promptly. They have zero teeth, zero clout, and zero power.
From what I could tell, they solely exist to promote the insurance lobbies propaganda and get laws changed/fixed to their benefit.
#5219 of 5325 Re: POP QUIZ [andres3]
Mar 21, 2013 (8:58 pm)
The CA insurance commissioner's office contacted Bristol about your complaint and after hearing their side of the situation came to the conclusion that Bristol didn't do any wrong or violate any regulation.
Your emotional and subjective documentation was dealt with accordingly. Next time hire an attorney to represent you.