Car Sharing – Don’t Buy, Borrow

Car Sharing – Don’t Buy, Borrow
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Car Sharing

Somewhere between renting a car and borrowing a car, car sharing promises the benefits of car ownership with fewer hassles and expenses. With car sharing, you can reserve a car online, pick it up locally, access it by waving a smart card across the windshield, and pay by the hour (rather than by the day or the week).

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MileMeter: Pay-As-You Drive Insurance – Auto Insurance Gets Cheaper But Potentially More Invasive

MileMeter: Pay-As-You Drive Insurance – Auto Insurance Gets Cheaper But Potentially More Invasive
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Pay Per Mile

Auto insurance is a necessary evil. You certainly don’t want to buy any more than you need. It stands to reason that drivers who spend more time out on the road face a greater chance of mishap than those who log fewer miles. Yet – all other factors being the same – a driver who clocks fewer than 5000 miles a year will pay essentially the same premium as one who drives 50,000 miles a year. A solution is coming from pay-as-you-drive insurance, which, in its simplest form, calculates premiums based on miles driven.

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