Auto Insurance Rate Hike

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OHIO (WOIO) - Auto insurance rates increased 2.8 percent in 2009 even though accidents have decreased.

However, it is not just accident that determine insurance rates there are other factors:

  • Thefts
  • Crime rates (where vehicles are housed)
  • Medical costs (which have been rising)
  • Weather related claims
  • Repair costs (which have been rising)

Ohio still has the 11th lowest insurance cost in country.

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