North Carolina Residents to Save $350 Million in Auto-Insurance

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A decision by the N.C. Department of Insurance to lower auto insurance rates by 2.9% is estimated to save residents $350 million beginning November 15, 2006. Charlotte’s largest locally owned car Insurance Agency, Charlotte Insurance, formally Insur-A-Car, brings these and other savings directly to the N.C. customer.

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A recent decision by the North Carolina Department of Insurance will save N.C. drivers $350 million in premium payments with its lowering of auto insurance rates by 2.9%. Charlotte Insurance enables customers to capitalize on this decision by finding the best insurance value according to the customer’s specific needs. The decided rate decrease is to take effect November 15, 2006.

While the Department of Insurance’s mandate is forcing all auto insurance companies to further consider the customer, Charlotte Insurance has been focusing on their customers since their beginnings as Insur-A-Car. This is why they have been the largest locally owned Charlotte auto insurance provider since 1992. They have recently been renamed Charlotte Insurance to better portray the fact that they are now a full-service North Carolina Insurance Agency, with everything from Charlotte motorcycle insurance to car, home, boat, business, life, and disability coverage.

Despite their growth, the emphasis on its local consumers remains. As Concord born and Charlotte raised President Marty Karriker points out, “We want proud Charlotteans and North Carolinians to feel they have the stability of a large company taking care of their insurance needs while still getting that personal small town service feel. We think of ourselves as a town staple that people can count on for many years to come!”

Sean Hertel, Vice President of Charlotte Insurance, echoes the commitment to consumers searching for North Carolina insurance for their homes, businesses, autos, and others, “We work for the customers, not the companies.”

Charlotte Insurance uses a variety of techniques to bring an optimal experience to the average shopper for Charlotte motorcycle insurance and the like. First of all, they have many consumer-friendly resources and guides available on their website pertaining to each type of insurance they sell, from Charlotte auto insurance to N.C. boat insurance. Each insurance type has a guide to understanding the basics, commonly asked questions, and tips on how to save. also has insurance and finance calculators and an insurance glossary available for the user.

There is a live, online chat feature for quotes, questions or customer service. You may also speak directly with a personal agent at 704.285.SAVE. When you are connected to an agent, he or she will provide you with rate comparisons that are readily and sometimes exclusively available to Charlotte Insurance because of their prominent positions with major insurance companies.

When looking to save on Charlotte motorcycle insurance or to cash in on the N.C. Department of Insurance’s rate decision for North Carolina and Charlotte auto insurance, visit

About Charlotte Insurance:

Insur-A-Car was recently renamed Charlotte Insurance. The now “full-service” Insurance Agency has grown to become one of the largest personal lines Agency in Premium Volume and Customer Base in North Carolina. President Marty Karriker and Vice President Sean Hertel met in middle school in 1981, and purchased an auto insurance agency in 1992 that has become Charlotte Insurance. They have since expanded but remain focused on their customer interaction with their two central locations in Charlotte, N.C., but serve the insurance needs of the entire state of N.C.


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