Progressive: 30 Percent Increase in Single-Vehicle Claims on New Year’s Day

 Wednesday, December 26, 2012

 AOL Money & Finance

According to data from Progressive Insurance, single-vehicle claims were up 30 percent on New Year’s Day 2012, when compared to the same day of the week two weeks prior to and after New Year’s Day. The total number of claims saw a jump of around 25 percent, with the largest increase coming in the single-vehicle variety. Notable jumps in single-vehicle claims on New Year’s Day include: a 30 percent increase in single-vehicle claims, a 76 percent increase in single-vehicle rollovers, a 59 percent increase in a single-vehicles running off the road and striking an object, a 29 percent increase in single-vehicles that swerved to avoid something and hit an object. and a 19 percent increase in striking an object in the road.