Bailey Peterson

Bailey is a Junior Research Analyst at ValuePenguin, covering credit cards and insurance. He graduated from Occidental College with a B.A. in Mathematics and a minor in Computer Science.

Which Counties Have The Deadliest Driving Commutes?

We surveyed fatal crash data during commuting hours to learn which counties had the deadliest commutes. Our study revealed that Volusia...

Auto Insurance Profiles for Some of The Hottest Vehicles of 2020

With many notable debuts at the 2019 New York International Auto Show—including the brand-new Lincoln Corsair and the Mercedes-Benz GLC 300...

The Deadliest Cities for Drunk Driving on Saint Patrick's Day

Our research of traffic fatalities revealed Carlsbad, California; Hialeah, Florida; Fayetteville, North Carolina; Modesto, California; and...

The Worst States for Distracted Driving

We surveyed crash data from 2015 to 2017 and found that Tennessee, Delaware, Wyoming, Texas and Montana had the highest rates of distracted...

The Deadliest States For Winter Driving

We surveyed fatal crash data from the last five years, and found that Michigan, Pennsylvania, New York, Ohio and Illinois were the most...

Where Are You Most Likely to Be in a Fatal DUI in California?

From 2012 to 2017, more than 5,500 deaths have resulted from a drunken driving accident in California. Of the cities with a population of...

Top 10 Auto Insurers' Rate Increases Slowing Down in California in 2018

Across these auto insurance groups, rates have only increase 3% this year.

Amica and Ameriprise Had the Highest Auto Insurance Rate Increases in New York in Q4 2018

These companies raised rates for some customers 19.9% and 14.9%, respectively.

Which Auto Insurance Companies Raised Rates the Most in Texas in 2018?

Some insurers raised auto insurance rates as much as 9%.

The Worst Universities To Bring Your Car To

We evaluated schools based on how well they performed in terms of safety, cost and convenience to find out which among them is the worst...

The 10 Worst Cities For Auto Theft

We surveyed 326 metropolitan statistical areas (MSAs) to find out which cities had the highest rates of auto theft. Across the cities we...

Insurance Expert Q&A: Pennsylvania State Representative Tina Pickett

As a member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives since 2001, Tina Pickett has long been an advocate for consumers. In particular,...

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