Bailey Peterson

Bailey is a Research Analyst at ValuePenguin, covering insurance. He graduated from Occidental College with a B.A. in Mathematics and a minor in Computer Science. Bailey's analysis has been featured by CNBC, the Houston Chronicle and the National Transportation Bureau Safety Board.

The 50 Most Dangerous Roads in America

In this study we explored the 50 most dangerous roads in America. We go into how often a fatal accident occurs, and what makes these roads...

The Best (and Worst) College Towns to Have a Car

We evaluated college towns around the nation to find out which were the best and worst for keeping a car. Some of our findings include our...

Things to Consider Before Bringing Your Car to School

Consider these points before deciding to bring your car.

What to Do If You're Injured in a Car Accident as a Passenger

Being the passenger in a car accident can be confusing--especially if your injured. In this article we go over the options you can pursue...

Paying Out of Pocket After a Car Accident: When You Should Do It

You’ve bumped into a pole; there’s a little damage but nothing too bad. Should you even call your insurance company?

What to Do If Your Car Has Been Stolen

If your car is stolen you need to contact the police, your insurer, and potentially your financing or leasing company. Read more about...

What Happens If My Car Hits a Deer, Pedestrian, or a Building?

There are many things you can hit with your car, and each comes with different insurance scenarios. In this article we explore what you...

Best Cities for Biking

From 2000 to 2014, bicycle commuting in the U.S. grew by 62%, according to the League of American Bicyclists. And with personal health and...

Bundling Your Auto Policy: Does it Make Sense?

What does bundling your auto policy mean to you? Read more about what bundling your auto insurance policy does for you, so you can see if...

Dreading the Auto Shop? Here Are All The Ways to Save Money on Auto Repairs

Tired of paying hundreds to repair your car at the mechanics? We came up with some tips for your next trip to the mechanics.

2016 Safest Cities to Drive in the U.S.

If you were to ask 10 people about what makes a good driver, you would probably come away with 10 different answers. We went a different...

Allstate Files for 25% Rate Hike in Georgia

Georgia Insurance Commissioner Ralph Hudgens put out a "consumer alert" this week in response to Allstate calling for a near unprecedented...