The Nevada Insurance Council is a non-profit, non-lobbying organization representing the property and casualty insurance industry in Nevada. NIC is dedicated to informing consumers and the media about the insurance business, automotive safety, homeowners insurance and related topics.
By educating consumers about the role that insurance plays in their lives, NIC helps consumers protect themselves and save money by choosing insurance products that best fit their needs.
Nevadans Should Prepare for Intense Wildfire Season
This year, exceptionally dry hot weather is expected to lead to an intense wildfire season, and Nevadans need to prepare now to save time and money later. To help Nevadans prepare for this wildfire season, the Nevada Insurance Council has joined with Living With Fire to promote May as Wildfire Awareness Month and to provide ongoing information on preparing for wildfires.
Smart Driving Cars
Alain Kornhauser, Ph.D., Princeton University
Self-Driving Cars: New Technology, Old Law
Professor Bob Peterson, University of Santa Clara School of Law
Protect Your Car from Thieves
- Visit the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) new Vehicle Theft Prevention web site
Commissioner’s Advice about Earthquake Insurance
In 1915, three strong earthquakes rattled northern Nevada. The third tremor had an estimated magnitude of 7.75 and it destroyed or seriously damaged houses in Pleasant Valley. Many people don’t know that standard homeowners’ policies do not cover damages resulting from earthquakes and earth movement. Insurance Commissioner Scott Kipper has released of the Division of Insurance’s “Earthquake Insurance Nevada Consumer’s Guide.”