Amy Danise, Author at Insurance Thought Leadership



Amy Danise

Amy Danise

Amy Danise is an editor at personal finance site NerdWallet. She has more than 15 years of experience as an insurance editor, including editorial director duties at, and

She has been widely quoted in the press on insurance-related stories, most notably in the the Wall Street Journal, USA Today and the Los Angeles Times.

Recent Articles by Amy Danise

Fascinating Patent Filing by State Farm

Sometimes other drivers can make you crazy. Maybe you’ve gestured to boneheaded motorists, safe in the anonymity of your car and the flow of traffic. Perhaps you’ve let your anger at other drivers get the best of you at times because there’s no one else in the car to judge. But State Farm is on the case. […]

Driver Safety Ratings Add Sophistication

According to patent applications recently filed with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, Allstate is planning a driver safety scoring system that will take into account speed laws, road signs, traffic signals, weather and possibly even biometric data such as your heart rate. These driver safety ratings would then be used to determine what kind of car […]

Lack of Enthusiasm for Driverless Cars?

Automakers will have to focus on women if they hope to make driverless cars mainstream, according to a NerdWallet survey that shows men are far more likely to express interest in the new technology. The survey of more than 1,000 Americans nationwide also exposes a sharp divide in views on self-driving vehicles between Millennials and […]

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