Commerce Seeks Approval for 5% AAA Discount for 2007 Rates

The Commerce Insurance Company announced today that it has filed with the Massachusetts Division of Insurance for a five percent (5%) discount from the 2007 private passenger automobile fixed and established rates for AAA members in Massachusetts.

If approved by the Division of Insurance, the discount would apply to eligible Massachusetts private passenger automobile policies for members of Massachusetts AAA clubs. This includes members of AAA Southern New England, AAA Merrimack Valley and Automobile Club of Pioneer Valley who are insured by The Commerce Insurance Company through a participating agent.

The Commerce Group, Inc. is headquartered in Webster, Massachusetts. Property and casualty insurance subsidiaries include The Commerce Insurance Company and Citation Insurance Company in Massachusetts, Commerce West Insurance Company in California, and American Commerce Insurance Company in Ohio. Through its subsidiaries’ combined insurance activities, the Company is ranked as the 19th largest personal automobile insurance group in the country by A.M. Best Company, based on 2005 direct written premium information. The Company and its insurance subsidiaries are rated A+ (Superior) by A.M. Best.