Car Insurance Day: Feb 1, promotes safe driving and policy awareness.

Originated in 1897 with Gilbert J. Loomis's first car policy.

Benjamin Franklin's 1751 initiative influenced car insurance history.

Philadelphia Contributionship, founded in 1751, oldest property insurer.

Loomis's $1,000 policy from Travelers in 1897 pioneered auto insurance.

Travelers, founded in 1864, played a crucial role in early insurance.

Massachusetts led the way with mandatory car insurance in 1927.