State Farm to hike rates for drivers

By WEEK Producer

State Farm to hike rates for drivers

May 8, 2014 Updated May 8, 2014 at 9:41 PM CDT

BLOOMINGTON, Ill -- State Farm customers are bracing for a hike in auto insurance rates.

Illinois' biggest car insurer will be raising rates statewide by an average of 2-point-3 percent starting May 26th. A spokeswoman for the company says the hike is in response to a rise in car repair costs.