Category: Auto Insurance

Safe Driving In Major Cities

While driving in a major city, you are likely to encounter traffic jams, bumper-to-bumper traffic, and large numbers of pedestrians and bicyclists. The following are safe driving tips to help smooth the way and reduce your risk of an accident. Avoid Driving During Rush Hour Peak rush hour traffic typically occurs from 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. and from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Stay... Read Article

Are You an Unsafe Driver?

Driving on America’s roadways today is a dangerous undertaking. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reports that the U.S. saw 37,461 traffic fatalities in 2016, many of which were caused by driver error. Many people who consider themselves to be safe, dependable drivers actually have dangerous driving habits. Whether you’ve been driving for days or decades, avoiding the following common driving behaviors can help... Read Article

Are You Paying Too Much for Your Car Insurance?

Like food, housing, and medical care, car insurance is a necessity of life in the 21st Century. At a bare minimum, nearly every state in the U.S. has enacted mandatory liability car insurance laws for all drivers. A new car is a significant investment that most owners want to protect with comprehensive and collision coverage. Unfortunately, many people today are leaving money on the table... Read Article

I received a speeding ticket. Will my auto insurance premium increase?

The short answer is, yes. Activity on your driving record, such as a speeding ticket, will count as a point against your record and can impact the amount you pay for car insurance. Violations will stay on your driving record for 3 years and thus impact your auto insurance premium for 3 years. The good news is that you do have the ability to reduce... Read Article

Does Your Auto Insurance Cover Air Conditioning?

Driving a car with no A/C can be miserable during the hot summer months, particularly during a heatwave. As important as it is to your comfort and that of your passengers, automotive air conditioning can be expensive to repair or replace when it breaks down or malfunctions. In many cases, when the A/C malfunctions, it is considered normal wear-and-tear and not covered by auto insurance... Read Article