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After an Accident, Should I File a Claim or Pay Out Of Pocket?

When some car accidents occur, it’s clear when you need to call your insurer and file a claim. For other accidents, it’s not so obvious. If there are minor damages, you might be wondering – is it better to file a claim or pay out of pocket?   When to file an insurance claim   The general rule of thumb is that you should file an Read More

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How to Clean and Disinfect Your Car

16July,2020
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Washing your hands and cleaning and disinfecting high-touch surfaces are two of the best ways to defend against spreading the coronavirus, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). If you are heading back to work and out into your local community, it’s more important than ever to ensure that your car is not a carrier of Read More

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Red Flags to Watch Out for When Buying a Used Car

23April,2020
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What to Look for When Buying a Used Vehicle   Buying a used vehicle is a smart financial decision. You typically get a car for less money than buying new but can enjoy the vehicle for several more years – depending on the conditions of the vehicle. After all, used cars have histories. While most used vehicles are fine, there are a number of Read More

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8 Ways to Improve Your Daily Car Commute

13February,2020
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Simple Steps to Enjoy Your Everyday Drive   It’s estimated that over 76 percent of Americans drive alone to work every day, while another 9 percent carpool with someone else. It’s true – commuting can be a drag, but it can also be dangerous if you get distracted or become complacent. To help, we’ve put a few tips together to help you have a Read More

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Best New and Used Cars for Teens in 2019

26November,2019
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Ideal Vehicles for Teenagers  Teenagers want their freedom. They want to look cool, drive a cool car, and have fun. We were all there once – but safety always comes first. That’s why we’ve rounded up a list of the top new and used vehicles that are ideal for teenagers. The odds of a teen being involved in a car accident are high, which is why it’s Read More

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Driving Tips to Help You Enjoy Your Thanksgiving Holiday

14November,2019
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Planning a Perfect Thanksgiving Road Trip  Thanksgiving is a special holiday that brings people together to give thanks and celebrate their blessings. Relatives gather round to enjoy pumpkin pie and spend quality time together. If you’re going to be taking a road trip to see grandma, escape the daily grind, or to celebrate somewhere warm, here are Read More

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When an Electric Scooter Crashes, Who is Responsible?

26September,2019
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Who is Liable When There’s an Electric Scooter Accident? Electric scooters are a new method of transportation. However, we’ve all seen reports about head injuries, traffic accidents, and even deaths that are a result of electric scooters. Although we hope this isn’t a situation you ever have to face, what happens when there’s an electric scooter Read More

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Should Every Person Be Listed on My Auto Insurance Policy?

Who Should Be Listed on Your Car Insurance Policy? Your auto insurance is determined, partly, by the drivers listed on your policy. When you are filling out an application for auto insurance, you will be given the option of choosing to add more drivers. But who exactly should be listed on your policy? Generally speaking, everyone living in Read More

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How Students Can Save Money on Auto Insurance

Ways Students Lower Their Car Insurance Costs  Between textbooks and tuition fees, it’s likely that any student funds you have are quickly depleted each year. When you look at what you’re left with, you may find that there is little left for auto insurance. Fortunately, car coverage doesn’t have to cost the earth and you don’t have to turn to the Read More

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Need to Know: Malfunctioning Airbag Investigations

9July,2019
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Does Your Car Have Airbags That Won’t Inflate? No matter how safe you can drive, accidents happen. When they do happen, you want to have peace of mind that airbags will inflate before a collision impact. Currently, investigators have found that air bags may not inflate in vehicles made by Toyota, Honda, Kia, Hyundai, Mitsubishi, and Fiat Chrysler Read More

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