Traffic Accident Scams

Important Notice: Traffic Accident Scams

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Be aware of traffic accident scams in the local area.   In June 2018, the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) sent notices out reporting that they believed there was a crew of scam artists targeting drivers throughout Brentwood, West LA, if not the entire city. This is what they found: “an unsuspecting driver leaves a parking lot after Read More

Tips for Buying a Safe Car

Tips for Buying a Safe Car

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Safety considerations to know before buying a new car.   If you’re shopping for a new car, then it’s likely that you’ll want to purchase a safe and reliable vehicle. Certain cars are safer than others and can do a better job at protecting your family and passengers in an incident. But before you start looking at vehicles that you like, be sure Read More

What Essentials to Keep in the Car

Essential Items to Keep in the Car

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Stock up your car’s emergency kit with these supplies. Now that spring is here, many of us are making summer road trip plans. With road trips and summer events right around the corner, it’s a good idea to make sure your car is well-equipped beforehand. An emergency car kit can be a great tool when you’re stranded, and you’ll always be glad you Read More

Monthly Checks for Your Vehicle

Monthly Checks for Your Vehicle

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Perform these monthly checks on your vehicle to keep it running smoothly. Everyone needs to run their car properly. No one wants to experience the inconvenience of a breakdown on the way to work or a blown tire on the freeway. Not only are these situations dangerous but they can be costly to repair. Fortunately, you can perform these checks on Read More

Avoid Drunk Driving

Avoid Drunk Driving: What You Need to Know

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Drunk driving continues to be a major issue across the nation. A conviction for drink driving can have dire consequences. It’s almost guaranteed that you will lose your driving license, but that is just the start. Drunk driving results in a criminal conviction and expensive fines and legal fees. While the consequences are severe, drunk driving Read More

Crash Test

How Automotive Crash Tests Work

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An inside look at the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety tests. Located off a country road just on the outskirts of Charlottesville, Virginia, is the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS)’s state-of-the-art crash test facility. Dedicated to reducing losses from crashes on the nation’s roadways, this organization works to examine how Read More

The New 2017 Californian Driving Laws

The New 2017 California Driving Laws

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It is important to know and understand the new driving laws in California before you head out on the road and get caught unaware. ALL LAWS POISED TO TAKE EFFECT ON JANUARY 1, 2017. "I'm sorry, officer, I never knew about that law because no one told me," is not an excuse that is likely to get you out of a ticket. It is important that you Read More

Golf Carts and Streets

How To Insure Your Golf Cart

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Golf carts are very popular amongst the elderly in retirement communities, but how does insurance work with these unique vehicles? Retirement communities from California to Florida allow their senior citizens to ride around in golf carts, and it has become a way of life. They are energy-efficient, cheaper to maintain and buy, and fun to drive. For Read More

California Cell Phone Law

New California Cell Phone Law to Take Effect in 2017

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Find out how the new California cell phone law affects you. Do you use your phone while driving? If so, you will need to read up on how the new California cell phone law affects drivers. To prevent breaking the law and facing a fine, read on for what you need to know. Currently, the new cell phone law will take effect January 1st, Read More

Prevent Drunk Driving

Seasonal Safety: Prevent Drinking and Driving Risks

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‘Tis the season of merriment and unsafe drivers on the road. The holiday season calls for joy, family, fun, and festive parties. It’s a time when people gather for social events and drink. Unfortunately, that also means that there are more drunk drivers on the road during this time of year. As a result, the number of fatalities skyrockets in Read More

COVID-19 Update:

The Coronavirus, officially COVID-19, has become a global health emergency. One of the measures Hoffman Brown Company has taken to keep our CLIENTS and Teammates safe was to design a complete virtual work environment. For the foreseeable future, our colleagues will be conducting business virtually to avoid any disruption in our ability to serve you. These measures are based on the CDC’s guidance and will evolve with the situation. Please know that we are fully functional, available and look forward to being of service.