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An Expert’s Guide to Driving Safely in the Rain

14September,2022
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Driving safely in the rain can be challenging. The U.S. Department of Transportation reports that driving on wet streets and roads is riskier than on snowy surfaces. According to data, wet pavements account for 70% of weather-related auto accidents, while rainfall accounts for 46%. On the other hand, there’s an aspect of snow, sleet, and slush in Read More

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7 Important Factors Can That Affect Your Car Insurance Rates

10August,2022
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Finding stable auto insurance rates is a challenge that many drivers face, and this is because auto insurance companies assess multiple factors while determining your risk level. Finding auto insurance premiums that align with your budget may be more difficult if you are considered a high-risk driver. To help guide you through the process, here Read More

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What You Need to Know About Rental Cars and Insurance

7November,2016
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Understand how your auto insurance helps you when renting a vehicle. Despite the rise of ridesharing services such as Uber and Lyft, the demand for rental cars continues to soar. The most common scenarios for needing a rental vehicle are replacing your primary vehicle after an accident and driving a car while traveling away from home. Learn how Read More

General Information All Teen Drivers Should Know

General Information All Teen Drivers Should Know

18April,2016
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Having your license as a teen driver means you have certain freedoms, but more responsibilities. Most teenagers get their license when they turn 16, meaning they’re most likely sophomores in high school. As a sophomore, you may think you already know everything there is to know about the world. The word sophomore comes from the Greek Read More

Everything You Need to Know About the Takata Airbag Recall

Everything You Need to Know About the Takata Air bag Recall

7March,2016
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Is your car affected by the Takata recall? There has been a massive air bag recall that accounts for millions of vehicles on U.S. roads and covering nearly two dozen automakers. The issue is mainly about the air bag deployment and the shooting of metal fragments into drivers and passengers. Do you know if your vehicle is protected from these Read More

The Importance of Designated Drivers

The Importance of Designated Drivers

Designated drivers help to save lives on the road. A person dies from an alcohol-related traffic incident every 48 minutes. That statistic is just one of the many reasons having a designated driver (DD), if you are planning on having a few cocktails, is so important. Not only could driving while intoxicated cost you your life, but it could also Read More

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Sending Your Child to College? Check Your Auto Insurance Coverage

Your child may not have the auto insurance coverage you think they do while away at school. Sending your child off to college requires a lot more than just making sure they have the right bedding and all of their books in order. You also need to consider what your new college student means for your auto insurance coverage. The first question Read More

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