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What Halloween Horrors Are Protected By Insurance

Oct 10 2016 Halloween is coming, and for many that means a fun and exciting night of costumes, parties, and treats. But with the treats also comes the tricks, which can sometimes spell trouble. The inherent nature of Halloween... more

Get Your Tires Ready for Spring with These Maintenance Tips

Apr 13 2016 Are you taking a road trip for Spring Break? Is your car safe to drive in the wet, slippery conditions that come with springtime? Get your tires ready for vacation or just everyday commuting with these instructions on... more

5 Ways To Make Your Car Last Longer

Mar 9 2016 The average age for a vehicle on American roads is approximately 11.5 years old - the oldest average in U.S. history. While this number is up from years past, there are still a handful of things you can do to increase... more

Is an Electric Car Less Expensive in the Long Run?

Feb 29 2016 It’s quite the conundrum: electric cars typically cost more than a traditional gasoline-fueled car, but they promise fuel savings over the long run. So how do you know you’re actually saving money with an electric... more

Best Used Cars to Buy in 2016

Feb 24 2016 Shopping for a new-to-you car can be overwhelming. Between form and function, safety standards, out-the-door pricing, and shopping for insurance, it’s no small task bringing home your next vehicle. To help you with... more

Questions to Ask Yourself before Buying Car Rental Insurance

Feb 9 2016   Every time you rent a car, you have the option of purchasing rental car insurance. Whether it’s worth it to purchase the additional coverage depends on many factors. Ask yourself the following questions the next time... more

What To Do After a Hit And Run in California

Oct 13 2015 Because hit-and-run accidents are on the rise in our nation, legislators are toughening laws and insurance companies are making changes to address this worrisome epidemic. Though hit-and-run accidents are a national... more

5 Tips for Saving Money At the Pump

Aug 26 2015   With the average price of gas reaching $3.00 in 2015, filling up your tank isn’t nearly as affordable as it once was. However, by following these 5 tips, you won’t feel as cheated every time to head to the gas... more

5 Ways to Keep Your Auto Insurance Low

Jun 30 2015   Though owning a car is a convenient, luxurious custom that we, in the United States, have welcomed with open arms, it doesn’t come with a cheap price tag. In fact, in 2011 the average American paid nearly $9,000 per... more

Understanding Umbrella Insurance

Jun 16 2015 In today’s modern, highly litigious society, lawsuits are filed at the drop of a hat. In fact, more than 15 million civil lawsuits are filed each year.  No matter your class status or how much money one may assume you... more

Top Ten Auto Insurance Myths

May 26 2015   1. Car color matters Are red cars more expensive to insure because they get pulled over more often than other colored cars? Nope. Your insurance company won’t take car color into consideration when it determines... more

Uninsured Motorist Coverage 101

Apr 30 2015 Take a minute to consider this scenario: You’re a responsible, law-abiding driver with proper auto insurance and a good driving record. One day someone runs a stoplight and slams into your car, breaking your arm and... more

Is It Time To Replace Your Tires?

Apr 8 2015 If your tires are too worn out, you are placing yourself and other drivers in serious danger. Your car could slip on icy or wet roads or you could wind up with a blowout on the freeway. Replacing your tires isn’t just... more

Insider Tips To Help You Save Money On Auto Insurance

Feb 17 2015 Auto insurance is a necessity, but that doesn’t mean it has to be an expensive necessity. There are plenty of simple ways to save money on auto insurance without sacrificing protection or peace of mind. Use the... more

Car Accidents: What to do in the Aftermath

Feb 5 2015 You have just been in a car accident, whether it was a simple fender bender or a massive accident it is important that you know what needs to be done. Do you know how to react to prevent further injury? Do you know how... more

How Does Adding A Driver Affect My Insurance?

Dec 4 2014 Teaching your teenagers how to drive can feel like you’re embarking on a dangerous journey to Mordor with only your insurance to protect you. When your teenagers are driving on their own, you want your insurance to... more

Tips to Protect Your Car from Theft

Nov 20 2014 If you want to make it easy for someone to steal your car, or the valuables inside your car, then you should NOT adhere to the following tips and advice: Lock It Keep your car locked every time you step away. Park by... more

How Does a DUI Affect Insurance Rates?

Nov 5 2014 When insurers calculate your monthly premiums, they take into account your driving record. If you’ve been convicted of driving under the influence (DUI), your insurance company will view you as a “high risk” driver.... more

Do I Need Commercial Auto Insurance?

Aug 7 2014 If you are a business owner with company vehicles, you may be wondering if you should invest in commercial auto insurance, and, simply put, commercial auto insurance is important for any small business owner with any... more

5 Tips to Extend the Life of Your Car

Feb 17 2014 To some people, cars are mindless slave machines that exist to serve. To others, their cars are their babies--they have names and personalities and are the center of their owner's life. Regardless of your own personal... more

How to Spot a Bad Mechanic

Jul 1 2013 How to Spot a Bad Mechanic   When you know that you have to have your car fixed by a mechanic, it can be nerve wracking to try and find someone that will be honest with the repairs that need to be done. If you do not... more

Build an Emergency Car Kit

Jun 7 2013 Build an Emergency Car Kit You never know when you’ll get stranded when driving your car. As such, it is a very good idea for you to create an emergency car kit. You can make your own kit fairly quickly, and store it... more

Driving Safely This Easter

Mar 19 2013 Driving Safely This Easter Holidays mean people are heading home to spend time with their family. It doesn’t matter if it’s Christmas, New Year’s, or Easter. People want to be with family when they can and make the... more

Why Do Car Accidents Happen?

Feb 5 2013 Feb. 5, 2013 Why Do Car Accidents Happen? Every time that you start up your car and head out on the road, you should be well prepared for your drive. You are trusting drivers around you to obey traffic laws and... more

Top Distractions for Drivers

Jan 16 2013 Top Distractions for Drivers   We all know how to be good drivers. If you think about your Drivers’ Ed classes, you can probably remember how to properly place your hands and focus on the road in front of you.  It is... more

Road Rage

Jan 14 2013 Road Rage It is told that two wealthy business men in the same town bought the first two automobiles to be brought to the town.  In the days still dominated by horse and buggy, somehow these two proud owners of the... more

Defensive Driving

Nov 16 2012 Defensive Driving   Defensive driving is one of the most important parts of getting to your destination safely. There are many different factors which you have to process all at once when you are driving, and the... more

A Quick Look at MADD

Oct 15 2012 A Quick Look at MADD   MADD (Mothers Against Drunk Driving) is a major force for change when it comes to traffic laws and societal acceptance of drunken driving. Drunk driving kills over 10,000 people per year in the... more

New DMV Rules on Traffic School may cost you

Jun 14 2011 Sacramento –Chronic traffic offenders face a tougher road ahead, now that the California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) will track safety convictions in a whole new way. Beginning July 1, 2011, the courts will... more

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