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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

How to Save Money By Changing Your Own Oil

Mar 30 2016 Why should you pay a mechanic to change your engine oil when it’s cheap and easy to do it yourself? Follow these 7 easy-to-follow steps to learn how it’s done. Step 1: Do Some Research You’ll need to find out exactly... 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

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

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

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

A Little Extra Caution Can Go a Long Way While Driving at Night

May 5 2014 You might think you drive just as well at night, but consider this: Even though nighttime driving accounts for just 23% of vehicle miles traveled, more than 50% of fatalities for vehicle occupants 16 and older occur... more

Five Sure-Fire Ways to Get Your Car Stolen

May 1 2014 Most people would say their car is one of the most valuable assets they own – if not the most valuable. Despite that, however, some people make it downright easy for thieves to drive off in their pride and joy. At... more

Make Football Season Fun and Safe

Oct 30 2013 Finally, we're welcoming fall, that eagerly anticipated season when we get to enjoy cooler temps, colorful leaves and, of course, football season in California. Football brings with it a whole host of seasonal... more

The Importance of Protecting Your Vehicle

Sep 13 2013 Everyday someone in America becomes a victim of car theft, vehicle burglary, or damage to a car from thieves striping parts from the car for sale to chop shops.  And in fact, the numbers from a recent study indicate... more

Tips on Finding Your Dream Car

Aug 6 2013 If you are in the position to be shopping for your dream car, it may be a little more overwhelming than you imagined. With so many different options and features, it can be hard to make a decision. To ensure you are... 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

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

Saying “I Do”- The Effect on Your Premiums

Sep 28 2012 Saying “I Do”- The Effect on Your Premiums   Believe it or not, marrying someone with a bad driving record can actually affect the premiums that you pay. When we get married, a lot about coverage needs is going to... more

The Risk of Driving Uninsured

Aug 30 2011 If you happen to be caught driving while uninsured, then it’s likely you’ll end up suffering from more than just embarrassment. Read on to learn more about the consequences attached to driving without automobile... more

Keeping Your Auto Insurance Rates Low

Aug 25 2011 Have you noticed your car insurance rates steadily increase as the years go by? Whether this is a result of your age, your car type, or your driving record, you are one of many. Luckily, there are several things... 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

Figure Out Your Car Insurance Needs

Jan 23 2011 When choosing car insurance, you want complete coverage for the best price. There’s a lot to think about when choosing your car insurance. In some states, to license your car you must: Carry liability coverage for... more

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