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What Halloween Horrors Are Protected By Insurance

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...

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Get Your Tires Ready for Spring with These Maintenance Tips

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...

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5 Ways To Make Your Car Last Longer

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...

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Is an Electric Car Less Expensive in the Long Run?

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...

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Best Used Cars to Buy in 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...

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Questions to Ask Yourself before Buying Car Rental Insurance

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...

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What To Do After a Hit And Run in California

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...

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5 Tips for Saving Money At the Pump

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 station,...

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5 Ways to Keep Your Auto Insurance Low

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...

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Understanding Umbrella Insurance

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...

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Top Ten Auto Insurance Myths

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...

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Uninsured Motorist Coverage 101

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...

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Is It Time To Replace Your Tires?

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...

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Insider Tips To Help You Save Money On Auto Insurance

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...

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Car Accidents: What to do in the Aftermath

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...

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How Does Adding A Driver Affect My Insurance?

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...

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Tips to Protect Your Car from Theft

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...

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How Does a DUI Affect Insurance Rates?

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....

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Do I Need Commercial Auto Insurance?

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...

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5 Tips to Extend the Life of Your Car

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...

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How to Spot a Bad Mechanic

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...

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Build an Emergency Car Kit

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...

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Driving Safely This Easter

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...

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Why Do Car Accidents Happen?

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 drive...

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Top Distractions for Drivers

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...

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Road Rage

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...

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Defensive Driving

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 state...

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A Quick Look at MADD

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...

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New DMV Rules on Traffic School may cost you

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 no...

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