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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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How to Save Money By Changing Your Own Oil

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 ...

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

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...

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Five Sure-Fire Ways to Get Your Car Stolen

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...

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Make Football Season Fun and Safe

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...

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The Importance of Protecting Your Vehicle

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 that...

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Tips on Finding Your Dream Car

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...

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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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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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Saying “I Do”- The Effect on Your Premiums

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...

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The Risk of Driving Uninsured

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...

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Keeping Your Auto Insurance Rates Low

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...

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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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Figure Out Your Car Insurance Needs

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...

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