Why Your Auto Insurer Needs to Know These Things

Sensitive information your auto insurer needs to know.   Shopping for insurance can be overwhelming for all of us. However, when it comes to putting in our details for an accurate quote, we can get asked to provide some sensitive information. If you’re wondering if this is right – and even why auto insurers need this information – here’s what you should know and what information you should have on hand. Your SSN While you're not required to disclose your Social Security Number (SSN) just … [Read more...]

Do You Need Rental Car Insurance?

Should you get additional car insurance for your rental?  If you’re getting a rental car in the U.S., you may be tempted to secure the rental company’s auto insurance, partly to be protected, partly because the person behind the counter made you feel like it was compulsory. Although taking out this coverage is the smart thing to do in most cases, it isn’t always necessary. Typically, rental car coverage will provide four options: Loss/collision damage waiver: The loss damage waiver is … [Read more...]

Tips to Avoid Distracted Driving

How to manage distractions while behind the wheel. There is growing awareness of texting and driving, but that has not done much to dissuade drivers from indulging. Everyone seems to know it’s dangerous, but few people seem to think it’s dangerous when they do it. It’s not uncommon for drivers – of all ages – to get distracted behind the wheel. From texting to scrolling through social media to fiddling with the GPS or radio, there are endless distractions when you're in the driver's seat. To … [Read more...]

Avoid These Common Mistakes When Buying a New Car

Errors to Avoid When Purchasing a New Vehicle Buying a car is a big decision and it comes at a big cost, but it doesn’t need to be so scary. With the right preparation in place, you can feel confident in your purchase and enjoy that new-car feeling. While the vehicle choices are almost endless and car salesmen are notoriously assertive, finding the right car can be challenging. Skip the feeling of buyer’s remorse by following these few tips! Don’t skip the research. Not looking at what’s … [Read more...]

Tire Care & Maintenance Tips

Tips to Help Your Tires Last These days, motorists are always looking to save money. From cutting back on their mileage to securing all-encompassing auto insurance, there are many ways to protect your ride and save money. Part of this is taking proper care and performing regular maintenance on your tires. In return, they’ll reward you with better gas mileage and improved handling and performance. Can’t wait to get started? Read on. Check and Inflate Tires can lose one PIS (pound per … [Read more...]

Winter is Here: Essential Nighttime Driving Tips

While the festivities may be done and dusted, dark nights are here to stay for a while longer. Many drivers, even experienced ones, don’t feel comfortable driving at night. In fact, many road collisions occur within the house of darkness. From reduced visibility to impaired judgment, driving at night poses unique challenges for those behind the wheel. Even though winter solstice may be behind us now, the dark nights will stay for a while. Check out these useful, and even life-saving, … [Read more...]

Safety Tips for Driving in Heavy Rain

Driving in heavy rain creates unique challenges for all drivers. Here’s how to handle it. It’s just a bit of rain – how much can it really impact your driving? The answer is: a lot! The Road Weather Management Program reports that rain is responsible for approximately 10 percent of all auto accidents and 8 percent of crash fatalities around the country. Even experienced drivers can struggle in heavy rain and wet road conditions. To stay safe, check out these tips. Reduce your speed. If … [Read more...]

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