Roadside Assistance: Do You Really Need It?

Do you need roadside assistance coverage?  Have you ever been stranded on the side of the road because your car stopped working or you ran out of gas? Many of us have been in this unfortunate situation that halts our plans for the day. If you had roadside assistance, however, it would eliminate some of the stress associated with a breakdown. Your auto insurer may even offer you roadside assistance for a small fee each month – but is it worth it and do you really need it? Roadside assistance … [Read more...]

Ways to Keep Your High-Mileage Vehicle Running Smoothly

High-mileage car maintenance recommendations. More and more motorists are getting the most out of their car-buying dollar by keeping it running for longer. The average age of cars on the roads today is 11.4 years, meaning that drivers are holding onto their vehicles for over a decade before renewing it. Not only are the vehicles lasting longer, but they’re also racking up more miles. If you have a high-mileage vehicle, check out these tips to help keep it running smoothly. Follow the advice … [Read more...]

The Perils of Your Teen Taking Your Car to School

Is your child taking the car to school? Here’s what you should know. Your growing child may be all too excited about the possibility of driving. As a parent, it can be a scary time when your child becomes old enough to drive. Even though you teach them good habits, set the right example, and enroll them in great driving classes, there’s no assurance that they’ll always be a perfect driver. If your child is eager to take the family car to school, be aware of these common perils. Distracted … [Read more...]

Steps to Take When Selling Your Car

Safely sell your vehicle with these tips.   You’ve decided to sell your vehicle. Whether it’s too old or not efficiently meeting your needs anymore, selling privately can help you to move your car on quickly and easily – and for the most money. When dealing with such a large transaction, check out how to sell your car safely. Avoid scammers. Deal with serious buyers online. Whether you list your car online or in a classified ad, be wary of scammers. We suggest that you insist on speaking … [Read more...]

What is Car Insurance Misrepresentation?

Making mistakes on your auto insurance could hurt you. When you apply for car insurance, the insurer will ask you a variety of questions about yourself, lifestyle, and vehicle. This information is expected to be provided truthfully and as accurately as possible. “Car insurance misrepresentation” is something that can occur during the application process. It is when someone falsely reports important information, intentionally or unintentionally. Consumers usually do this to get a cheaper rate, … [Read more...]

What to Do When an Uninsured Motorist Hits You

What happens when you get hit by an uninsured driver? By law, motorists in California are required to carry auto insurance. Unfortunately, too many people allow their coverage to lapse or simply never purchase it. While you might be carrying plenty of auto insurance coverage, you can’t guarantee that other motorists are. If an uninsured driver hits you, be sure you know what to do. Gather Information Whether the other driver is insured or not, if you’re involved in a car accident, you … [Read more...]

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...]

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