10 Ways to Avoid Road Rage
Posted: March 3, 2023
How does road rage impact my car insurance? We all feel frustrated or annoyed behind the wheel from time to time—whether we've been cut off by a speeding driver, someone is tailgating us or won't let us merge, or we're stuck in bumper-to-bumper traffic. That’s totally reasonable. But when those feelings intensify into road rage, things become dangerous. According to SafeMotorist, 12,610 injuries and 218...
How to jump start your car in 9 steps
Posted: February 24, 2023
1. Set your car’s parking brake Before you do anything, secure your car by setting the parking or emergency brake to keep your car from rolling as you jump start it. This is especially important if you’ve parked on any kind of a hill or incline. 2. Check your owner's manual Your owner’s manual can help you locate the battery and provide additional jump starting...
How car insurance works: A guide to everything you need to know
Posted: December 29, 2022
How car insurance works: A guide to everything you need to know Car insurance can help protect you from life-altering costs associated with car accidents and damage to vehicles. Our guide helps answer your questions about how car insurance works. What is car insurance? Car insurance is an agreement between you and an insurance provider that may help financially protect you if: You’re involved in...
Nonstandard auto insurance: Your ultimate guide
Posted: November 29, 2022
Car insurance customers are categorized according to their potential risk. The primary classifications auto insurers use are: Preferred Standard Nonstandard Residuals While your classification and your premiums depend on a variety of factors, it ultimately boils down to this: How much of a risk do you pose for the insurer? You might have a minor blemish on your driving record and still be considered preferred...
High-risk auto insurance: Your questions answered
Posted: November 25, 2022
If your driving record has blemishes on it—from speeding tickets to a DUI—you might require high-risk auto insurance. Ultimately, the difference between qualifying for high-risk or standard auto insurance comes down to your likelihood of filing insurance claims or being liable for traffic violations, based on your prior driving record. While your premiums increase as a high-risk driver, you can reduce your monthly costs and...