According to the AAA Foundation and a study conducted by Virginia Tech’s Transportation Institute, taking your eyes off the road for more than two seconds doubles your risk of a crash. And while distracted driving has entered the national discussion … [Read more...] about The Risks of Distracted Driving
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There’s usually not much good news when it comes to taxes. Maybe you get a refund some years, but most people generally feel like there putting in more than they’re getting out. Finding ways to save on taxes is a good goal. So, don’t overlook a … [Read more...] about Is Your Car Registration Tax Deductible?
It is against the law to lie on a car insurance application. Any attempt to get a lower rate based on incorrect information can get you in to real trouble. This is especially true for the location of your vehicle. When you fill out an application, … [Read more...] about Where You Live Affects Car Insurance Rates
If you have been in a car accident and your car was damaged or totaled, you probably want to get it fixed or replaced as fast as possible. If the accident was the other driver’s fault, then their insurance carrier is responsible for covering the … [Read more...] about Tips for Dealing with Another Driver’s Insurance Company
Car insurance is meant to cover you for costs incurred due to unexpected circumstances, such as a car accident. In general, your auto insurance policy does not cover your expenses for routine maintenance, car repairs due to mechanical breakdown or … [Read more...] about Is Car Wear and Tear Covered by Insurance?
Most people have no problem letting others borrow their car now and then. But most people don’t understand how car insurance works when someone who borrows their car gets into an accident. Before you lend, be sure you understand how accidents are … [Read more...] about Borrowed Car in Accident. Whose Insurance Pays?
Many people have turned to the gig economy to make ends meet. And while the cost to enter these industries is usually pretty low, protecting yourself from financial risk should be high on the list of things to do. If you drive for Uber or Lyft, or … [Read more...] about Which Insurance Companies Cover Rideshare?
Most people who have auto insurance own the car they are insuring. But what if you often borrow a car from a friend or relative? Should you buy insurance for a car you don’t own? A non-owners policy may be a good idea when you are not the owner of … [Read more...] about Does Your Car Insurance and Registration Have to Be Under the Same Name?
Today more than ever it’s important to understand when and how you are protected by insurance. With the boundaries between work and private life increasingly being blurred, you should understand your options and rights if you are involved in a car … [Read more...] about Does Workers Comp Insurance Cover Auto Accidents?
Your car insurance is actually a fairly personal product. After all, auto insurance companies set your rate based on your personal information and driving history. Your premiums are based on your address or where your car is usually located. So, what … [Read more...] about Does My Car Insurance Cover Me if I Travel Out of State?