Archive For The “Auto Insurance” Category

Auto Insights: Is it Time to Replace Your Car Tires?

By | April 25, 2014

Your car’s tire performance is essential to both its safety and its efficiency. Tires eventually lose traction and braking ability, and should be replaced when necessary. When your tires are in tip-top shape, they ensure that you stay safe behind the wheel. Do Your Tires Need Replacing? Here’s how to determine if you need to […]

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Auto Insights: The ABCs of Air Bag Safety

By | April 25, 2014

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), an airbag propels out of a dashboard at 200 miles per hour – faster than the blink of an eye. Though they are designed to absorb the impact of a crash for adult motor vehicle passengers and drivers, children can suffer major injuries from an air […]

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Auto Insights: Beware of Deer on the Road!

By | March 10, 2014

Staying safe on the road can be a challenge, especially when it involves an unexpected deer or other animal jumping across the road. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that nearly one-quarter of all animal and vehicle crashes result in some form of bodily injury or vehicle damage. Whether you’re driving in the […]

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Auto Insights: Know How to React After a Vehicle Crash

By | March 10, 2014

Auto Accident Reaction Tips Get out of your vehicle and provide assistance to anyone who is injured. Call the police or highway patrol immediately.  They can then contact emergency personnel for you, if needed. Take photographs of your damaged vehicle and the scene. Note the date and time that the images were taken. Protect the […]

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Auto Insights: Defensive Driving Tips

By | February 27, 2014

Using proper defensive driving techniques will keep you and your family safe on the road as you travel. One of the main components of being a good defensive driver is to know how to use your outside mirrors to detect what other motorists are doing around you. Here’s how to adjust and use them properly […]

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Auto Insights: RV Safety Behind the Wheel

By | February 19, 2014

RVing can be a fun way to see the world and spend time with your family. But because it’s bigger and heavier than an average car or truck, there are additional hazards that come with owning and operating an RV. Many RV accidents can be avoided by following these pre-trip, mid-trip and post-trip tips.   […]

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Auto Insights: Preventing Auto Theft

By | January 20, 2014

Cars are probably the single most popular target of crime because they are relatively easy to steal. In the time it takes you to brush your teeth, a car is stolen in the United States. More than 715,000 vehicles were stolen and $4.3 billion was lost to motor vehicle theft in 2011. While a little […]

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Auto Insights: Shopping for a Safe Vehicle

By | January 20, 2014

If you’re like most people shopping for a new vehicle, safety ranks high among things you’re looking for. Every new car must meet certain federal safety standards, but that doesn’t mean that all cars are equally safe. There are still important safety differences, and some vehicles are safer than others. Many automakers offer safety features […]

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