Safely Sharing the Road with Motorcycles

Posted by on Apr 4, 2018 in ,

Safely Sharing the Road with Motorcycles

With the weather warming up, motorcycles and bicycles will be out in full force. It’s important that we all look out for each other and share the road. When you and a bike get into an accident, the person on two wheels is almost always injured, sometimes severely or fatally. Don’t let that happen to you as a driver or to them. Here’s how to safely share the road. Driving Around Motorcycles Motorcycles tend to make people nervous. They’re smaller than cars and often go a lot...

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Carpooling and Your Auto Insurance

Posted by on Mar 6, 2018 in ,

Carpooling and Your Auto Insurance

Do you carpool on a regular basis? Whether it’s your kid’s soccer team, your turn in the school drop off rotation with other parents, or a cheaper way to get to work, carpooling is popular due to the money everyone saves on gas and its impact on the environment. The less cars on the road, the less congestion and emissions. It’s a win-win for everyone. Carpooling is a great way to save on the expense and environmental impacts of commuting, but it’s not without its risks. Do...

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Vacation Planning Tips

Posted by on Mar 2, 2018 in , ,

Vacation Planning Tips

Yes, the weather is still cold and summer feels a long way off, but now is the time to start planning your summer vacation. Why? Because doing it now means you’ll be less stressed and your getaway will be a lot more fun by the time it arrives. Here’s what you need to do. Pick Your Destination Where do you want to go this year? Will you take a roadtrip across the country? Is this the year for that European vacation? Does a cruise sound like fun? The first part in planning...

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What To Do If You Get Pulled Over

Posted by on Feb 27, 2018 in ,

What To Do If You Get Pulled Over

You can see the lights flashing in your rear view mirror and the siren blaring is a dead giveaway – you are being pulled over by a police officer.  The feeling that usually comes after the initial shock is the one where your stomach drops into your feet.  If you have been pulled over before you know what I am talking about.  If you haven’t, you are lucky and we have nothing in common. It is a horrible feeling and many of us may not know how to handle the...

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Going Green: 8 Things to Consider Before Switching to an Electric Vehicle

Posted by on Feb 13, 2018 in ,

Going Green: 8 Things to Consider Before Switching to an Electric Vehicle

You’ve changed your light bulbs to LEDs while also contemplating going solar. You recycle everything you can, always bring reusable bags to the grocery store, and think a lot about your carbon footprint. It makes sense that an electric vehicle is on your list of ways to help both the environment and your energy costs. Before you make the switch, consider both the pros and cons of owning an electric vehicle. Pro: Refueling is Easy No more trips to the gas station or watching...

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How Your Hobbies Can Impact Your Insurance

Posted by on Jan 18, 2018 in , , ,

How Your Hobbies Can Impact Your Insurance

Hobbies that involve expensive collections like, art, musical instruments, and guns can require additional insurance coverages. While other hobbies, like extreme sports, can make finding life insurance next to impossible. Since January is National Hobby Month, we thought that this would the perfect time to review this information with you. Extreme Hobbies and Life Insurance What exactly is an “extreme hobby?” Every insurance company classifies them all a little differently...

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