As a parent, you can expect your car insurance premiums to increase once your teen driver gets behind the wheel. In fact, adding a teenage driver to your policy can nearly double your premiums. Aside from encouraging your teenage child to take defensive driver lessons, follow these money-saving tips to cut down the cost of car insurance for teenagers.… Continue reading
Shopping for a used car can be daunting. No one wants to mistakenly purchase a “lemon” car, rife with defects that aren’t apparent at first sight. Thankfully, there are many resources and tools that can help you make an educated buying decision.… Continue reading
The first winter storm of the year brought heavy snow, strong winds and record-low temperatures to much of the country. Icy roads were blamed for several deaths and numerous car accidents. The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) estimates 168,300 crashes a year occur on snowy or icy pavement.… Continue reading
The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety’s first ratings of frontal crash avoidance systems ranked 7 cars the highest: 2 Cadillacs, a Mercedes-Benz, 2 Suburus and 2 Volvos.
Frontal avoidance systems include:
Auto braking features that cause vehicles to slow down or stop on their own, thereby reducing damages to both cars.… Continue reading
Children in spooky costumes, bags of good candy corn and scary ghost stories set the scene for an exciting night. With kids four times more likely to be involved in pedestrian-car collisions on Halloween, however, Oct. 31 can be one of the most dangerous nights for driving.… Continue reading
With deer season upon us, your chances of hitting a deer are much higher during the fall and winter months. Stay safe while on the road with these tips from the University of North Carolina Highway Safety Research Center.
Ensure Your Vehicle Has Comprehensive Insurance Coverage
Did you know that physical damage to your car as a result of something other than a collision with another vehicle might not be covered by standard car insurance?… Continue reading