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
A snow-covered landscape may be a beautiful sight, but icy roads, strong winds and snowdrifts can make winter driving treacherous. It’s wise to have an emergency kit in your car in case it gets stuck or breaks down. Here are some items it should contain:
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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
Remember the days when summer meant three solid months of warm weather and no school? Unless you’re a teacher, it’s probably been awhile since your last summer break. But this is the time of year when students across the country are getting ready to head back to class.… Continue reading