The video below, posted by the Insurance Information Institute, details the dangers inexperienced drivers face with real life examples, statistics and tips to prevent tragedy.
Spring Maintenance Checklist
Spring daylight saving time is the perfect time to perform basic maintenance in and around your home. It’s time to “spring forward” for daylight saving. Since the time change occurs twice a year, daylight saving is the perfect time to perform basic maintenance in and around your home: Test your smoke and carbon monoxide detectors. […]
Shopping For A Safer Car
Buying a safe car is much easier than it use to be. Most new cars offer a good amount of protection in the event of a crash, but some could still do a better job than others. Here’s what you should consider when shopping for a safer car.
Bicycle Safety for Motorists and Cyclists
Cycling is a great workout and can make for a healthy and cheap alternative to driving a car or using public transport to get around. Riding a bike is good for traffic, good for health, and good for the environment, but it does not come without its own set of risks. There are many things […]
Ride Sharing and Your Auto Insurance
Ride sharing programs (Transportation Network Companies) such as Uber and Lyft have transformed how people get in and around cities. The idea is pretty simple.
Why Your Garaging Address Matters
How much you pay for your car insurance depends on many things. These include what kind of vehicle you have, how many miles you drive, and who the operators of the vehicle are, among others. Where your car is primarily garaged is also an important factor in calculating premiums. Generally, this is your primary residence.
IIHS Top Safety Picks
Are you or your family thinking about purchasing a new vehicle soon? You will want to check out the most current list of Top Safety Picks from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.
May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month
Every May, the NHTSA and state governments come together to coordinate Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month, which strives to spread awareness about motorcycle laws and education designed to keep everyone on the road safe.
Spring Cleaning For Insurance Policies
Once all of the snow melts and the temperatures begin to rise, it’s always a good idea to conduct a bit of spring cleaning. And while you and your family are dusting around the house and donating old clothes, it is also a good idea to review your current insurance policies and make sure their coverages are still adequate.
Automatic Emergency Braking
Automatic Emergency Braking (AEB) is a forward collision mitigating safety feature that helps prevent or reduce the severity of collisions. The U.S. Department of Transportation (National Highway Traffic Safety Administration) and the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety announced that twenty of the world’s largest car manufacturers pledged to make automatic emergency braking (AEB) systems standard on […]