Does Auto Insurance Cover Stolen Cars?

Everyone knows auto insurance is there to help when your vehicle’s been damaged. But what happens when all you’re left with is an empty parking spot? According to the Insurance Information Institute, more than 700,000 vehicles are stolen in the United States every year. And compared to an auto accident or weather damage, a stolen…

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How To Handle A Hit-And-Run Accident

Getting in a car accident is enough to ruin anyone’s day. But if you’re involved in a hit-and-run, the experience can be especially disorienting. You realize that your vehicle’s been hit and before you can step out to get the other driver’s information, their car is taking off into the distance. As overwhelming as the…

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Will My Auto Insurance Cover Me If I Drive Across The U.S. Border?

Your personal auto insurance policy provides protection against liability, bodily injury, and property damage in case you are involved in an accident in the U.S. But what happens if your travels take you into Canada, Mexico, or beyond? Are you still covered once you cross the U.S. border? The answer depends on which country you…

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What Happens If I Get In A Wreck With An Uninsured Driver?

Most states have mandatory minimum auto insurance laws, but some people still drive without the required coverage. The Insurance Information Institute (III) reports that in a recent study, 13%, or one in eight drivers in the U.S. is operating a vehicle without insurance. Many such drivers cannot afford the cost of car insurance, which makes…

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Beginner’s Guide to Commercial Auto Insurance

Are you using company-owned vehicles to conduct business? You might need to consider getting commercial auto insurance. For those who are new to the game, this may be a confusing subject. You know you need coverage, but may not be clear on what kind or how much. Our knowledgeable agent can help ensure you have…

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Safety Tips to Remember During Motorsports Awareness Month

Originally, motorsports in America were mainly about motocross, NASCAR, or drag racing. Today, they often involve motorcycles or all-terrain vehicles (ATVs).  August is Motorsports Awareness month in the U.S. This is a time for promoting the enjoyment of motorsports and for educating people regarding safety. It is also an excellent time of year for motorcycle…

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Simple Car Maintenance Anyone Can Do

All vehicles require regular maintenance. Some maintenance you can do yourself and avoid the cost of an auto mechanic. Just like ensuring you have the best deal on your auto insurance, performing basic maintenance saves you money. Are you a dedicated do-it-yourselfer? Even if you have never done vehicle maintenance before, most of the tasks…

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A Parent’s Guide to Teen Driver Safety

Learning to drive and getting a license is an important step in the process of becoming an adult. But that does not make it any less stressful for the teen’s parents! It is nearly impossible not to worry when you are aware of teen driving accident statistics and know how susceptible that age group can…

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Comprehensive vs. Collision Auto Insurance

Comprehensive and collision are two different types of auto insurance coverage. You may want to bundle them together for added protection. Comprehensive may cover situations that collision does not, and vice versa. What Is Comprehensive Auto Insurance? Comprehensive pays for damage to your vehicle caused by non-collision-related covered events. These events may include vandalism, theft,…

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