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The Case for Car Seats: Never Leave Home Without One

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Deadly Driving: A Look At Teen Drivers

If you’re seeking a car insurance plan, there are many, many factors that get taken into account, particularly if you have a family with kids in it—kids who will one day likely be sitting behind the wheel of your family car. Getting your teen started down the road with a learner’s permit can be one [...]Show More Summary

Teen Driving

If you’re seeking a car insurance plan, there are many, many factors that get taken into account, particularly if you have a family with kids in it—kids who will one day likely be sitting behind the wheel of your family car. Getting your teen started down the road with a learner’s permit can be one [...] The post Teen Driving appeared first on CarInsurance.org.

A Total History Lesson

First, the risk of an accident; second, the risk that the accident will result in a difficult or costly claim. Even if you've bought every available insurance coverage, you can still lose time, money, and sleep if the claim turns sour. When it comes to cash, the riskiest scenario to consider is the claim. Last [...]

One More Time

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Carpooling: Saving Time, Money, and the Planet

The U.S. Census Bureau’s 2011 American Community Survey shows that only around 9.7% of American employees carpooled to work that year, despite the numerous environmental and financial benefits of carpooling. According to AAA’s Your Driving Costs 2012, between gas, maintenance, and wear on tires, it costs an average of 20 cents for every mile you [...]Show More Summary

It’s Not Easy Being Green: Your Eco-Friendly Car is Kinder to Some Cities

It’s a well-known fact that cars are responsible for a good deal of the world’s air pollution. According to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s (DOT) State Transportation Statistics 2011, there are 130.9 million registered automobiles in the U.S. alone. In their National Household Travel Survey, the DOT shows that daily travel in the U.S. averages [...]Show More Summary

Things to Remember When Being Pressured by a Pushy Car Salesman

You should never be talked into purchasing a vehicle you don't want. The post Things to Remember When Being Pressured by a Pushy Car Salesman appeared first on CarInsurance.org.

No-Fault Insurance – Some States Have It, Some Don’t

In the millions of crashes that take place every year in the U.S., there's someone to blame or at fault. Even in states with no-fault insurance systems. The post No-Fault Insurance – Some States Have It, Some Don’t appeared first on CarInsurance.org.

Everything You Need to Know About Excluding People From Auto Insurance

Such times do fall under the category of occurring only on rare occasions, but there are indeed instances that it makes sense to exclude a family member from your auto policy. Not only are they rare, they normally lead to a higher auto insurance cost for all involved. Show More Summary

A Good Defense is Always the Best Offense

Most automobile accidents are preventable. If every single driver employed the techniques of defensive driving, the number of crashes would be reduced dramatically. The post A Good Defense is Always the Best Offense appeared first on CarInsurance.org.

Changing Your Oil at Home: A Guide for the Self-Sufficient Car Owner

Consumers are vigilant about how they spend their money, especially when it comes to their cars. Often seen as lifelong investments, a vehicle needs to meet its owner’s long-term demands and needs, without costing an arm and a leg along the way. A simple, cost-effective way to help maintain the quality of your car and [...]Show More Summary

Learning a Vehicle’s Past: What to Look for in a Vehicle History Report

No matter how much research or shopping around you do, purchasing a used vehicle always feels like a gamble. If you’re currently in the market for a pre-owned vehicle, there are several factors you definitely need to consider, such as previous maintenance, accidents and more. Sure, you will get some of this information from whomever [...]Show More Summary

10 Great Cars for New Parents

As an expecting parent, you will need to invest in a new car that can accommodate your new baby’s needs, including room in the back to properly install a car seat, additional space for storing a stroller and other baby supplies, and features like a sound system you can easily access and operate to play [...]

How to Avoid Buying a Flood Damaged Vehicle

If it sounds too good to be true, it probably is. You’ve driven up to a car dealership. They have a few rows of cars of the specific make and model you’ve been interested in. They are each the current model year or perhaps just a model year behind. They all have low miles, but [...] The post How to Avoid Buying a Flood Damaged Vehicle appeared first on CarInsurance.org.

Five Safe and Affordable Cars for Teens

Top 5 Safest and Affordable Cars for Teens Experts agree that a teen driver should drive the safest, most reliable, and newest vehicle if at all possible. So does this mean that when it comes to your teen’s safety, less expensive or used vehicles are out of the question? No, but not surprisingly, you will [...]Show More Summary

Advanced Defensive Driving: Take it to the Next Level

According to the National Safety Council, a preventable accident “is one in which the driver failed to do everything that reasonably could have been done to avoid the crash.” Experts agree that driving defensively is your best bet at making sure a crash, collision, or accident doesn’t happen to you. We’ve already discussed the basic [...]Show More Summary

When Should Parents Consider Child and Car Safety?

If someone asked us when parents should consider and begin to practice child safety as it relates to cars, we’d answer that these things should start before their child is even born. This may sound strange, but as any mother will tell you, the impact from a child begins months before birth. Thus, our answer [...]Show More Summary

Insurance for Segways?

Behold, the Segway, that two-wheeled, electrically-motorized, funny-looking vehicle that has become a truly popular and practical means of transportation for a broad cross-section of people, including tourists, senior citizens, and persons with disabilities. Since a Segway moves at a speed about two to three times faster than average walking speed, just like riding a bike [...]Show More Summary

Know Your Rights: What to Do When You Get Pulled Over

Nine times out of 10, during a traffic stop, the police officer is taking every step possible to ensure their own safety, without violating the rights of you or anyone else in the car you’re driving. But police officers may make some requests during a stop that you can legally refuse. Knowing your rights and [...]Show More Summary

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