Safe Driving In Major Cities

While driving in a major city, you are likely to encounter traffic jams, bumper-to-bumper traffic, and large numbers of pedestrians and bicyclists. The following are safe driving tips to help smooth the way and reduce your risk of an accident. Avoid Driving During Rush Hour Peak rush hour traffic typically occurs from 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. and from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Stay... Read Article

Does Your Auto Insurance Cover Air Conditioning?

Driving a car with no A/C can be miserable during the hot summer months, particularly during a heatwave. As important as it is to your comfort and that of your passengers, automotive air conditioning can be expensive to repair or replace when it breaks down or malfunctions. In many cases, when the A/C malfunctions, it is considered normal wear-and-tear and not covered by auto insurance... Read Article

How Depreciation Can Affect Your Auto Insurance Premiums

The value of virtually any expensive item changes as time passes. For a high-quality bottle of wine or a rare painting, the value may increase as the item ages. Cars and other vehicles usually only exclusively depreciate, losing significant value as the years pass. There are some rare exceptions, such as antique or other collectible vehicles. With a new car, the biggest drop in value... Read Article

How Cold Weather Affects Tire Pressure

From corrosive road salt to slick roads, winter creates many challenges for drivers. Another one to add to the list? Tire pressure tips caused by lower temperatures. Your tires require a certain amount of air pressure measured in pounds per square inch (psi) to work properly. The recommended psi is usually listed on a sticker in the jamb of the driver’s side door and/or in... Read Article

Car Shopping With Safety in Mind

10 Vehicle Safety Features to Bolster Your Good Driving Habits You’ve heard all the talk about driverless cars. Yet we’re still years away from living in a world where you can just tell your car where to go, kick back and relax with a good book or a game on your smartphone. Even still, technology already plays a big role in the way we drive.... Read Article