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Category: Auto Insurance

How To Know When Your New Car Needs A Tune-Up

Modern cars do not generally require a tune-up in the traditional sense. Engine parts are designed to last longer, and new cars don’t have the same components that needed to be adjusted or replaced in the past. Nevertheless, modern vehicles require regular maintenance. The following are signs that your new car is ready for a trip to the mechanic. A Light on the Dashboard Comes...

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 are driving to. Yes, if your trip is to Canada....

Planning Your Driving Route For Maximum Efficiency

Whether you are taking a vacation road trip or commuting from home to work and back, it is smart to plan your route. Careful planning can help you minimize fuel costs and driving time and maximize enjoyment, safety, and efficiency. How To Find The Most Efficient Driving Route Avoid Left Turns The best route to travel is not always “as the crow flies,” or the...

Does My Auto Insurance Cover My Trailer?

Naturally, you have personal car insurance coverage to protect your investment in your vehicle and to shield you from liability in case of a crash. But what about car accessories such as utility or travel trailers? If you own a trailer, is it automatically covered under the same policy? The answer, generally speaking, is that most auto insurance policies will provide liability coverage for a...

Does Your Auto Insurance Cover Damage Done During a Protest or Riot?

Recently we have seen streets filled with vehicles damaged from rioters.  Damage can be a simple scratch, windshield damage, or even a fire.  The question is, “Are these kinds of losses covered under a standard auto policy?” It is normal for people to be worried about their cars if they live in an area with ongoing riots.  Insurance coverage that covers acts of vandalism is...