Category: Auto Insurance

Insurance Fraud: Ghost Broking

The advent of the internet and social media has made doing business easier than ever, but has also emboldened the dishonest and unscrupulous to utilize new ways to defraud unsuspecting victims.  One form of insurance fraud, already pervasive in The United Kingdom, is now gaining traction here in The United States:  ghost broking.   Ghost brokers pose as legitimate insurance agents.  They will advertise too-good-to-be-true...

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...

Tips For Maintaining An Older Car

More people are keeping their cars longer. The older a vehicle, the more likely it is to be paid off, plus you may get lower auto insurance premiums on higher mileage vehicles. Treating an older car right with proper maintenance can help extend its useful life. The following are some tips for maintaining an older vehicle. Follow The Manufacturer’s Recommended Maintenance Schedule Your user’s manual...