Tag: Auto Insurance

Factors That Affect Your Auto Insurance Premium

For residents of the 48 of the 50 states that require liability coverage, car insurance is a fact of life, and becoming a more expensive one, at that.  According to an article from Consumer Reports, “Consider how much insurers are paying out in claims. While the long-term trend shows that the number of accidents is declining, the average payout on the accidents that do occur...

How To Keep Your New Car's Value As Long As Possible

Buying a new car requires a substantial investment today—one you will want to protect. According to the Kelly Blue Book, new car prices are currently averaging: $20,000 for a small car $25,000 for a midsize car $26,000 for a small SUV $32,000 for a minivan $33,000 for a midsize SUV $39,000 for a small luxury car If you have recently purchased a new vehicle or...

Meet your Local Agent Scott Johnston

Middle Tennesseans can’t watch television, listen to the radio, or even leave their house without getting bombarded with ads for insurance carriers.  The media is saturated with the next silly commercial trying to grab your attention. The temptation can be great to call one of those companies and get a quote from one of their call centers. With so many carriers to choose from, what...

Staying Safe When Passing A Roadside Accident

Accidents on the road can cause traffic congestion and delay your travels. They can also create hazardous conditions that lead to additional wrecks. The following are some tips for keeping yourself and your passengers safe when you encounter a roadside accident, construction, or other delays on the road. Don’t Get Distracted If You Are Stuck In Traffic A wreck on the highway, road construction, lane...

5 Steps To Follow After A Car Accident

No matter how diligently you drive, car accidents are sometimes unavoidable. It is important to know about the following steps to take in case you are involved in a crash. Step 1: Check Yourself & Your Passengers For Injuries If you are injured, call 911, or asked someone else to do so if you are unable. If you have passengers in your vehicle, check to...