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Monitored Driving

In 1998, Progressive Insurance became the first automotive carrier to use what’s called telematics to track its policyholders’ driving habits, and other major insurers followed suit. According to The Idaho National Laboratory, telematics are defined as a “combination of computer science, telecommunications,and vehicles, with the goal of controlling a vehicle or collecting vehicle data.”  Many car insurers offer policyholders the opportunity to have a telematics...

Wildfire Prevention

Most of Tennessee turned a watchful eye to Sevier County and Great Smoky Mountains National Park as news of wildfire devastating the area sparked a massive relief and containment operation  According to a news report from CBS-affiliate WYMT, the Hatcher Mountain and Millstone Gap wildfires combined damaged approximately 220 structures and consumed roughly 3,500 acres. The Insurance Information Institute reported that in 2021, Tennessee experienced...

Erie Insurance Making $200 Million in Auto Rate Cuts for Customers

Erie Insurance Making $200 Million in Auto Rate Cuts for Customers   Erie is one of the many carriers we represent.  Two more of our insurers, Allstate and Progressive, are offering similar rate cuts.  Contact Scott and his team of independent agents for more information....

Hiring a Contractor? Read This Before You Do

Middle Tennessee has seen a housing boom in the last three years, both in the realms of new home construction and remodeling.  According to a report from Nashville NBC-affiliate WSMV, over 100 new people move to the Nashville area daily, and over one million more are projected to arrive in the next 20 years.  Those newcomers to Music City are buying new homes and renovating...

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...