Monthly Archives: December 2010

Wednesday Matinee: Comprehensive and Collision

When you have a new car, you have to have full coverage, at least if your car is financed or leased. Part of that full coverage includes comprehensive and collision insurance. But what are those? Today’s Wednesday Matinee helps explain … Continue reading

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Connecticut: Tough on Teens to Save Lives

Officials in the state of Connecticut are reporting that the new, tougher restrictions on teen drivers are having a life-saving impact. In 2009, there were six fatal crashes involving 16- and 17-year-old drivers, the lowest number in twelve years, the … Continue reading

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Insurance Glossary: No-Fault Insurance

There are twelve states which offer “no fault” auto insurance, but what exactly does that mean? Here’s a brief explanation. With standard insurance, if you are hit by another driver, you either file a claim against that driver’s liability insurance … Continue reading

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Wednesday Matinee: Liability Insurance

We all know that liability insurance is required to drive legally everywhere in the U.S. except New Hampshire, but why is it necessary, and how does it kick in when you have an accident? This video explains that.

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Five Fast Facts: Keep Your Teen Driver Accident-Free

Look, we know that one of the scariest things in parenting is when a teenager gets their license. After all, the crash rate for drivers between the ages of 16 and 19 years old is four times the risk for … Continue reading

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Bumper Wars: SUV vs. Car = Pricey Repairs

New research from the IIHS (Insurance Institute of Highway Safety) shows that the height differential between car and SUV bumpers causes more costly damage in low-speed crashes than whe the damage caused by casr-on-car collisions. This is because the bumpers … Continue reading

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Wednesday Matinee: Uninsured Motorist Insurance

In most states, some kind of un- or under-insured motorist insurance is required by law. But what is it, and why do we need it? In this week’s Wednesday Matinee, uninsured motorist coverage is explained.

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