Monthly Archives: July 2011

Fewer Drunk Driving Arrests in MA

The Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicles (RMV) is happy to report that the number of arrests for drunk driving have declined over the past five years. Specifically, there were only 14,834 arrests recorded for OUI (operating under the influence) in … Continue reading

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Tuesday Matinee: Auto Insurance for Military Personnel

As a member of the military, you may qualify for discounted auto insurance, depending on your specific situation. Several insurance companies offer policies to military personnel – and this video discusses what you should look for in a policy.

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Children Safer When Riding With Grandparents, Study Says

You can say what you will about senior drivers, but their tendency to stick to slow speeds, and to drive cars loaded with safety features, may mean that your children are safer in a car with Grandpa at the wheel … Continue reading

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Are Key Fobs Covered by Car Insurance?

In the old days, when car keys were actually keys, keyless entry meant leaving the door unlocked, and remote-start involved sending a teenager to start the car for you, replacing a lost car key was annoying, but not terribly expensive. … Continue reading

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Connecticut Passes Motor Vehicle Fee Increase

With almost every state in the country feeling budgetary pain, it shouldn’t be at all surprising that many are looking for ways to bring more cash into the governmental coffers. The state of Connecticut is no exception. At the heart … Continue reading

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Wednesday Matinee: How to Jump-Start Your Car

Even if your car insurance includes roadside assistance coverage, it’s best not to use it when you don’t have to. For most people, jump-starting your car is basic knowledge, but it pays to be reminded of the technique. Enjoy.

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Want Insurance with That New Car? GM Thinks You Do

If you live in Oregon or Washington and buy (or bought) a new 2010, 2011, 0r 2012 Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet or GMC vehicle between July 6 and September 6 of this year, you’ll also get a year of auto insurance … Continue reading

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