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Recall Alert: Toyota RAV4 and Lexux HS 250h

While automobile recalls rarely affect your auto insurance, we think it’s important to share them with you when the issue in question could cause your vehicle to crash. Under recall as of August 3 are 778,000 Lexus HS 250h sedans … Continue reading

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Safety Reminders for Deer Season

With the onset of fall comes the beginning of hunting season. While not every state is prone to a great many car vs. deer accidents, in states like Michigan and New York, there are as many as 50,000 such accidents … Continue reading

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Wednesday Matinee: The Importance of Tire Care

Look, we know that most insurance comes with roadside assistance coverage, and if it doesn’t, smart drivers have an auto club membership, but that doesn’t mean we shouldn’t all do some preventative maintenance. That doesn’t just mean oil changes, either…it … Continue reading

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Wednesday Matinee: Tire Chain Maintenance

Much of the country – especially the east coast – is still stuck under a lot of snow, with the possibility that there will be even more in the coming weeks. Those of us who grew up in snowy climes … Continue reading

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New Year’s Day Highest for Car Crimes

The National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB) has released it’s annual report on the highest and lowest numbers of car thefts on a per-day basis, and the winner? Christmas Day sees the fewest, and New Year’s Day holds the lead 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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ENA Report Lauds Washington & Oregon Roadway Safety

A new report from the Emergency Nurses Association (ENA) finds that the two states that do the best job of promoting roadway safety through the use of traffic laws are Washington and Oregon. Four other states, Arkansas, Louisiana, Minnesota, and … Continue reading

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