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How To Switch To A New Auto Insurance Provider

Before we get into the topic of "how to switch to a new auto insurance provider", you should first ask yourself - Why switch to a new auto insurance provider? People move their car insurance coverage to another insurance company for many different reasons. Some of these include: Problems with service Read More »
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Prepare Your Car For Winter – Safe Winter Driving

No matter what part of the country you live in, except for, perhaps, extreme southern areas, winter driving habits differ from those used in other times of the year. Even northern Florida has bridges that are prone to icing up on cold nights, creating what is commonly referred to as Read More »
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Top 10 Worst Auto Insurance Companies

It's hard to find any insurance company that doesn't come with a group of past customers who have nothing but horrific experiences to talk about, and everywhere from the health insurance industry to the auto insurance industry seems to be filled with a group of crooks. For the most part, Read More »
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Top 10 Gas Saving Apps

[caption id="attachment_1418" align="alignright" width="300"] Gas Buddy - Our number 1 on the list[/caption] Gas prices are something that everyone tries to pay attention to on a regular basis. A small increase in the average gas price can definitely have a huge impact on your monthly budget, especially if you are Read More »
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The Top 21 Cheapest Cars To Drive

When you are on the hunt for a brand new car, you are usually going to use the price of the car as one of the main determining factors in your final decision. While finding the best value is always a better option than simply searching for the lowest price, Read More »
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Insurance Rates Likely To Rise In The State Of New York

[caption id="attachment_1149" align="alignright" width="240"] New York Drivers Rack Up Points During The Holiday Season, Causing Insurance Rates To Rise[/caption] Like many states, New York was on a mission over the holidays. While many residents were out doing their holiday shopping, police officers were also out in shopping for a different Read More »
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How Dangerous Driving Can Cause Accidents

There’s a chance the majority of us have been driving down the highway and encountered the notorious line of traffic that is synonymous with an accident. We never think that it can happen to us but many people have dangerous driving habits that can lead to severe accidents. Those involved Read More »
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Why Auto Insurance Is So Cheap In North Carolina

If you live in North Carolina, you are enjoying some of the lowest car insurance rates in the country reports Claims Journal.com. Based on information compiled by the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC), the average premium on a policy that had liability, collision and comprehensive coverage was $707. There are Read More »
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Vermont Official Ask Motorists to Drive Safely – The Basics of Safe Driving

[caption id="attachment_1040" align="alignright" width="300"] Safe driving pays off. InsurancePanda.com reviewed several mobile applications last month.[/caption] With 75 fatal crashes this year, Vermont officials are asking all drivers to seriously consider the safety of their driving habits. Last year, Vermont had 51 deaths so they’re making an effort to educate the Read More »
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Top 9 Apps for Safe Driving – InsurancePanda.com Review

Since 1972, the number of traffic deaths has decreased due to stricter enforcement of the laws and improved driver training programs but accidents still happen. In the first three months of 2012 alone, traffic fatalities rose by 13.5%. Over 7,000 people lost their lives. But new drivers are always taking Read More »
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Total Loss Vs. Totaled In Terms Of Car Insurance

[caption id="attachment_947" align="alignright" width="300"] Total Loss Vs. Totaled in Car Insurance - The aftermath of Sandy[/caption] When super storm Sandy rammed into the Northeast coast, she left a wake of destruction that has lasted much longer than her strong winds ever did. Thousands of cars damaged in the storm are Read More »
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The Effects Of A DUI On Your Life And Your Insurance

[caption id="attachment_940" align="alignright" width="300"] Louisiana Man Convicted in Fatal Crash - What if I get a DUI?[/caption] Brett G. Gerald, 30 years old, pleaded guilty to seven counts of vehicular homicide in early December. He was accused of killing seven people in a head on collision on May 30. Gerald Read More »
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How Your Credit Score Affects Your Car Insurance

[caption id="attachment_933" align="alignright" width="300"] Example credit score by the three main providers Equifax, Experian, and Transunion. Image: Flickr.[/caption] When you go to purchase car insurance, there are several general factors that insurance companies take into consideration when setting your policy rates. You understand that your driving record and car model Read More »
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Does Your Electric Car Need Different Insurance?

[caption id="attachment_904" align="alignright" width="300"] How does auto insurance for an electric car differ? Image: Flickr[/caption] When you go to buy a car in today’s market, you have multiple options. Automotive brands are constantly trying to one-up each other with the newest technology and sometimes they forget about the most person: Read More »
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Minnesota Driver Having Sex Goes to Jail

[caption id="attachment_720" align="alignright" width="300"] Cars and sex have often been associated as pleasure - but giving in can have it's downsides as the recent case from Minnesota shows. Image credit: Flickr[/caption] In August of 2011, Mark Chalin took the term ‘joy ride’ to a whole different level. That day, as Read More »
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Peer to Peer Car Sharing and Its Effects on Auto Insurance

[caption id="attachment_712" align="alignright" width="300"] Car sharing programs and the impact on auto insurance premiums Image credits: Flickr[/caption] The idea of carpooling is nothing new. In today’s eco-friendly mindset, the idea is encouraged and looked upon with high regard. With gas prices consistently over $3 per gallon, the idea is actually Read More »