You’ve just bought a new car, and the last thing on your mind is calling the insurance company. You want to take it out for a spin, show it off to friends, and order customized license plates, not set up an expensive insurance plan and re-write your budget to include monthly payments that are always more than you want them to be.
Unfortunately, auto insurance is a necessary evil, and it comes with the pride and freedom of a new car.
So what do you need to know about car insurance? There’s a lot of information out there, but here are a few things you might not know. Continue reading
By Jack Payton, Tires-Easy
Technology is a wonderful thing in many respects, and where the safety and wellbeing of individuals is concerned, modern technology has helped in many areas.
The combination of handheld devices and automobiles, however, is not one of the areas where technology has made us a safer people.
Our nation’s highways are more dangerous than ever. Continue reading
What is “Infotainment” in Cars?
Smartphones and portable technology like tablets and slim notebooks mean that we are now almost permanently connected. At first it was the ability to constantly make and receive calls, and then slowly email crept in, and now we expect to be able to search the internet, update social networks, do work and even watch TV while on the go. Continue reading
Things to Check before a Car Insurance Check Up
Saving money on car insurance is the goal of most people, especially when the state of the economy is considered. Since everything else costs more, including groceries, clothing and housing costs, every penny counts. This is why you need to have a car insurance checkup completed. A car insurance checkup should be done at least annually, although completing one every six months when you renew your coverage is ideal. Going through this process can lower the cost of your car insurance substantially, making up for the rising prices of everything else. Continue reading
The non-profit group called the Insurance Institute of Highway Safety has published its annual list of the safest cars for the year 2013. The list of cars tested is broad. The number of cars earning either the “Top Safety Pick” or the “Top Safety Pick+” awards was roughly 130. Continue reading
Auto accidents are incredibly stressful. No one enjoys their vehicle colliding with another, whether it’s a parking lot paint scratcher or a high speed head on collision. Tempers rise and voices follow suit. Lights flash from impatient vehicles caught behind, police and ambulances arriving and tow trucks being called. Even minor collisions can injure someone, and it’s possible you have to deal with everything while in pain. Who should you call? What should you say? Continue reading
When looking for car insurance it is not uncommon to want to go for the cheapest car insurance possible and it is also something that is very doable as well. However, the main thing that you want to keep in mind when looking to take the cheap route is what is included in the coverage. Anyone can get cheap car insurance yet what they have covered on their car is going to vary. This article is going to explain how one can obtain affordable automobile insurance and still have all of the things they need included in their plan as well. Continue reading