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Four things you need to know about your car insurance

Nobody wants to obsessively worry about their car insurance and coverage limits after they purchase a policy. Unfortunately, accidents can, and often do, happen, so it's a good idea to understand just exactly what is and isn't covered.

Common accidents to avoid on Labor Day weekend

Labor Day is often considered the official end of summer. Because of this, people try to squeeze in as much summer fun as they can over the Labor Day weekend. Between cookouts, days on the boat, or trying to get in that last family vacation, there is a lot of potential for accidents. Here are some common Labor Day weekend accidents and how you can prevent them.

How will an auto accident or a ticket affect my insurance rates?

Being in an auto accident or receiving a traffic ticket can cost you more than just repairing damages or paying the fine. An at-fault accident or ticket can also raise your insurance rates. Even just receiving a traffic ticket has the potential of raising your premiums. But how long do these stay on your record? And what are your options for keeping your rates down?

Road trip prep and safety are important

The weather is warm and kids are out of school, which means it's vacation season. July is by far the most popular month for traveling, with more than 50% of Americans choosing this month for their vacation. As you're gearing up for your next road trip, here are some important things to remember.

High temps increase dangers of leaving kids and pets in parked cars

As the hottest months of the summer approach, the dangers of leaving your children and pets in a parked car increase. In the United States alone, an average of 37 children die every year from being left in a hot car. Here's why you should never leave your children or pets in a parked car, even if it's just for a few minutes.

Electric scooters are convenient if used safely

Nashville has become one of the most recent cities to be introduced to the rentable electric scooter craze. These electric scooters have popped up everywhere. You locate them through an app on your phone and rent them directly through the app. They're designed to provide a clean mode of transportation for people in urban areas as well as reduce motor traffic.

Costs of DUI on Memorial Day weekend run high

Memorial Day is just around the corner, and everyone is gearing up for the unofficial start of summer. You may not think too much about getting behind the wheel of car, truck, or a boat after having a few drinks this Memorial Day, but it could be a very costly mistake.

Steps to take after you've been in an auto accident

You've just been in a wreck. Your emotions are wild and you want to make sure everyone involved is okay. Do you call the police? Do you take pictures? What if the other driver doesn't have insurance? This is the time to keep calm and do things the right way.

Why should I keep my medical records after an accident?

After an auto accident, you may not want to organize the mountain of paperwork it can generate. However, keeping track of all your medical records after a wreck is one of the most important things you can do.

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