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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
Auto insurance can be one of the most confusing aspects of owning a car. Each company swears they will save you hundreds of dollars a year; it seems like the state is always changing the requirements for limits, and if you need to make a claim, it can be incredibly difficult to navigate the settlement process.
If you've recently been in an accident, you may already know the difference between an insurance co-pay, and your insurance deductible. However, not everyone may understand the difference and how they affect what you pay for health coverage.
Fault is a complicated issue when it comes to car wrecks. Most accidents are, well, accidental. However, there is often an issue of negligence that determines who is at fault in an accident.
Auto accidents are no joking manner. Every single year, more than three million people are injured in car and truck accidents across the country, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.