Category: Insurance Tips

  • Eight Tips For The Road Ahead

    Eight Tips For The Road Ahead Be Safe, Be Smart On A Long-Distance Road Trip   Whether you’re traveling alone, with a buddy or with your spouse and a car full of kids, there are few things more “American” than the long-distance road trip. Countless vacation travelers will drive the highways looking for fun and […]

    February 11, 2013

  • Preventing Identity Theft

    Preventing Identity Theft Your Identity Belongs to You. Protect It, Too. The best way to protect yourself against identity theft is to prevent it. If your identity is stolen, you’ll be able to lessen problems by being prepared to act quickly. Start with Good Preventive Habits Leave your Social Security card at home in a […]

    January 24, 2013

  • After an Accident What to Do

    (1.)Determine that you are okay and that you or your vehicle is not in imminent danger of becoming struck by any vehicles. (2) Call 911. Check if anyone has been injured and be able to describe the location of the accident, what vehicles are involved and whether the accident is blocking the flow of traffic. […]

    January 16, 2013

  • Vehicle Needs to be Towed

      •Wait for the police to investigate your accident before agreeing to any deal with a tow truck driver. •You have the right to have your vehicle towed wherever you want it within the city limits or a reasonable distance. You may contact family, friends or your insurance company to determine where your vehicle should […]

    January 14, 2013

  • Insurance Fraud

    Insurance Fraud Auto accidents are difficult enough without having to deal with insurance fraud. Fraud can occur both during and after an accident. • Staged accidents occur when innocent insured drivers are set up. These include “panic stops” in which a driver slams on the brake intentionally causing a rear-end collision and “drive downs” in […]

    January 10, 2013

  • FYI Texas Law~ Liability Insurance Coverage

    Texas law requires every motorist to carry liability insurance so that if you are at fault, you can pay for the damage to the other vehicle and cover the medical costs of the other driver or passengers if they are injured. Mandatory minimum liability coverage in Texas is 30/60/25. That means there is $30,000 coverage […]

    January 8, 2013

  • Get the right insurance for your trucks—and save money, too

    Get the right insurance for your trucks—and save money, too Five things you should consider before your next renewal   By Andy Fulford, product manager, Progressive   Your vehicle insurance could be as much as 40 percent of your total operating budget.  A Regular policy review is essential in making sure you have the right […]

    December 28, 2012

  • A trip in an RV shouldn’t ruin your marriage … or your day

    A trip in an RV shouldn’t ruin your marriage … or your day   Mistakes happen, especially when you’re somewhere unfamiliar, but the results of a recent survey may still surprise you.   The survey found that among RVers, a spouse is more likely to be accidentally left behind than the dog.   A leading […]

    December 26, 2012

  • Protect your business in three easy steps

    Protect your business in three easy steps   A business is only as safe as the tools it uses. One of the best tools a business can use to protect its assets is commercial auto insurance.   Understanding insurance can be tricky. One of the first steps toward making an informed decision is to understand […]

    December 21, 2012

  • No Slip-Sliding Away: How to Stay on the Road

      No Slip-Sliding Away: How to Stay on the Road   One thing is easy to foretell: Unpredictable weather can cause reduced visibility and hazardous driving conditions that make it challenging for even the most experienced drivers. Fortunately, there are ways to protect yourself, your passengers and your car. The following tips can help you […]

    December 19, 2012