When it comes to protecting your car, you want to make smart choices - but researching and purchasingauto insurance can sometimes be a daunting task if you don't know much about it. To help make understanding auto insurance a little easier, we asked Liberty Mutual representatives what the most frequently asked questions were that they get about auto insurance policies every day - and how they would answer them: Q: What is a deductible?
A: A deductible is the financial respon
The process of renting a car can often feel overwhelming and complex. From reviewing the details of a rental agreement, to understanding how to protect yourself as a consumer, there are many things a renter needs to know when approaching the rental car desk. Make sure you're prepared with these rental car tips: Look for cosmetic damage. Just like rental housing, if you rent a car with damage and don't document it the time of pick-up, you may be on the hook for it later. Take
Wondering about some of the language in your auto insurance policy? Everyone who has to purchase car insurance should be familiar with the common but sometimes complicated language used in the industry. Make sure you understand these five car insurance terms so you can determine how well you are covered and what you might pay if you have to file a claim. Deductible The deductible is a big fancy word for a simple idea. The deductible is how much you must pay up front on a clai
Winter means slowing down for ice and slush, scraping off the car in the morning, and digging your vehicle out of a snowbank. It's work, but there are some things you can do now to make your job easier through the winter months. These winter car maintenance tips will help keep you and your car in better condition as temperatures drop and snowy, icy weather makes getting from point A to point B more difficult. Take a Look at Your Oil. In addition to making sure you have oil in
The hazardous ice storm that swept across the northeast United States and Canada in 1998 is one of the worst on record. Millions were left in the dark for weeks as the weight of the three inches of ice left behind by the storm downed power lines, and frigid temperatures only made matters worse. When the final bill was tallied, the ice storm cost the United States over $3 billion in damage.
Nearly 20 years later, another super El Niño is swirling over the Pacific. The El Ni
Winter is coming...and with the cold weather comes the need to be extra careful on the road. Seasonal dangers, including snow and ice on roads, and reduced visibility from winter precipitation, make it important for drivers to prepare and focus to prevent accidents. Brush up on these winter driving safety tips to avoid trouble on the road: Watch the weather. One way that drivers can limit their liability in the winter is to plan trips in relatively good weather. Be alert and
If you’re anything like me, you don’t wash your car often enough. You mean to, but don’t make it a priority. After all, a dirty car isn’t going to affect your insurance premium, your gas mileage, and you might save a few bucks by not visiting automatic car washes. But in the long term, not washing your car may have a more costly affect on your car’s value and life. Obviously, a car covered in dirt and grime is unsightly. However, the bigger concern is that that layer of dirt
It's official! Spring is here to stay! Nothing welcomes the spring air in like a clean car inside and out... Below are something things that you can do to make your car happy, healthy and safe! 1. Vacuum/Shampoo the carpeting This will not only make your car more enjoyable to be in for you but also your passengers too! If you do not want to do this on your own, our neighbor, Nimey's The New Generation, offers high quality detailing service! 2. Scan your vehicle for any dings
As Spring begins, flowers bloom and snow melts, our road conditions go through a drastic change that you must be ready for! Here are some driving tips for you to keep you driving safely and protectively. 1. Spring showers bring May flowers - and wet driving conditions. Slow down on slick roads, and increase your following distance even when mist begins to fall. Just a small amount of water can mix with oil and grease on the road to create slippery conditions. 2. Share the roa