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The decision to file a claim for your auto insurance is a big one. Yet, when you have significant damage to your car, it is worth doing so. As a driver, one of the biggest and sometimes unavoidable obstacles you face is the pothole. They spring up quickly in the spring and leave you overwhelmed with dodging them. Yet, when you hit one, they can cause a lot of damage. Will car insurance help cover the loss?
Every parent worries about his or her child hitting the road. There’s good reason to do so. Distracted driving is something more teens than ever have to manage. Though there’s always been the risk of someone not paying attention, accidents happen more frequently now than before. What can you do to help your child? Aside from having quality auto insurance, there are several things you can do.
Someone comes to your home to enjoy a meal and some good friendship. You share a few drinks. That person leaves gets behind the wheel of the car and causes damage to another person’s property as a result of the alcohol. Intoxication like this can be deadly. In some cases, you, as the person providing those drinks, may be at some level responsible for the losses. Here is what you need to know before you hold your next party with alcohol. Take a closer look.
Perhaps you backed into another car. You may have had a tree branch fall on the vehicle. Or, a large accident happened, and you are waiting for help from the police. In any of these situations, you need to do your best to document what is happening and why. It can play a big role in determining what happens to your claim and coverage. How do you handle a car accident? Here is what you need to know.
Vehicle Size and Liability Risks
How much liability insurance do you need? The amount depends on many factors. One of those factors may involve the size of your car or vehicle. When you talk to your auto insurance provider, ask questions about accidents. Find out what recommendations they make for vehicles of your size. Many times, having more than the state required minimum makes sense. Here’s what you need to consider about your coverage.
How to Make Your Garage Safer
The garage on many homes is the area you put things that you do not have any other use for at the moment. It is where you store things like gas for the lawnmower and extra paint from a project. Yet, it is also one of the highest risk areas in your home for fires. These fires can be devastating. Yet, most homeowners have no idea what steps to take to minimize these types of risks. What steps can you take?
It’s important to read all of the details in your car insurance policy as soon as you receive it. One key area to look at is who has coverage on your policy. Also, notice any excluded driver. This is a person who should not be behind the wheel of your car. If they are there, your auto insurance may not apply. Here’s what you need to know about the excluded driver.
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Car Insurance for 18 Year Olds
Turning 18 means you are officially an adult. Now, you’re responsible for all of your own life choices and decisions. You may already be driving. You may own a car, or you are planning to purchase one. Your goal should always be to have a policy that matches your life and your needs. Now that you are a bit older, there are a few things to update with your auto insurance agent. Here’s where to focus now.
Each state sets laws determining who handles paying for an accident after it occurs. When two parties collide, determining fault is not always the goal. In some states, each person’s insurance pays for the losses. How does this work? Are you in a no-fault or at-fault state? Here is a breakdown of what this means to you.