Winterizing Your Car for the Cold Weather and Holidays

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Just like winterizing your closet and your house, your car needs extra preparation to make it through the winter as well. This is especially true in the Northeast, where blizzards and storms can come out of nowhere and do some serious damage. Properly winterizing your car and emergency supplies can be a major help when a dangerous situation arises on the roadways this winter. This year, make sure your car is as prepared as you are. [Read more…]

6 Tips to Avoid Summer Driving Hazards

Summer Time Car TripWe all know that living In New England comes with countless driving hazards in the winter, but did you know there are various summer driving hazards as well? Summer is a time where family and friends go on road trips, spend time together and enjoy the warm weather. Continue reading to learn more about the most common driving hazards to be aware of in the summer. [Read more…]

Driving Safety: Defensive Driving Basics

Cars in Side MirrorMassachusetts is a state with an infamous reputation when it comes to our drivers. Angry honking and aggressive driving are hallmarks of any morning or evening commute. In Worcester, our own Kelly Square has such a reputation you can buy bumper stickers that say “I Survived Kelly Square”. For some, all of this is a point of pride, but for many others it can be a source of anxiety. Regardless if you’re looking to drive more defensively to avoid accidents, tickets, lowering your insurance, as part of driver rehabilitation, or just for the added safety, it’s time to learn the basics. [Read more…]

4 Back-to-School Driving Tips for a Safe Ride

Mother and daughter in carBack to school means a lot of thing to a lot of different people, but for drivers it means more time on a suddenly congested road. Regardless if you’re a young driver with their first car at high school, a student packing up the car to head back to college, or a parent navigating the chaos that is school and city traffic: it’s time to drive safe. The Property Casualty Insurers of America have released some great tips for the season of back-to-school driving, and we thought we’d share the best with you. [Read more…]

Buying Smart on Craigslist Car Sales

Woman in sunglasses driving car.There are benefits to getting a car directly from the owner, like getting a good deal. Purchasing a car directly from the previous owner might be daunting – especially if that person is a stranger. Craigslist is a website where people can buy and sell goods and services, including cars. It is possible to find a reliable car, at an affordable rate, and have a painless transaction. The following tips can help buyers have a pleasant sales experience. [Read more…]

Changes to Make to Insurance After A Divorce

Spouses having a disagreementEverybody knows how difficult it can be to go through a divorce. The last thing one wants to have to deal with after moths of fighting are the separation of insurance. Some may find this to be an arduous task. And you are right. It is an arduous task if one is not familiar with insurance and how it works. Although, such a task as signing up for separate insurance shouldn’t be so overwhelming. Here are a few tips and tricks to help one navigate through the complex world of insurance after a divorce.  [Read more…]