What Insurance Policies Cover Ridesharing Drivers?

Ridesharing apps like Uber and Lyft have gained massive popularity due to their convenience, tracking ability, and friendly drivers. Since this industry began, millions of rideshares are taken monthly, and billions of consumers’ dollars are spent on them annually. So, if you’ve been considering becoming a ridesharing driver for Uber or Lyft, it’s important to know what kind of auto insurance you’ll need and what kind of coverage these two companies provide. [Read more…]

Commercial Vehicle Insurance: Protect Your Business

Commercial Vehicle Insurance: Protect Your Business As a business owner, you need some type of insurance coverage for vehicles that your employees will use while on the job: company owned, leased, or even personal vehicles. Jobs that require company vehicles, i.e., sales, are categorized among the most dangerous in the country. They are ranked 7th in the list of the top 10 most dangerous occupations in a 2016 Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries by the US Bureau of Labor Report. Your business owner’s policy (BOP) does not provide any coverage for vehicles, so it’s vital you have a separate policy.
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How Road Salt Damages Your Car

How Road Salt Damages Your CarIn the midst of another New England winter, drivers should actively be protecting their car from road salt to avoid rust and corrosion. With sub-zero temperatures and another snow storm brewing, more salt will be accumulating on roadways. Salt that remains on your car for a long period of time can cause severe damage and eventually a lost in your investment. It may not be possible to completely avoid the corrosive effects of road salt, but with a little extra maintenance, you can help prevent rust much longer. [Read more…]

Your Car Won’t Start—Now What?

As the mornings continue to get colder, it isn’t just us who are struggling with the harsh weather. Our cars also have trouble in the winter time. The last thing you want to happen is your car to sputter and die on the morning of an important client meeting or work responsibility. Low temperatures can cause a plethora of problems, and that’s why proper maintenance, care, and winterization methods are crucial. This article will discuss the reasons why your car won’t start, as well as offer preventative tips to make sure you can get on your way—no matter how cold it may be.

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What Impacts Your Insurance Premium Prices?

Piggy bank on calculator.There are many different factors out there that can affect both residential or commercial policies. Each policy has its own risk factors that individually impact the price of the policy: auto, life, boat, condo, and property insurance to name a few. Today we will be go over three popular insurance policies and what impacts your insurance premium prices with them, so you can better understand the price you are paying. [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…]