What is Usage-Based Insurance and Should I Get It?

Driver at wheel of car with usage-based insurance and telematics icons on windshield.While for many, the use of vehicles remains a daily need, some disruptions and an emerging “new normal” are giving more and more people the option not to use their car every day. From working from home to moving into urban areas with robust public transit and a willingness to walk and bike more to “go green,” not everyone needs their car all the time. Usage-based insurance is made for these people, using technology to track automobile use to make people only pay for insurance based on their usage and driving habits. Learn how it works in this blog. [Read more…]

Best Practices in Summer to Help Your Car Get Better Gas Mileage

White car on the freeway in summer.Between the summer vacation miles you’re going to wrack up on your car and the need for AC in these hot New England summers, anything and everything you can do to increase your miles per gallon will pay dividends – especially with gas prices as they are in 2022. If you’re not ready to get a new vehicle (or go electric), here are some best practices to start to help your car get better gas mileage – both under the hood and outside it. [Read more…]

Understanding the Role Comprehensive Car Insurance Plays

A car damaged by a falling tree.

Most car insurance revolves around collisions. Everything from crashes to dings in the parking lot, most car damage (and therefore coverage) revolves around damage caused by cars to cars. This is why collision insurance is the largest form of car insurance and is the primary type of coverage and liability when it comes to risks. However, it’s not the only one. From damage to your car from nature to someone taking a key to your finish, learn how comprehensive car insurance protects your car from the unexpected.

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Commercial Vehicle Insurance: Is It Necessary?

For many companies, traveling is a big part of running their day to day operations. If traveling is common for your business whether that’s flying across the country or driving to client locations, then you probably have commercial vehicles that need to be insured. As a business owner, you want to protect your company and your employees, which can be done by looking into commercial auto insurance and finding out how it can benefit you and your company.

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Car Insurance Basics for New Drivers

You’ve just earned your license, and you’re ready to hit the road. Before you take your new car out of the driveway, make sure you have the appropriate insurance for it. Automobile insurance is an invaluable asset for motorists to have in the event of an accident. The coverage can help pay for most costs associated with the accident from injuries to vehicle damages and more. Let’s look at some of the more important parts of auto insurance.

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Auto Insurance: Adding Teen Drivers to Car Insurance

Your teen has officially received their license, which means it’s time to start thinking about insurance expenses. While exploring different policies and prices, try not to let higher insurance rates and expenses steer you away from choosing the best plan for your child. We have some advice to help you save money and keep your teen safe as you prepare them for the road ahead.

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