Reviewing Your Car Insurance for New England Winters

A message on a Walgreens sign that reads 'Frankenstorm Is Coming' before Hurricane Sandy made landfall in the northeast region of the US in Newton, New Jersey in 2012.

Did you just move to New England? We’re known for many things: the birthplace of the United States and the Revolution, our changing colors in the fall, and home to some excellent seafood. However, you might not be familiar with our other wonder: the Nor’easter. New England is home to some brutal winters, and if you’re new to the area, you’ll need to be ready, particularly on the road. Below we go over the insurance you should think about to augment your current policy, as well as tips to avoid your premiums going up.

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Why Do Nor’easters Cause Flood Damage?

Why Do Nor’easters Cause Flood Damage?Living in New England, you’ve had to combat some serious winter weather; whether it’s in the form of torrential icy-rain, a blizzard, or extremely high winds. However, New Englanders know they have to be prepared for when all of those weather conditions form into one storm—known as a Nor’easter. Nor’easters are a type of massive cyclonic storm that forms within 100 miles of the U.S. East Coast. We’ve had four this past winter, and with temperatures starting to rise in the beginning of the spring season, you’ll have to prepare for when Nor’easters cause flood damage. These floods occur due to a variety of reasons, which we are going to cover in this article. [Read more…]