If you’re on the highway or even cruising down city streets, you’re going to have to share the road with big trucks and buses. Being in a passenger vehicle, even a hefty SUV, you might feel a bit nervous when you’re in close proximity to a semi-truck, particularly if you’re traveling at highway speeds or you’re close to one that’s making a turn. That truck is a LOT bigger and heavier than your car. There are a few things you can do to be cautious while driving around trucks, the first of which is to be aware of the truck’s blind spots, long stopping distance, and limited maneuverability. Here are some tips for sharing the road with trucks.
If you’ve got a car and you cruise around or commute, you never know when something could happen. Cars can be stubborn. They can break. Sometimes even the smallest thing can keep the car from cooperating – like a dead battery. And that’s where a little bit of preparation could go a long way. If you have a roadside emergency kit, you can get yourself back on track. Here are a few things you might want to keep in your roadside emergency kit.
Now that the weather is getting nicer, you might want to take the motorcycle out more often. You might prefer driving along on your bike to being in a car. Your bike is your pride and joy, and you’d be devastated if anything were to happen to it. So if your bike were to be stolen, that would be a disaster. Fortunately, there are a few things you can do to prevent motorcycle theft. Here are some tips.
When it comes to car insurance, there are a lot of complicated coverages, terms, and questions to juggle. You might have a lot of questions concerning car insurance, and one of the big ones is this: will car insurance cover your vehicle if you’re in an accident? (Even, err, if you were at fault?) The answer depends on what coverages you carry, and there’s one in particular that we’ll discuss in relation to this scenario – collision coverage.
Coronavirus has affected pretty much everyone. Businesses have closed, people are working from home, and a lot of people have been ordered to stay at home as the country is encouraged to social distance. Having to stay home in coronavirus quarantine can be hard, and it can be really difficult to feel at all productive or motivated in this uncertain time. If you’ve been left with hours upon hours to fill, here are a few ways you can pass the time while being productive.
If you’re a college student, you’re learning to handle a lot of new experiences on your own. You’ve got a lot of freedom, but with that freedom comes a word that strikes fear into the hearts of even the most intrepid college students: adulting. It’s not easy to be a grown-up, and one thing that you might be dreading having to deal with is car insurance. There are a few things that it’s helpful to know when it comes to college student car insurance.
The whole point of an insurance claim is to have help restoring things back to normal. But what if you feel like your insurance company isn’t helping you enough? Many people let things slide and just pay the extra costs to repair or replace their things after a disaster. However, they may not know that you can dispute the amount that your carrier is willing to give you. It doesn’t amount to just arguing, though. You’ll need to work with your carrier and your agent so that they can get you the claims payout you need. Here’s the proper way to dispute your insurance appraisal.
You’ve filed a claim, you’ve gone through the assessment process, and finally an insurance company has written you a check for the damages. During this process, though, you may have wondered if you really have to use the insurance money for its intended purpose – the repairs. Is it legal to just pocket the money, use it for something else, and walk away? As with most things insurance, it depends. Here’s why.
If you’re a driver, you’re responsible for a vehicle that goes very fast. And you’re operating that vehicle around other cars that also go very fast. So, that calls for auto insurance, right? But car insurance comes with a very hefty document called a policy. If you’re eyeing that thing with a little bit of trepidation, that’s understandable. But there are a lot of reasons to read through your car insurance policy.
If you walk out to your car to find a smashed window, you’re probably understandably frustrated. Why would someone do this? And to add insult to injury, the thief stole some belongings out of the vehicle. You don’t have high hopes of seeing your property again. So, your question now is how are you going to replace those possessions? Will car insurance cover the cost of the stolen item? Let’s take a look at this unfortunate scenario.