Motor vehicle accidents have been increasing in number since cellphones became universal. Over the five years from 2011 to 2016, there were more than 7 million crashes in the U.S.
Information from Pam Hansen Alfred – State Farm Agent
The costs of uninsured motorists are big. A lack of coverage can land the driver large fines or a stint behind bars, and even insufficient coverage can result in significant financial headaches.
While research shows that age is not the sole predictor of driving ability and safety, plenty of evidence suggests most of us experience age-related declines in our physical and mental abilities—declines that can signal a greater crash risk.
It’s a gut-wrenching experience to discover your car stolen. And though rare, carjacking—having it taken from you while you’re behind the wheel—is even more traumatic. On top of the financial loss, it can be lethal. Over 773,000 motor vehicles were stolen in the United States in 2017—one at about every 45 seconds, according to the Insurance Information Institute.
There’s so much jargon to sift through in the world of auto insurance policies. Not to mention, there are a lot of coverage considerations to make, too. It can be confusing for the consumer. But if you’re putting a vehicle on the road, you need the protection. To get you started with your policy purchase consideration, here are 11 auto insurance terms you need to know:
Here’s a message many teens are having a hard time getting: Communication while behind the wheel is dangerous. Each year, drivers under the age of 18 are involved in 900,000 crashes, according to the National Safety Council.
The winter holidays see millions of Americans driving to join in celebrations…
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