Posts tagged "auto accident"

9 auto insurance terms you need to know

If you read your auto insurance policy, you'll likely come across some unfamiliar terms and confusing legal language. What's the difference between liability coverages? What counts as underinsured? How comprehensive is comprehensive?

Why You Need Medical Payments Coverage

Treatment for auto accident injuries can cost more than auto repairs-maybe even more than the value of the car! If you have a high-deductible health plan, that means you could end up with thousands of dollars in medical bills.

Before you hitch a rideshare, keep these things in mind

Rideshare companies such as Uber and Lyft have completely disrupted the transportation industry with their convenient apps, competitive rates, and efficient service. They have also created a lot of action in the courts over insurance coverage and background check issues. Before you, "Uber" yourself to your friend's party or to the airport, know that these companies, at least for now, are less regulated than the taxi industry.

Keyless ignition: How to avoid one fatal mistake

Tired of digging around for car keys? Buy a car with a keyless ignition system. Found in nearly 72 percent of vehicles these days, keyless ignition systems purportedly offer a convenient alternative to the "old fashioned" key.

Teen Drivers: Rules of the Road

The Governors Highway Safety Association says that novice and teen drivers have higher crash rates. To help lower these stats, all states except Washington DC have adopted Graduated Driver's License (GDL) programs. These programs allow young drivers to gain experience before they hit the road free and clear.

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