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Category: Car Insurance

Can I Cancel my Auto and Home Insurance in NC?

We get asked a lot, can I cancel my car or home insurance before the policy is over? The answer is YES! Many people think that they are locked into the policy term for their car insurance and home insurance. In North Carolina you may change your insurance company any time you wish. Is there a fee to cancel my insurance? Maybe. Some insurance companies...

Do I Need To Insure My Car During Winter Storage?

It is not uncommon to put a vehicle in storage over the winter months. If you are not planning to use your car during the winter, it makes sense to keep it safe and protected from the harsh weather. It may be tempting to cancel your auto insurance coverage during this time, while your vehicle is not being driven on public roadways. After all, it...

What Happens If I Get In A Wreck With An Uninsured Driver?

Most states have mandatory minimum auto insurance laws, but some people still drive without the required coverage. The Insurance Information Institute (III) reports that in a recent study, 13%, or one in eight drivers in the U.S. is operating a vehicle without insurance. Many such drivers cannot afford the cost of car insurance, which makes it difficult to collect damages after an accident. Fortunately, there...

How To Know When Your New Car Needs A Tune-Up

Modern cars do not generally require a tune-up in the traditional sense. Engine parts are designed to last longer, and new cars don’t have the same components that needed to be adjusted or replaced in the past. Nevertheless, modern vehicles require regular maintenance. The following are signs that your new car is ready for a trip to the mechanic. A Light on the Dashboard Comes...

Will My Auto Insurance Cover Me If I Drive Across The U.S. Border?

Your personal auto insurance policy provides protection against liability, bodily injury, and property damage in case you are involved in an accident in the U.S. But what happens if your travels take you into Canada, Mexico, or beyond? Are you still covered once you cross the U.S. border? The answer depends on which country you are driving to. Yes, if your trip is to Canada....