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Survey: The Top 5 Reasons Why Drivers Speed (2021)

During the early months of the pandemic, did you notice more fast cars on the road? (And, be honest: Did you step on the gas yourself when the roads were less busy?) The trend is noticeable – and several national highway safety organizations agree. Some groups, such as the Governors Highway Safety Association, are now sounding the alarm about the increase and launching programs to...

What Should You Do If Your Car Catches On Fire?

When it comes to auto insurance claims, car fires are relatively rare. But if you’ve ever seen a vehicle engulfed in flames, you know it can be a frightening scene. According to the National Fire Protection Agency (NFPA), there are about 200,000 vehicle fires each year in the United States – causing nearly $2 billion in property damage and claiming hundreds of lives. Since car...

Survey: Misplace Your Car Keys? You’re Not Alone.

Car keys are one of the top items people lose the most. How do you keep track of yours? Our recent survey of more than 2,300 respondents shows us where people commonly keep their keys (and how they find them if they go missing.) Check out the infographic below to see the results. Consistency is key If you frequently lose your car keys, it’s time...

Will a Speeding Ticket Affect My Car Insurance?

It’s universal: No one likes to see red and blue flashing lights in your rearview mirror. Every driver knows breaking the speed limit is against the law… but that doesn’t seem to stop us. In fact, it’s estimated that 41 million speeding tickets are issued in the United States every year. But what are the impacts on your wallet after you pay the fine? Let’s...

Back to School: Essential Safety Tips for Drivers

School is officially in session. And while kids are brushing up on their math and language arts skills, it’s important for drivers to slow down and keep an eye out for kids around schools and their neighborhoods. Here are some driving tips to keep in mind as kids head back to the classroom. School Zones - it’s important to pay attention to the school zone areas...