5 ways to handle road rage

By | Auto Insurance, Auto Insurance, Insurance

With as much time as we Americans spend behind the wheel, it’s no wonder that people get a little testy every now and then. However, annoyance can quickly escalate into anger, i.e. road rage. Road rage is defined as aggressive or violent behavior stemming from a driver’s uncontrolled anger at the actions of another motorist. If you fall victim to someone’s unacceptable behavior, the key is to keep your cool. Here are five ways to take control: 1. Take the high road. If a driver yells or makes an obscene gesture, don’t engage. It’s best not to make eye contact…

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how to insure your brand new car

How to insure your brand new car

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New cars ready for buyers This post is part of a series of insurance blogs on Safeco.com showcasing the expertise of local independent agents and aimed at helping you understand insurance coverage and other important issues. You just bought a new car. What about insurance? We admit that buying […] Click here to view original web page at www.safeco.com

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Do I need Rental Car Insurance?

Do I need Rental Car Insurance?

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To Purchase or not to Purchase? There’s great debate over the question of whether or not it’s necessary to purchase rental car insurance when renting a vehicle. The rental car agency might insist that you do, citing legal obligations, while friends or family might tell you it’s unnecessary or […] Click here to view original web page at www.benzinga.com

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What Is Commercial Umbrella Insurance?

What Is Commercial Umbrella Insurance?

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Your business has a general liability policy, and maybe even additional coverage like professional liability insurance. But there could be gaps in coverage that leave you exposed to risk. Unfortunately, if you haven’t discussed umbrella insurance with your provider, you might not understand how risky your situation is until […] Click here to view original web page at www.linksinsurance.com

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The Top 5 Workers Comp Claims And How To Avoid Them

The Top 5 Workers Comp Claims And How To Avoid Them

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Do your employees move boxes? Handle parts and materials? Assemble products? If so, you’re at much higher exposure to a workers compensation claim than other businesses. But even if your workers don’t do these tasks, you still face significant risk of claims from workplace sprains, strains, slips, trips, and […] Click here to view original web page at www.linksinsurance.com

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4 Common Misconceptions About Commercial Umbrella Insurance

4 Common Misconceptions About Commercial Umbrella Insurance

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People tend to not understand, or not think about Umbrella Insurance…until they need it…It’s worth a quick read of this post… Umbrella insurance is one of the most-commonly misunderstood types of insurance. Because it’s a bit difficult to understand and surrounded by myths, too many businesses go without it and regret it later. Let’s take a closer look at what umbrella insurance is, and settle some common misconceptions about it. MYTH #1: It’s Basically A Bunch of Insurances Combined. This is the most common misunderstanding about umbrella insurance. It’s not just a mishmash of combined insurance types. It’s actually an…

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Mythbusting: Why Are Women Paying More Than Men For Car Insurance?

Mythbusting: Why Are Women Paying More Than Men For Car Insurance?

By | Auto Insurance, Insurance

  This line of thinking has been around since car insurance was invented…it’s time to shed light on this topic, and bust this myth for good… Conventional wisdom usually dictates that, all else being equal, women pay less for car insurance premiums than men because they’re inherently safer drivers. To be sure, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration confirms that male drivers cause 6.1 million accidents annually, while women are at fault in 4.4 million crashes per year. Yet women are actually more likely to pay higher rates than their male counterparts, according to research just completed by the Consumer…

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