BE PROACTIVE: Steps to Preserve and Enhance Your Insurance In Light of the Recent Natural Disasters

BE PROACTIVE: Steps to Preserve and Enhance Your Insurance In Light of the Recent Natural Disasters

By | General Insurance, Insurance, Personal Insurance, Specialty Insurance | No Comments

Our hearts go out to those families and businesses who have suffered losses due to the recent fires, hurricanes, and other natural disasters. We hope everyone in Sonoma, Napa, Orange County, and nationwide affected by these tragic events are somewhere safe. As someone who lost a house in a […] Click here to view original web page at www.lexology.com

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Four truths about driving

By | Auto Insurance, Auto Insurance, Personal Insurance

Driving is a privilege, not a right. Sometimes we get lax about certain safety precautions and need a reminder of why they exist in the first place. That said, here are 4 truths about driving we should all take to heart: 1. Distracted driving is selfish (and risky). Do you think it’s considerate of other drivers to multitask? Truth is, your inattention could get somebody hurt. Put the phone down and keep eyes on the road. 2. Putting off a repair will cost you more in the end. The longer you let a problem go unintended, no matter how small,…

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Put the phone down (yes, that means you!)

By | Auto Insurance, Auto Insurance, Insurance

Think you can multi-task while driving and it won’t affect your performance? Think again. Brain researchers say it’s a terrible idea, even with a hands-free device. But just how terrible? Researchers say it’s akin to driving while legally drunk. That’s because distracted driving impacts and impairs one’s visual perception, in particularly peripheral sight. That text or phone call can wait. It all goes back to science. We take for granted how much brain power driving requires. When we get behind the wheel we are faced with processing a significant amount of visual information, predicting the actions of other drivers and…

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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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