Whether you are rushing to work or simply cruising the open roads, it is important that you partake in basic driving etiquette to ensure safe roads. When drivers become enraged, they often drive erratically and dangerously. There are a variety of common bad driving habits that must be avoided, including: One of the most bothersome and dangerous driving habits is tailgating another vehicle. Many motorists will tailgate another car if they have entered their lane and caused them to slow
As we age, we often focus our attention on important matters such as retirement, bills, our children and grandchildren. Our insurance policies are extremely relevant but often neglected. Gathered are some helpful insurance tips for the baby boomer generation: Auto Insurance: There is no reason to be embarrassed as you age, you may now be eligible to receive a discount for being an experienced, senior driver. Additionally, proving you’re experienced on the road by taking an extra defensive driving course can
Your new teen driver is thrilled to finally be getting their license but all you are thinking about is the potential accidents or mishaps that could happen while they are behind the wheel. As a parent, it is your responsibility to make sure that your child is prepared to safely be on the road with other drivers. Here are some tips to help you instill safe driving habits and keep your teen driver protected while they are on the road. Lead your child
When you find out two of your tires are completely bald and the other two are only half-worn, the first thing that comes to mind is properly how much you’ll be forking out to get four new tires. However, if you want to make sure you get what you paid for out of those half-worn tires, consider only replacing your rear tires. It doesn’t matter if you have all-wheel-drive, front-wheel-drive, rear-wheel-drive, or an SUV, if you only want to buy two
Automobiles and batteries have become so reliable in recent years, many people may not know the proper way in which to jump start a car. If that includes you or your teen drivers, here is the correct, and safe, way to jump a car. You’ll want to make sure you start with a good quality set of cables with well insulated grips. Pull the helping car close enough to the disabled vehicle so the cables will reach between the two vehicle’s batteries.
Safe driving can prevent traffic mishaps, but even safe drivers have accidents from time to time. Knowing the common causes of accidents may help you avoid one in the future. Be aware of these common reasons for auto accidents: Hydroplaning. If you’ve ever driven too quickly through a puddle of water, you know what this feels like. Hydroplaning occurs when a thin layer of water comes between your tire and the road. Hydroplaning is dangerous because it can cause you to
When shopping for auto insurance, the premium rate is often a deciding factor in selecting a policy. With that in mind, it is a good idea to learn about the four main factors that affect the rate of auto insurance premiums. Your Location Where you live factors into your insurance premium with city drivers generally paying more than rural drivers. Accident and theft probability based on location play a part of this factor. Your Vehicle The type of vehicle on