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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...

The Most Expensive Moving Violations That Affect Your Auto Insurance Rate

Drive safe out there! DUI - 93% increase in insurance premium. Reckless driving - 82% increase. Speeding - 30% increase for 31+ mph over the limit Careless driving - 27% increase. Failure to stop - 19% increase. Failure to yield to pedestrians - 19% increase. Driving in a carpool lane - 18% increase. Here at Gillman Insurance Problem Solvers, we specialize in small business insurance...

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....