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What are the penalties for driving without insurance? (Infographic)

invoices & cost for driving without insurance

All states require car owners to purchase auto insurance.  In California Drivers are required to have at least a minimum liability coverage for bodily injury and property damage claims.  That minimum limit is $15,000 per person, $30,000 per accident for bodily injury. The minimum liability limit for property damage is $5,000.   There are penalties…

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Allstate’s Motor Club. Is it worth it?

Broken down car

We all know the motor clubs out there that provide road side assistance; Auto Club, Good Sam’s, Allstate. Wait? Allstate?  Yes! Allstate’s Motor Club can assist you if you break down on the side of the road and it seems to have some pretty good reviews. Whether you get a flat tire, your battery dies,…

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5 Tips for Car Care During the Winter

Driving in Winter

Sometimes we let time pass before we take our cars in for the care they so desperately need. Whether it’s a lack of time, scheduling issues, or not having enough money to pay for service – we all can forget to take our cars in, even when they may need attention. With winter coming and…

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3 Things to Do When Comparing Car Insurance Rates

Comparing rates

Have you recently gotten a new car? Or perhaps you’re just doing your annual auto insurance shopping. Either way you want to make sure you’re getting the most for your money! Allstate is back with another article on three things to do when comparing car insurance rates. If you’re not sure where to start in…

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Distracted Drivers – How To Break The Habit

Driver distracted on phone

We live in a world where distraction is the new normal, especially when it comes to our electronic devices. According to Allstate, accidents caused by distracted drivers has been steadily on the rise. We can always alter our ways for the better though – it’s not too late! To help our distractions, it’s good to…

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Traffic Fatalities Increased by 22% Last Year

Car crash

22% more car accidents resulted in deaths according to statistics taken in the state of Kansas. Experts who have been analyzing historical trends noted that as gas prices decrease, more drivers take the road and thus, cause more accidents. California often has high gas prices, but when the prices do drop, you’re quick to notice…

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Driverless Buses Coming to California Roads

Buses in the city

We talk about how autonomous vehicles are going to be a part of the present instead of being stuck in the future. Those days are quickly approaching with the advent of a fully autonomous bus taking to the streets in California. Many tests have had real people in the driver’s seat to take control of…

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Driving Related Deaths Up 14%

vechicle on the freeway

The last three years have seen a 14% increase in automotive fatalities. There are more drivers on the road, and they are acting without regard for your safety. According to the National Safety Council, 47% of motorists are comfortable texting while driving. This means almost one in every two drivers does not care about keeping…

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Federal Government Sued in Used Car Scandal

The FTC (Federal Trade Commission) is the defendant in a lawsuit filed by six groups, including The Center for Auto Safety, for allowing dealerships to sell used cars advertised as “certified pre-owned vehicles” despite being under active recall. The government permitted the sale of unsafe vehicles for a premium price at the expense of your…

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When and How to Replace Windshield Wiper Blades

Windshield wipers needing replacement

Windshield wipers are a simple, but important mechanical component on your car. They help you maintain your vision when driving in inclement weather. If your blades are old, cracked, and torn, then you could be limiting your ability to see clearly. You should inspect (and replace) your blades every 6 to 12 months according to…

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