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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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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Car repair on the road

If your vehicle has features like rear-view cameras, blind spot sensors, and lane assist technology, then having an accident could mean higher repair bills than what you’re used to receiving. These features contain cameras, computers, and numerous other advanced parts. If any of these components are damaged in a crash, you could face hundreds of…

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Car tire covered in mud

Winter storms bring muddy roads, and if you’re not careful, your vehicle can easily get stuck.  Depending on where you are, it could be a while before any help reaches you, so it’s important that you know these two techniques to free your car from a mire if you’re alone. 1. Rock back and forthSometimes…

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Checking for car insurance by phone

Here at Cullen Insurance Agency, we want to make certain that you know how to get the best possible deal when shopping for automobile insurance. This video from Allstate will inform you of the key options you need to consider when looking for the best price. When you’re ready to purchase the perfect plan at…

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Man driving a car

This thirty-second public service announcement from the state of Minnesota is a grim portrayal of how a mother tried to justify texting while driving as she was lying in a body bag. Texting while driving is illegal in the state of California and is extremely hazardous for the driver and all others sharing the road.…

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car in winter

As stated in our previous blog on some care tips for your car during these colder months – driving during this weather is dangerous! It’s important to be extra cautious during this time of the year because of all the winter-related accidents that could potentially happen. Today we’re going to go over some winter driving…

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Driving in California

Some people are very misinformed not only about car insurance in general, but about their policy specifically. There are several myths in regards to your auto insurance that could potentially be problematic. Here are the three most common car insurance myths; according to Allstate: Myth: Minimum Legal Requirement for Liability Insurance Coverage is Sufficient Protection…

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You’d think something like car insurance couldn’t be “interesting”, but today we’d like to hopefully blow your mind, or at least keep you intrigued with some of these interesting and fun car insurance facts! Here are 10 facts to get you started, and hopefully broaden your overall knowledge on car insurance as well. Did you…

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