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Which Steps Should I Take After a Car Accident?

Bennett Floyd | June 11th, 2018

Auto accidents are never fun, but they can be much more stressful and scary if you aren’t prepared. Fortunately, you’re reading this article right now, so you’ll know how to keep your head (and your cool) if and when the unexpected happens. Before the Accident Let’s face it: You never know when you’ll be in…Read More

Is Uber Affecting DUI Rates in the US?

Bennett Floyd | May 30th, 2018

Uber, the world’s largest rideshare service by far, reached its 5 billionth trip (yes, you read that right) in May of 2017. Not bad, considering the company started less than ten years ago. But with so many people hailing a ride using their smartphones, we have to wonder, how have rideshare services like Uber impacted…Read More

Too Many People Still Don’t Buckle Up

Bennett Floyd | May 30th, 2018

It’s 2018, and believe it or not, a lot of people still aren’t fastening their seat belts every time they get in a car. We mean a LOT of people. Not only that, but many parents neglect to put their little ones in the right car seat or booster. Or some do, but they don’t…Read More

The Most Common Car Problems by State

Bennett Floyd | March 30th, 2018

Car ownership comes with many plusses: utility, the freedom to travel where and when you want, and perhaps the occasional opportunity for a leisurely Sunday drive. But owning an automobile also comes with a number of headaches, maintenance being chief among them. To help you prepare for automotive troubles that may head your way, we…Read More

7 Big Factors That Affect Your Car Insurance Rate

Bennett Floyd | March 8th, 2018

No two drivers are alike, and there are hundreds of different kinds of cars on the road. For this reason, auto insurance policies aren’t one-size-fits-all documents. Insurance companies have to consider many different factors when calculating your auto insurance rate. But which factors affect your rate the most, and how can you help ensure you’re…Read More

How Does Buying a New Car Affect My Credit Score?

Bennett Floyd | February 21st, 2018

Every time you buy something on credit, there’s a chance your purchase will raise or lower your credit score. This includes cars. But how does buying a new (or new-to-you) car affect your credit score? A lot of that depends on you. How Credit Works In case you’re new to buying stuff on credit, or…Read More

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