Last year winter damage led to more than 175,000 insurance claims totaling more than $1.5 billion. Drivers are especially vulnerable to winter extremes. According to the Automobile Association of America, as many as five million drivers have been stranded on roads during the winter season. Don’t get caught in the …keep reading
Deer mating season can be a dangerous time for drivers, deer and car hoods. According to the Insurance Information Institute, 1.6 million deer-vehicle collisions occur each year, resulting in 200 fatalities, tens of thousands of injuries and over $3.6 billion in vehicle damage. Being prepared can help prevent you from …keep reading
Tens of millions of Americans travel during the holidays. The unpredictable weather and increased traffic during this time can make even a short road trip dangerous.
Before stuffing your car with boxes of presents, make sure you’ve packed a vehicle safety kit to ensure you’re prepared for any …keep reading
If you’re planning a road trip this season, keep a close eye on your speedometer. Each state can set its own speed limits, so they vary widely across the country. A handful of jurisdictions maintain a respectable 55-mph limit on urban routes, while others keep theirs at 60, …keep reading
The shock of getting into a traffic accident, even a minor one, can leave a driver feeling dazed and confused, but it pays to keep your wits about you at all times. Steven Rutzebeck, director of GEICO’s Special Investigations Unit, explains how to foil potential fraudsters in the moments immediately …keep reading