Category Archives: Auto

Distracted Driving

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From Westfield Insurance (www.westfieldinsurance.com) Perhaps the legendary rock and roll band, The Doors, said it best, “Keep your eyes on the road, your hands upon the wheel.” Driver distractions or inattentive driving play a part in one out of every …

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Ohio’s Texting Law for those under 18

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  Just a reminder:  Under the age of 18, it is illegal to text, email, use a cell phone, video game, iPad/tablet or handheld GPS while driving –even when sitting at a light or in a traffic jam. It is …

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Winter Weather Driving Tips!

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  Winter driving tips everyone should know Driving in winter’s snowy and icy conditions isn’t so bad. Just take your time, watch out for other drivers and arm yourself and your family members with these helpful tips. Before you get …

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Treat your car battery well!

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  You need your car battery, so treat it well In frigid temperatures, your safety and the safety of your family could depend on your car’s battery. Maintaining your battery takes just a few minutes once a year, but can …

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INSURING A RENTAL VEHICLE: WHAT DO I REALLY NEED?

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  Insuring a rental vehicle: what do I really need? Car rental insurance is something many of us don’t think about until we get to the rental counter. There we often just guess, wondering if we really need the coverage …

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How Much is Your Vehicle Worth After a Crash?

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  From Westfield Insurance: A business purchases physical damage coverage on vehicles to protect their assets and transfer the risk of financial loss. In the case of theft, collision, or other physical damage, the business will not be at risk …

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Carsharing: Do You Really Want to Share Your Car With Strangers?

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From westfieldinsurance.com:   If you have not heard of the phrase “carsharing”, get ready to hear it more and more. It appears that, despite legal challenges, there is no stopping the sharing on the road! Carsharing describes when people rent their …

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Keeping your most precious cargo safe on the road…

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From Foremost Insurance:  Is the car seat in right?  Are the buckles too loose?  Is the booster right?  Should the seatbelt be tighter? These are the questions that run through my mind every time I put my 3-year-old daughter in …

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Advancement in Technology Impacts Auto Insurance ID Cards

An Auto Insurance Identification Card (auto ID card) is required when applying for a vehicle to be registered for use on public roads. Have you ever lost your auto ID card? Have you simply forgotten to put the most current …

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