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The importance of tire safety

The importance of tire safety

Tire safety

According to a report from the NHTSA, over 600 motor vehicle deaths in 2019 can be directly blamed on the tires of vehicles involved. It is also noteworthy that driving your vehicle with badly worn tires puts you at three times the risk of having an accident as o...

4 Important tips to drive safely in the rain

4 Important tips to drive safely in the rain

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The weather can easily change our plans.  Sometimes we have no choice but to continue with certain obligations even though driving in the rain brings greater risks. The following tips will help new drivers and experienced drivers to employ safe dri...

How to talk to your teen about safe driving

How to talk to your teen about safe driving

Parent and teen

Teenage drivers between the ages of 16 and 19 are at the highest risk for automobile accidents. For that reason, parents do well to address these risks before their child gets behind the wheel to best prepare them to be safe drivers. The following ...

6 Ways your car may be trying to warn you

6 Ways your car may be trying to warn you

 

Vehicles are more prepared than ever to detect issues before they become bigger problems.  Understanding the signs and warnings your car is giving you will save both time and money and help you be a safe driver and avoid unnecessary distractions.   

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3 Easy Steps to Avoid Distractions While Driving

3 Easy steps to avoid distractions while driving

According to statistics kept by the NHTSA, approximately 3,000 people die each year as a result of distractions while driving. Limiting distractions while driving is a key component of being a safe driver. The listed items below will help tak...

Tips for driving safely at night

Tips for driving safely at night

Car accident fatalities are three times more likely to take place at night, according to research done by the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration, or (NHTSA).  Taking a few steps will help to reduce your risks while driving at night.

1.  K...

Safe driving tips when renting a vehicle

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Safe driving tips when renting a vehicle

If you are renting a vehicle, you are likely on vacation or at least need a vehicle other than yours for some purpose.  The following tips will help make sure you are prepared in advance for factors that could put you at greater risk of an incident.

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Best Online Drivers Ed Resources for Florida Residents

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est online Drivers Ed resources for Florida Residents

Each new year brings more new drivers to the state of Florida.  Some are teen drivers looking to dive into their new found independence.  Others are new Florida residents who either move from out of state or even from other countries.  Havi...

5 Ways to Reduce Car Insurance Rates in Florida 2022

5 Ways to Reduce Car Insurance in Florida 2022 

  1. Do research.  Insurance rates are determined on a variety of factors.  Some involve the vehicle itself.  The replacement cost as well as the vehicle's features will affect the rate.  The same vehicle if leased will tend to be more costly to ...
How a road assistance service helps you—even when you aren’t on the road

Whether you are traveling by car, truck, RV, motorcycle, or bicycle, road assistance services can help you out. They can even come to your aid when you’re out on the water by providing boating assistance. But road assistance services go far beyond that. In fact, they can help you out even when you’re not behind the wheel. Depending on the service you sign up for, you can get benefits that extend to identity protection, purchasing a car, and giving you a discount on your dinner tonight.

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