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August 16th, 2017 by Derek Wiley Agency

Buying a Car vs. Ridesharing

With more ridesharing and car sharing options available, many people are opting out of car ownership completely. Companies like Zipcar, Lyft, Uber and Liftshare are making transportation as easy as the click of a button and it has people thinking: What do I need a car for anyway? One of the hardest parts of car shopping and buying is the necessary long-term commitment that comes... Read Article

4 Things Parents Should Know About Power Windows

Cruising with the windows down is one of summer’s greatest simple pleasures. But if you’ve got kiddos in the back seat, don’t forget to stay alert when you roll them back up. Power windows can cause injury if little fingers, hands or limbs are in the way. Injuries can be more serious – or even fatal – if the window closes on a child’s head... Read Article

Does Your Auto Insurance Cover Air Conditioning?

Driving a car with no A/C can be miserable during the hot summer months, particularly during a heatwave. As important as it is to your comfort and that of your passengers, automotive air conditioning can be expensive to repair or replace when it breaks down or malfunctions. In many cases, when the A/C malfunctions, it is considered normal wear-and-tear and not covered by auto insurance... Read Article

America’s Top 10 Most Stolen Vehicles

We think about safety, comfort and reliability when we’re in the process of purchasing a new vehicle. But what about if it’s an easy target for car thieves? The report in this source article examines vehicle theft data submitted by law enforcement to the National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB) and determines the vehicle make, model and model year most reported stolen in 2016. Take a... Read Article

Keeping Kids Safe in the Backyard

Many of us love the idea of turning our backyards into an inviting oasis where the kids can let loose while the adults unwind. Who wouldn’t want to kick back and listen to the happy squeals of their kids as they splash in the pool, bounce on the trampoline or swing higher on the swings? Play it Safe It’s important to take an inventory of your... Read Article