Tag: auto insurance

  • Massachusetts Motorcycle Insurance Requirements

    Massachusetts is home to more than 160,000 registered motorcycles, according to 2019 data from the Federal Highway Administration. In 2020, amidst the isolation caused by the pandemic, motorcycle sales actually climbed. And the average age of riders is creeping upward, too–believe it or not–from age 45 in 2012, to age 50 in 2018. What do […]

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    Should You Bundle Insurance? 4 Facts on Bundling and Saving

    There are a lot of ways to save money on insurance. Most drivers and homeowners can find at least one insurance discount that matches their situation. If you haven’t already done so, bundling your insurance—purchasing several of your policies through the same company—is a pretty universal savings opportunity. Here are four facts on consumers who […]

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  • What Is Accident Forgiveness?

    Written by Donna Craven, CPL

    When your auto insurance policy has an “accident forgiveness” endorsement, it means that your insurer will not raise your rate if you get into an accident. This is a big deal, since an at-fault car accident that injures someone could raise your rate by $400-$800 per year, according to industry sources. Drivers who get into […]

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  • Teaching Teens to Drive: Answers from a Driving Safety Expert

    Written by Lucy Murphy, CISR

    Car collisions are the leading cause of death among young people in America, accounting for more than one-third of all teen deaths. Other leading causes—suicide, gun violence, cancer—don’t come close, not even if you add them up together. Bottom line: teaching teens to drive has never been more important. And the traditional methods—practicing in a […]

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  • Teen Driving and Insurance: 9 Things to Know

    Teen driving is no one’s favorite topic. In fact, according to a 2016 poll, parents worry about their kids behind the wheel more than any other issue—including drugs, alcohol, or academic performance. What can you do to support your teenage driver and keep your auto insurance rates in check? The following facts may help… 1. […]

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  • Why Is Uber Insurance Still Uber Complicated?

    We get a lot of calls about “Uber insurance,” or the kind of car insurance that Uber drivers should purchase. With so many Uber and Lyft drivers (thousands of them, according to some estimates), now offering transportation throughout Massachusetts, this is an important question—with a complex answer. In the following paragraphs we’ll review six of […]

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    Diagnosing Nurses’ Insurance Needs

    If you’re shopping the term “nurses’ insurance” you’re probably focusing on professional liability insurance for nursing professionals. But coverage for malpractice isn’t the only protection that deserves special attention from RNs, LPNs, and other healthcare workers. Auto insurance for nurses is also worth reviewing… Did you know, for example, that we offer an exclusive nurses’ insurance […]

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    Surprising Insurance Discounts that Could Save You Money in 2019

    Think you’ve already taken advantage of any insurance discounts that apply to you? Think again. If it’s been a year or more since you reviewed your policies with a local agent, you may be surprised to uncover new discount opportunities that can shave 5%, 10%, or even 15% off your annual premium. Set aside fifteen […]

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