The Risks of Driving for Uber or Lyft

Karen ConsiglioAuto Insurance, Commercial Auto Insurance

Uber and Lyft are ridesharing services that have quickly gained popularity. At this point, they are available in most parts of the country, especially metropolitan areas. With a few taps on your phone, you can call a driver to your location. Or, sign up through the same app to become a paid driver yourself. Many people have turned to these … Read More

Should You Buy or Lease That Car?

Jenn DwyerAuto Insurance

Cars are a big part of our culture. Many of us work in places where cars are required to get around. At some point, you’ll need to purchase a car that costs more money than you have on hand. You’ll ask yourself “Should I buy or lease that car?” People have been purchasing vehicles forever, but leasing (the practice of … Read More

Prepping Your Vehicle for Winter

Rachel WinslowAuto Insurance

As the temperature drops and the skies turn gray, natures’ animals prepare for the great hibernation that is winter. Squirrels stockpile nuts, bears fatten themselves up, birds fly south, and us humans head to the store and buy a new winter coat. For those of us with opposable thumbs, we also have to prepare other things for winter that are … Read More

Auto Insurance: Why You Need a Specialty Policy for Your Collector Car

Mary McGrathAuto Insurance

Collector cars aren’t used like typical vehicles. They’re often driven less and cared for better. They don’t commute to work, but they spend weekends parked at car shows. You need a collector car auto insurance policy that meets those specific needs. Many collectors in the United States make the mistake of insuring their collector vehicles through big-name insurance companies. This … Read More

Disruption Ahead: The Brave New World of Self-Driving Cars

Jonathan BelekAuto Insurance, Commercial Auto Insurance, Trucking and Transportation

Like it or not, self-driving cars are coming.  A rapid increase in the use of “autonomous automobiles,” as industry savants prefer to call them, is seen by many as a foregone conclusion.  Following the early lead of Google, which has been developing the concept for over six years, virtually every carmaker in the U.S. market is working on some version of … Read More

Life is a highway. Drive safe this summer

Marty SheaAuto Insurance, Business Insurance, Commercial Auto Insurance, Risk Management, Trucking and Transportation

You’ve been on the road for hours, hauling your load in the sweltering heat. The sun is so hot it crawls on your skin. You have only a few miles to reach your destination to get some needed rest when your rig starts to overheat. Your day just got longer…. and hotter. Summer driving for long-haul truckers present certain challenges. … Read More

Wallingford Car Insurance: Ready to Go Electric?

EditorAuto Insurance

Wallingford Car Insurance: Ready to Go Electric?  If you have been contemplating going green the next time you are ready to purchase a vehicle, you might have realized that you have an expanding number of options. Over the last decade, dozens of low emissions vehicles have emerged as affordable options on the consumer market from nearly all of the largest … Read More

Wallingford Auto Insurance: Protecting Kids in Hot Weather

EditorAuto Insurance

Wallingford Auto Insurance: Protecting Kids in Hot Weather August can be one of the most dangerous times of the year in many parts of the country, where humidity and temperatures can reach stifling heights and cause heath concerns for many citizens, especially children.  Over a dozen child fatalities have already resulted from severe heatstroke this year, most commonly sustained from … Read More

Why You Need Wallingford Commercial Auto Comprehensive Coverage

EditorAuto Insurance

Why You Need Wallingford Commercial Auto Comprehensive Coverage While not all companies may anticipate their needs for commercial auto insurance coverage, businesses do benefit from obtaining coverage protecting all company utilized transportation. Wallingford Commercial Auto Comprehensive Coverage can be particularly instrumental in protecting company assets from risks beyond collision, property damage and injury. Comprehensive coverage can help manage out of pocket costs … Read More

Caring For Your Exotic Car

EditorAuto Insurance

Caring For Your Exotic Car   A common assumption many individuals make is that their exotic car will be covered by their standard Connecticut personal auto insurance policy. On the contrary, this type of vehicle will need special insurance coverage due to its high value. Because an exotic car is such a large investment, you’ll want to do everything you … Read More