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What You Should Know About Black Ice

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Snow can be the cause of road hazards for even the most experienced of drivers. However, when it comes to ice, black ice in particular, driving conditions can be treacherous. In fact, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation Federal Highway Administration, more than


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The Many, Many Consequences of Drunk Driving

Many Consequences of Drunk Driving

You’ve probably heard countless public service announcements and seen just as many commercials addressing the dangers of driving while intoxicated. What you may not have seen are the many reasons why it’s such a bad idea and the various consequences you may face as a result of driving while impa


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When is a Car Considered to be “Totaled”?

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  So you just got into a car accident and now your car is banged up pretty good. But you wonder: Is my car considered to be “totaled”?   Each year, millions of vehicles are considered “totaled” by auto insurance companies because they are not worth the cost of repairing th


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What Happens If You Get Hit by an Uninsured Driver?

When you are in an accident, you may have a lot of thoughts fly through your head in a relatively short amount of time. Your first concern may be with your wellbeing and the health of the others in your vehicle. This may turn to worry about your vehicle and its ability to continue driving. As you st


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What Happens When Your Car Is Stolen?

Few feelings are as scary as walking back to a parking structure to discover your vehicle is missing. Depending on your auto insurance policy, you may be covered for the total value of your car. Before you have a panic attack,


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What Are the Safest Cars in America?

When it comes to safe cars, crash test ratings, safety equipment, and driver assistance technology all play a role in preventing accidents and protecting passengers if a crash does occur. Along with cost of ownership, safety is one of the mo


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Are You Ready to Drive for Uber? | BOLT Insurance

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What Is the Difference Between Taxis and Uber? Getting from place to place can be more complicated than ever. Not only are there more people on the road, development in cities and towns is spreading at an accelerated pace which puts important destinations far away from each other


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Everything You Need to Know About Choosing a Car Seat

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Thousands of children are injured in automobile accidents every year from faulty or improperly installed car seats. If you are planning on driving with a child in your car, learning how to select the right car seat and then properly install it is vital to your child’s safety. Laws Regar


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How Much Should I Be Paying for Car Insurance?

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The Insurance Information Institute states that the average annual car insurance rate is approximately $800, but what you’ll pay could vary significantly. That’s because insurers take a wide set of variables


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