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The Top Three Driving Distractions and How to Avoid Them

Posted on July 21st, 2022 by Matthew Makris

Driving is a task that requires your complete attention and concentration, as even minor distractions can lead to an accident or lead to putting other drivers in danger. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reported that driving distractions claimed 3,142 deaths in the United States alone in 2020. Whether you’re a new driver or […]

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Does Running a Red Light Affect Insurance Rates?

Posted on June 3rd, 2022 by Matthew Makris

If you are caught running a red light, either by a traffic camera or law enforcement, your car insurance rate will likely increase. Most traffic infractions, including red light tickets, are added to your license using a point system. As you accumulate points, it becomes more likely that your insurance company will notice and raise […]

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Can You Replace Just One Tire?

Posted on April 15th, 2022 by Matthew Makris

There’s nothing worse than realizing you’ve popped a tire, especially when it happens in the middle of a busy day. When you arrive at the repair shop, the mechanics will likely try to sell you on a full set of tires, but you may be wondering if that’s really necessary. We’ve put together this guide […]

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Insurance Guide: How To Lend Your Car to a Friend Safely

Posted on March 10th, 2022 by Matthew Makris

Before you decide to loan your car to a friend, you should stop and consider what might happen if they got into an accident. In most cases, car insurance follows the vehicle, not the driver. This means that even if your friend has car insurance, you would be held responsible for their accident under your […]

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Illinois Suspends Nearly 2,700 Plates with New Insurance Verification System

Posted on November 16th, 2021 by Matthew Makris

The Illinois Insurance Verification System was unveiled in July to reduce the number of uninsured drivers out on the road. In just over 2 months, the state has suspended the registration of over 2,700 uninsured vehicles. Read this blog to learn what the new system means for motorists in Illinois, including those who are uninsured. […]

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