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May 04, 2018 @ 12:00am

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Rental car companies can be quick to offer insurance on your rented vehicle, but is it really necessary?

TRICOR Insurance has created a 12 point checklist intended to help you understand the protections provided by your personal auto policy*.

May 04, 2018 @ 12:00am

Workers compensation can be a large expense for small businesses. It’s not uncommon for small business owners, especially new business owners, to exclude themselves from coverage on their own company’s workers’ compensation policy to reduce the expense. The assumption is that their health insurance will cover any injuries they suffer while working. The truth is that most health insurance policies do not cover work related injuries. The benefit for lost wages provided by a workers compensation policy is often overlooked during this cost/benefit analysis. Most disability policies also exclude work related disability as well. Can you afford to go without health insurance and disability insurance when you are most at risk?

May 03, 2018 @ 12:00am

Would you ever drive the length of a football field at 55 mph blindfolded? Well that’s essentially what you’re doing when texting while driving. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, texting behind the wheel takes a driver’s eye off the road for an average of 4.6 seconds, which is the time it takes to go from one end zone to the other. Dangerous? Incredibly. Deadly? You bet.

Texting while driving has now replaced drinking and driving as the leading cause of death among teenage drivers.

May 03, 2018 @ 12:00am

http://tricorinsurance.com/sites/tricorinsurance.com/assets/images/blog-posts/shop-coverage-0010.jpgA common insurance question is “how is my car protected if it’s in the shop?” If you carry physical damage coverage (often referred to as comprehensive and collision) your vehicle is still covered under your policy when it’s in the care, custody or control of the auto repair or body shop.

May 03, 2018 @ 12:00am

http://tricorinsurance.com/sites/tricorinsurance.com/assets/images/blog-posts/colision-comprehensive-0009.jpgWhen you insure an automobile, boat, or recreational vehicle, your agent will ask you if you want comprehensive and/or collision coverage. Do you know what you are agreeing to, or declining?

Comprehensive coverage includes covering claims from wind, hail, fire, theft, vandalism, animal strikes and glass breakage. It’s the things you have no control over.  The exception to that rule is hit and run. Hit and run is considered a collision loss.

May 03, 2018 @ 12:00am

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You aren’t thinking about insurance as you get ready to travel, but you should be. Take a moment and think—are all the belongings I have either in my car or being towed covered? The answer is maybe.

May 03, 2018 @ 12:00am

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Car collecting is a passion!

Your passion could be everything from vintage, classic, customized or even some of the rarest automobiles in the country. It’s a hobby, and everlasting passion. We’re as passionate about your car as you are.

May 03, 2018 @ 12:00am

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Millions of students are headed back to school this fall. It’s a good time to educate yourself and drivers alike on the rules of the road around school buses and in school zones, the dangers of distracted driving and how to keep pedestrians safe.

May 03, 2018 @ 12:00am

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As soon as they start learning to drive, whether your teen is starting with a learner’s permit or going straight to the license, you should inform your insurance company to have them added to your policy. This is usually much more cost-effective than placing them on their own policy, especially if you are a safe driver with a clean record. They will also be eligible for more coverage under your policy.

May 03, 2018 @ 12:00am

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Every year we try to start off the New Year by making resolutions that we hope to accomplish in the year to come. Usually when we hear “New Year’s Resolutions,” we think to lose weight, eat healthier and get more sleep. And while those are great goals, we came up with a few that will not only improve your life but possibly your insurance expenses as well.

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