4 need to know answers when insuring a new vehicle

So you're ready for a new ride. 

You've researched gas mileage, reliability, performance, and safety. You even know what color you want. But did you consider the insurance costs and the steps you need to take to make sure that new vehicle is properly covered before you leave the lot?

Here are some questions you'll want to answer before the car dealer hands over the keys. 

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Fact or fiction? The top 4 myths of renters' insurance debunked

Whether you live in an apartment, house, or duplex, if you're renting, it's a good idea to get renters' insurance even if your landlord doesn't require it. Why? Accidents happen, and oftentimes, they're out of your control. 

There are many things that hold people back from purchasing a renters' policy. Allow us to myth-bust a few of the biggest reasons: 

 

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Know the 7 rules of the road for bicyclists

Biking to work, for exercise, or just to enjoy the beautiful weather is a great spring and summer activity. Did you know though, that no matter where you ride, your bike is considered a vehicle? Because bikes share the road with motorists, it's important to be aware of your surroundings at all times. 

In general, follow these seven guidelines any time you're biking to stay safe on the road. 

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5 tips to keep your car running smoothly this spring

While many associate spring with a deep clean of your home, it's also a good idea to use the change in season to spring clean your vehicle. Winter can take a heavy toll on our cars, both in terms of appearance and driving capabilities.

Take advantage of the warmer weather and perform these routine maintenance practices on your vehicle so it's ready to hit the open road in style. 

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Maintain your tires for a safer, smoother drive

Tires are a crucial part of your day-to-day travels, but they can be easily overlooked when you're inspecting your car. It's important to note, however; that there are significant benefits to checking them frequently – including better fuel economy, a safer drive, and easier handling of your device. 

Follow these tips to ensure a smooth ride.  

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