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Posted on 12/08/2011 at 12:00 am | Viewed 7,107 times
More than 70 million drivers in the U.S. potentially are leaving car insurance savings on the table by not taking advantage of usage-based insurance programs that reward drivers who drive safely and during safe times of the day.
More and more carriers are providing usage-based or mileage-based insurance options, including telematic systems...
Posted on 12/02/2011 at 12:00 am | Viewed 5,063 times
You can protect your home and property from expensive oil spills by doing some fairly easy fixes. If your tank is outside, is it protected from falling ice and snow? Is it on a slab so that it will not tip as the ground thaws and freezes. For more information please go to the State of Maine's site: ...
Posted on 10/14/2011 at 03:30 pm | Viewed 4,014 times
The Insurance Corporation of British Columbia, a Canadian auto insurer, released last week a list of top excuses from local motorists when they were caught using handheld cellphones while driving. The insurer compiled the information with help from the local police department.
1. This is a bogus law.
2. It was my boss on the phone – I had to...
Posted on 10/14/2011 at 03:00 pm | Viewed 3,479 times
How to work with your children to make a fire escape plan, from NFPA so that you are prepared in an emergency!
Posted on 09/15/2011 at 11:00 pm | Viewed 3,645 times
Safe and Low Mileage drivers can save up to 30% with the new SnapshotSM discount from Progressive.
A business traveler who parks her car a the airport several days a week. A city-dweller who only drives on the weekends. A retiree who no longer commutes several hours in stop and go traffic. A defensive driver who avoids hard braking and late...
Posted on 08/03/2011 at 02:00 pm | Viewed 4,033 times
How does the vehicle rate in the safety testing department - who should you listen to?http://www.edmunds.com/car-safety/sorting-out-the-vehicle-safety-testing-programs.html
The National Insurance Crime Bureau has a web page where you can search the NCIB's database using the Vehicle's Identification number to find out whether it has been...
Posted on 07/01/2011 at 12:00 am | Viewed 4,687 times
Flo from Progressive Insurance is visiting her friends at E.C. Moran Insurance in Rockland and travelling around MidCoast Maine this summer….Where will she go? Join E.C. Moran and Flo on Facebook then Follow Flo on VillageSoup as she travels to her next destination and win some exciting prizes. Each weekday we’ll post a photo showing a...
Posted on 06/20/2011 at 09:30 am | Viewed 3,201 times
Maine recently became the 33rd State in the country to ban texting while driving. LD736 includes: sending electronic messages including texts, emails or instant messages from a mobile device while driving. The law goes into effect in September, and there is a minimum fine of $100. In addition to the fine, violators could possibly see an...
Posted on 05/04/2011 at 12:00 pm | Viewed 3,690 times
Following are five insurance myths heard by some of the more than 13,000 claims people at Progressive, one of the country’s largest auto insurance companies:
Myth: I bought “full coverage” so everything’s paid for.
Reality: There is no such thing as “full coverage.” In most states, only liability insurance is mandatory. There are a lot of...
Posted on 04/28/2011 at 05:00 pm | Viewed 3,408 times
Most people choose their insurances by what is required. Your Auto loss payee requires coverage on the car, your mortgagee requires Homeowners insurance. But what about your personal belongings that are important to you? Know what is in your home, according to the National Association of Insurance Commissioners, (NAIC):
"One of the best...