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Uninsured Motorist Levels Are on the Rise

There’s another unfortunate side of the economic downturn that impacts every driver on the road: The number of underinsured or uninsured motorists is expected to rise. According to a recent study from Insurance Research Council, about one in six drivers across the United States may be driving uninsured by 2010. This means responsible drivers who purchase insurance may end up paying for injuries caused by uninsured drivers. If you haven’t reviewed your liability coverage in the last two years, now is a good time to revisit your auto coverage to ensure you avoid extra costs after an accident. We’re happy to help – and we can often increase your coverages without a significant increase in premi

Top Tips for Boat Trailer Safety

There are many reasons to love the sport of boating – it can be relaxing, exciting, entertaining and even rejuvenating. But hauling a boat on a trailer and launching it at the busy launch ramp can have its challenges. In fact, it can be downright stressful and dangerous and is often wrought with mishaps. It’s not too early to start getting your boat trailer in tip-top shape. To help make sure you can haul your boat to its destination and into the water smoothly, check out this basic trailering checklist from discoverboating.com. Before you tow your boat trailer, be sure: Coupler, hitch and hitch ball are of the same size Coupler and safety chains are safely secured to the hitch of the tow ve

 

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