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DIY car repairs: 5 tips to help you get started

Working on your car at home can help you save money on vehicle service. But before you get started, there are a few things to consider. From having the right tools to keeping detailed records, learn how to set yourself—and your vehicle—up for success. 1. Secure the necessary tools To start servicing your own car, you’ll need the tools for the job. Whether you buy...

Heading Out of Town? Remember These Driver Safety Tips

Americans love their road trips and head out in vast numbers to visit relatives, camp, fish, hunt, visit resorts and theme parks, or enjoy our beautiful country. Before you leave town on your road trip, take the time to review these driver safety tips – they could save a life. A Vehicle Check-Up Before any long trip, ensure your vehicle is in top running condition....

Comprehensive insurance: What you need to know

It’s important to understand what comprehensive insurance covers so you’re aware of all your auto insurance options. Including comprehensive insurance in your auto policy helps pay for repairs to your vehicle when incidents happen that aren’t collision-related and are outside of your control. Damage from hitting an animal represents 13 percent of all comprehensive insurance claims according to Dairyland® auto insurance data, making it one...

Arizona minimum insurance policy limit increases July 1, for drivers

If you currently hold an auto insurance policy in Arizona, changes are headed your way. Beginning July 1, Arizona’s minimum limit for auto insurance liability will increase from $15,000/$30,000/$10,000 to $25,000/$50,000/$15,000, due to Arizona SB 1087. Breaking down the minimum insurance coverage limits Minimum limit requirements contain three numbers. In Arizona’s case, the first two numbers, $25,000/$50,000, refer to bodily injury coverage and represent how...

Keeping your car safe during a hurricane

If you live in an area prone to hurricanes, part of being prepared is making sure your car is protected when a hurricane strikes. There are several steps you can take to help keep your car safe and get back on the road after the storm. Where should you park your car during a hurricane? As a hurricane approaches, choose a parking location that can...