How to Make Yourself More Visible to Cars When on a Motorcycle

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As a motorcyclist, your risk of being seriously injured in a crash is high. And even though most people, including insurance adjusters, like to blame motorcyclists for their own accidents, you’re most likely to crash because a driver of a car, truck, or SUV wasn’t […]

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What NOT to Say to an Insurance Adjuster After an Accident

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After a car wreck, you are typically required to notify your insurance company of the crash regardless of who was at fault. And if you were not at fault, you will probably be contacted by the other driver’s insurance as well. The insurance companies will […]

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How Much UIM Auto Insurance Do I Need?

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UIM stands for “uninsured/underinsured motorist,” and is one of the most important forms of auto insurance coverage you can get. Although Georgia and Alabama, like most states, only require drivers to purchase liability insurance to legally drive a car, we urge all drivers to purchase […]

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How Much Auto Insurance Do I Need?

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Most states require drivers to carry auto insurance if they own a vehicle. This is because if you cause an accident that results in property damage or injuries, you are financially liable for those damages and the state wants to make sure you have a […]

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What are Alabama’s Laws About Texting and Driving in 2021?

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Distracted driving is a serious problem wherever you go, and while texting and driving isn’t the only form of distracted driving, it’s definitely one of the major ones! Alabama has had laws since 2012 prohibiting texting while driving as well as searching the internet on […]

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Is My Car Totaled If the Airbags Deploy?

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Many people believe, and have likely been told, that if the airbags go off after a crash, the vehicle is automatically considered a total loss. This is not true. While a crash that is severe enough to set off the airbags will usually cause enough […]

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What Are Georgia’s Laws About Texting and Driving?

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Because laws about how you can use your phone in your car vary from state to state, it can seem like a gray area of whether calling or texting while driving is actually illegal, or simply a bad idea. If you weren’t paying close attention, […]

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How Do I Know If I Have Whiplash After a Car Accident?

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Whiplash: no, it’s not an official medical term, but it’s a very real condition nonetheless. Whiplash refers to neck injuries that typically occur in rear-end auto collisions that cause victims’ heads to violently jerk forward and backward from the sudden acceleration of being struck. Before […]

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What to Do After an Out-of-Town Auto Wreck

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Getting into a car accident is a nightmare even when there are no injuries and only minimal damage. Getting into an accident when you are out of town, especially if you get hurt, is a disaster scenario. And with the holiday season here, many people […]

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It’s Older Driver Safety Awareness Week

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Each day, on average, around 20 older adults die and an additional 700 are injured in vehicle crashes. Older Driver Safety Awareness Week is observed from December 7-11 in 2020, and it’s an opportunity to think about how the actions of older drivers affect us […]

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