Topic Archives: Auto Insurance

Jan 24, 2019, 8:29 AM
Winter is the absolute worst time for a car battery to go. When temperatures drop to near or below zero, it is common for drivers to get stuck with a car that won’t start. This is because your car battery loses 33% of its power during the cold winter months, making it susceptible to failure. To prevent a dead battery in the middle of winter, your car’s battery needs its own care and maintenance.
Nov 15, 2018, 2:48 PM
Maybe you’ve been there before. Something changed in your life – you bought a new car, moved into a new neighborhood or started a new job...then, one day, you notice what you pay for auto insurance changes. Why does that happen? Ultimately, what ends up on your insurance bill depends largely on both what you drive and how you drive… as well as other things related to your overall life. While every insurer handles things a little differently, here are the most common things that affect the price of your auto premium.
Nov 1, 2018, 1:05 PM
The start of fall brings a lot of welcome things: a new school year, cooler temps and changing leaves. You may not notice it right away, but your daily commute is affected by the shorter days and changing weather, too. (For example: Did you know wet leaves can be as slippery as ice?) Stay alert this fall. Here are the top things to look out for when you’re on the road:
Oct 2, 2018, 2:09 PM
An unexpected car accident can leave you feeling a bit scattered. That's why it's important to brush up on post-accident procedures now, when you're good and levelheaded. This 7-step guide can help make the moments after an accident less stressful — and the claims process a whole lot smoother.
Aug 27, 2018, 10:53 AM
You walk out the door, ready to start your day. Then your heart sinks as you notice broken glass surrounding your car. Unfortunately, you’re not alone. A car break-in is a scene that too many Americans encounter each year. And after those initial feelings of shock and disappointment subside, you may be left wondering what to do next.
Jun 25, 2018, 3:29 PM
Ah, there’s nothing like that new car feeling when you buy a car -- that distinct new car smell and the lush interior. The techy gadgets and the sweet sound system. But after you finish selecting all the options you want, there’s one more you might consider. And that’s a small add-on to your auto insurance policy.
Jun 13, 2018, 10:49 AM
Keeping your kids safe is important to us. Yet cars and roads are full of distractions that lead to unsafe driving behaviors, especially for young drivers who are less experience.
Apr 18, 2018, 11:31 AM
Of the more than 172,000 people killed in car crashes over the past five years, one in 10 were in crashes where at least one of the drivers involved was distracted. These statistics come from data analyzed by Erie Insurance housed in the Fatality Analysis Reporting System, a nationwide census of fatal motor vehicle traffic crashes maintained by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Erie Insurance consulted with the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety in its analysis.