Central Insurance

Archives


It’s Fall – Oh Deer!

The temperatures have gotten cooler, and the trees are vibrant with color! It is a beautiful time of year. Fall also means animal-related car accidents are likely to rise. Between October and December, the annual deer breeding season (known as…

Read More

Dress for Safety this Halloween

As the temperatures lower and we start to enter into the fall season, one of my favorite holidays is approaching: Halloween. I remember as a kid the excitement that would build each week as it approached. Being able to dress-up…

Read More

What’s Mine Is Yours…for A Fee

The sharing economy is a term that describes the peer-to-peer economic model in which individuals can rent or borrow assets (goods and services) owned by someone else. Other names include the gig economy and access economy. While the practice is…

Read More

Smart Tips for Parents of Teen Drivers

Adding a young driver to an auto insurance policy can cause sticker shock for a parent. According to InsuranceQuotes.com, a rate comparison site, adding a single teenager to a policy caused annual premiums to increase an average of 78%, or…

Read More

Common Misconceptions about the Personal Umbrella Policy

One thing I’ve learned over the years is there are several common misconceptions regarding personal umbrella insurance policies. In some cases, people who have one think it provides a blanket limit of protection but are often unclear as to how…

Read More

Lessons Learned in Road Safety

Summer is my favorite time of year. I have great memories of summer breaks from school and family road trips.  I remember when I turned 16 and got my driver’s license!  My family and I went to Florida to see…

Read More

Precious Cargo: Keeping Your Children Safe in the Car

Every 33 seconds, a child is involved in a car crash. [1] Car crashes continue to be a leading cause of death of children in the United States. [2] An average of 11 children per week died in motor vehicle…

Read More

Battery Safe Than Sorry

In September of 2017, the energy company Tesla will unveil an all-electric semi-truck powered by a battery. I found it interesting that something as massive as a freightliner could run on a battery. What was science fiction a decade ago…

Read More

What’s Driving My Personal Auto Insurance Rates?

If you drive a vehicle, you are required by law to have insurance. But why do we need it?

Read More

Auto Insurance: Beyond the Basics

Auto insurance and the value of your car is always a hot topic. It seems every TV, billboard, and radio ad has promised to solve your auto insurance needs. One ad says that you won’t be driving around in three quarters…

Read More