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What is a driving record and what does it track?

Your driving record tracks your driving history and can affect your car insurance rates. Learn more about what a driving record is and what it tracks.

by  Jen Phillips on Feb 18, 2020

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10 Signs that it's time to shop for car insurance

Shopping around for car insurance and switching companies could save you hundreds of dollars. When is the last time you shopped for car insurance? Here are 10 signs that it's time to.

by  Jen Phillips on Dec 27, 2019

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How long does a speeding ticket stay on your record?

A speeding ticket can add points to your license and cause your car insurance rates to increase. Here’s how long a speeding ticket stays on your record.

by  Alison Tobin on Dec 16, 2019

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How long does a DUI stay on your record?

The length of time a DUI will affect a person’s driving record varies by state. In most cases, a DUI will impact a driving record for anywhere from five to 10 years.

by  Jen Phillips on Dec 02, 2019

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Why is car insurance so expensive?

Car insurance is expensive because of unique factors in your risk profile. For example, if you've had an accident in the past three years or live in an area with a lot of claims, your auto insurance rates will be more expensive.

by  Laura D. Adams on Nov 04, 2019

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What is considered a clean driving record?

A driver who doesn't have any driving violations or accidents is considered to have a clean driving record. Violations or accidents affect your insurance premiums for a certain number of years, depending on the violation and state you live in.

by  Jen Phillips on Oct 03, 2019

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Does a speeding ticket affect your car insurance rates?

A speeding ticket typically affects your insurance rates for around three years. Here’s how much it typically increases your rates by company.

by  Chris Tepedino on Jul 10, 2019

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How to get cheap car insurance: 14 ways to lower your auto insurance rates

Take advantage of these 14 ways to get cheaper car insurance and stop paying too much for your auto insurance.

by  Alison Tobin on Apr 29, 2019

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DUI vs. DWI: What’s the difference?

A DUI (driving under the influence) is typically a lesser charge with a lower BAC while a DWI (driving while impaired/intoxicated) is a more serious charge.

by  Alison Tobin on Feb 27, 2019

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What is SR-22 Insurance?

An SR-22 is a document you file with your state to prove you meet the minimum car insurance coverages required by law in your state. See why you may need it.

by  Alison Tobin on Dec 03, 2018

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What is non-standard auto insurance?

Non-standard drivers are considered the riskiest drivers to insure. See what reasons you may deemed non-standard by an insurance company.

by  Maddie O'Leary on Nov 19, 2018

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5 Tips to lower your motorcycle insurance cost

Many factors determine the your motorcycle insurance cost. Learn 5 tips to save money on your motorcycle insurance.

by  Alison Tobin on Nov 08, 2018

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