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Why We’re Passionate About Hagerty Insurance for Your Classics

Whether you own a classic or antique, Hagerty Insurance can insure your cars, trucks, boats, and motorcycles. They can even insure classic military vehicles, antique tractors, modified vehicles, collector trailers, motorsports vehicles and a business that serves the collector car community. Why Hagerty®? At Hagerty, they're as passionate about classics as their clients are. Their [...]

Ride Sharing: Currently a Very High Risk

We sometimes get calls about ridesharing services like Uber. I'll write more about this in the future. There is current legislation being introduced in Georgia, but today it's 'rider and driver beware'. There is little to no regulation for this industry in the area of driver background check, vehicle inspection and insurance. Passengers are at [...]

Drinking, Texting, Driving — Don’t Count on Being Lucky

It’s March already! March is the month many associate with St. Patrick’s Day and all things Irish, including luck. Dictionary.com defines luck as: “… operating by chance to bring good or ill to a person.” Luck doesn’t seem to have any middle ground, it’s either Good or Bad. In many cases, luck gets the credit [...]

… When borrowing or loaning a car?

Am I Covered? a series by Mountain Lakes Insurance We often get questions like “I’m borrowing my friend’s car … am I covered?” or “My friend wants to borrow my car… will their insurance cover my car?” or “I’m thinking about letting my daughter’s boyfriend drive our car to the prom, will HIS insurance cover [...]

Is your collector or classic car insured properly?

by Reid Miegel If your collector or classic car is insured on the same auto insurance policy as your daily use vehicle, it may not be insured properly, and your valuable investment may be at risk. Most standard auto policies will insure vehicles on an actual cash value (ACV) basis, which is a depreciated value. [...]

The Least Expensive Cars to Insure of 2014

The list of the least expensive cars to insure of 2014 is largely dominated by SUVs and minivans. Why is that? Insure.com explains that family-friendly SUVs and minivans are made for safely transporting children, therefore drivers of these vehicles are among the least likely to speed, crash, or have an insurance claim. Seven of the [...]

Georgia Teen Driver OverviewImportant Information for Georgia Teen Drivers and Their Parents

Those first driving lessons bring a wide range of emotions. The teenager sits in the driver's seat, fastens the seatbelt, starts the car, grips the steering wheel at 9 and 3, and then shifts the car into DRIVE with an accelerated heartrate, a little nervous sweat, and a slight grin. The teenager's parent watches from [...]

Georgia Teen Driver, Part 1:Getting a Driver’s Permit

Class CP Instructional Permit In the state of Georgia, you must be at least 15 years old to apply for a driver's permit, otherwise known as a Class CP instructional permit. Before heading to the Georgia Department of Driver Services (DDS), you will need to pull together some documents - things like... birth certificate, US [...]