Category Archives: Automobile

Reducing Michigan Auto Insurance Rates

High premiums in Michigan’s auto insurance market may lead to more uninsured drivers.    More affordable choices may be available if PIP coverage options become a possibility.  Read more to understand how these items are related to how much you are … Continue reading

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Back To School Safety Checklist

The children went back to school a couple of weeks ago.  Here are some timely reminders on how to keep them safe. Eileen Evans Jankowski, CIC Transportation Safety Whether children walk, ride their bicycle or take the bus to school, … Continue reading

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Loss Control Safety Techniques: Avoiding Rear-End Collisions

Here are some driving tips that may help you avoid a rear end collision. Joan Liebrock Rear-end collisions are very costly, and they have the capacity to cause serious injury. Like all accidents, however, they are also preventable. To ensure … Continue reading

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Watch Out When You’re Backing Up!

Accidents while backing up are very common.  Be aware of ways to avoid this kind of loss. Sharon Childers, CIC Many auto accidents occur when we back up. Since the risks are higher for accidents while backing, take special care … Continue reading

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Driver Fatigue

As you embark on summer trips, be sure to be well rested to avoid the dangers associated with fatigued drivers. Sharon Childers, CIC, CWCA A fatigued driver is a dangerous driver. Each year, thousands of accidents occur as a result … Continue reading

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Motorcyclists praise ‘freedom’ helmet law repeal brings, others concerned

There is a new law in Michigan regarding the helmet requirement for motorcyclists.  This article explains the conditions that must be met. Joan Liebrock, CIC Lansing— Motorcyclists can let their hair blow in the wind in Michigan starting today after … Continue reading

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Michigan Auto Insurers: Costs Rising and Market Hardening

What does unlimited PIP benefits mean to you, the consumer, and to the insurance industry?  Read on for problems associated with the coverage currently offered in Michigan. Eileen Evans Jankowski, CIC A sharp escalation in recent years in medical costs … Continue reading

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