In a recent blog by Cars Insurance Savings, the writer mentioned seven things about a car that influences the cost of auto insurance. Before buying a car, it is important to make sure of some things because they can incur a lot of cost. To be brief, here are the seven things that car owners need to make sure: Find out how much repairs would cost: If the car is a foreign and fancy one, it can cost you a lot to repair it! This translates to a high premium for the auto insurance. Be sure that your car … (more) January 16, 2015

  • What to do if you have Takata killer airbags

    by Richard Burton
    What to do if you have Takata killer airbags

    National Highway Traffic Safety Administration announced last Monday that almost 5 million cars sold in USA should be recalled because of potentially deadly flow in their airbag safety systems. Car manufacturers reacted quickly and added a few millions more, making it almost 8 million vehicles long list that should be recalled and have their Takata airbags replaced. The danger that airbags present The problem with these “killer” airbags lies in the fact that while deploying they may tear up their brackets taking with them smaller shrapnel pieces of plastic and metal which could cause lethal wounds … (more) November 4, 2014

  • Top rated models for the next year

    by Richard Burton
    Top rated models for the next year

    Automobile manufacturers are not always eager to implement enough safety measures to new models as much as they like to advertise. Luckily, consumers do have allies in form of National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) to provide safety guidelines, run crash tests, make recalls and rate each model separately. Automobile accidents and crashes are parts of our lives even with those drivers considered to be extra careful. IIHS tests each model through series of crashes and situations in which car gets rolled over, hits various objects on the road or collide with another … (more) September 23, 2014

  • Oregon Owners of ‘Wrecked’ Cars May Get More Info Due To New Law

    by Jeanny Hopper
    Oregon Owners of ‘Wrecked’ Cars May Get More Info Due To New Law

    In an effort to urge Oregon residents and insurers about ‘new’ rights in the event that their car gets totaled in an accident, the state’s Department of Consumer and Business Services (DCBS) issued a reminder last week. Taking effect earlier this month, House Bill 2190 permits car owners to obtain more information for the purpose of greater leverage whenever a settlement for a totaled car is in the middle of negotiation. The DCBS reported that this new law compels insurers to take several considerations. First, drivers should be provided with a written notice that outlines the total loss which includes … (more) January 28, 2010