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20 04, 2015

Do you know what Hydroplaning is and how to avoid it?

By | 2016-06-08T21:05:22+00:00 April 20th, 2015|

What is hydroplaning?   April showers may bring May flowers but did you know they can also cause more accidents? Aquaplaning or Hydroplaning occurs when driving on wet roads, and can happen in an instant. When your vehicle hydroplanes, your vehicle completely loses contact with the road and is actually riding on the water. In [...]

27 03, 2015

New Resolutions at Spring Time!

By | 2017-04-23T20:22:23+00:00 March 27th, 2015|

A lot of you had an Official “New Year’s Resolution list which has gone by the wayside, but isn’t Spring the real start of the year? – The time of renewal! Let’s make some Spring Resolutions for safe driving – only let’s actually follow through with these! No more distracted driving It’s not always a [...]

10 01, 2015

Car Maintenance

By | 2016-06-10T11:03:46+00:00 January 10th, 2015|

If you love your car as much as most people do, you’ll want to take care of it, but how much do you really know about car maintenance and warning signs? Here are a few basic maintenance and cleaning tips to keep your car in good shape. Rotating Tires about every 5,000 miles can help even out [...]

25 11, 2014

Terrific Turkey!

By | 2017-04-23T20:22:24+00:00 November 25th, 2014|

Year after year on the fourth Thursday of November our families sit down with family and friends to enjoy a homemade turkey dinner. Whether it’s baked in the oven, or fried outdoors, turkey on Thanksgiving is as American as fireworks on the 4th of July, armed with our top 10 Turkey Tips, you’ll come out [...]

3 11, 2014

9 Tips to Reduce your Heating Bills

By | 2017-04-23T20:22:24+00:00 November 3rd, 2014|

Even during the winter, you can slash your energy bills without sacrificing comfort. Who wouldn’t want to do that?! These tips can cut your heating bill by 20% or more, and none takes more than 30 minutes to complete. Plus, the materials are mostly inexpensive to buy and install, so you’ll see a quick return [...]

14 05, 2014

Be Ready for the Road Mishaps!

By | 2016-06-08T21:06:55+00:00 May 14th, 2014|

Summer time is sneaking up on us!! A time for Reno Aces Ball Games, Backyard BBQ s, and of course those family weekend getaways that we all have been looking forward to, time to contact all your friends and family, fill up the tank and get on the road, but wait before you go, be [...]

28 03, 2014

Row Row Row your Boat!

By | 2017-04-23T20:22:24+00:00 March 28th, 2014|

It’s not a secret, one of the greatest things about living in Northern Nevada is how close we are to one of the most amazing lakes in the world, with its crystal clear waters, stunning surrounding landscape and fun in the sun activities, Lake Tahoe is the place to be this summer! When you’re getting [...]

19 03, 2014

Teen Drivers in the Family? Check out our Blog!

By | 2016-06-08T21:07:31+00:00 March 19th, 2014|

Can you remember how exciting it was for you when you finally got your license or better yet when you got your first car? I sure can! It is key to understand the insurance world before you set foot in, anyone under 25 years of age is automatically going to pay higher rates than those [...]

25 02, 2014

Major Distractions when Driving

By | 2017-04-23T20:22:24+00:00 February 25th, 2014|

Driving a car requires physical and mental demand, not only does it require coordination and reflexes, it also requires rapid assessment skills and good judgment. Automakers have spent years making our autos comfortable and safer to drive, installing everything from rear view mirrors to automatic transmissions to cruise control, but despite all their efforts some drivers [...]

29 01, 2014

New Car with Tax Return? Make sure to Insure it properly!

By | 2017-04-23T20:22:24+00:00 January 29th, 2014|

It’s about that time again, a little extra in your pocket and what’s better than a new car? It’s no secret all states require you to be financially responsible when driving a car – most require you to purchase at least a minimum amount of liability coverage in case you cause an accident that causes [...]