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Does My Auto Insurance Cover My Trailer?

Naturally, you have personal car insurance coverage to protect your investment in your vehicle and to shield you from liability in case of a crash. But what about car accessories such as utility or travel trailers? If you own a trailer, is it automatically covered under the same policy? The answer, generally speaking, is that most auto insurance policies will provide liability coverage for a...

Auto Safety Features: The Good. The Helpful. The Annoying?

If you have purchased a car in the last four years, you’ve probably noticed several new features designed to help protect you on the roadway. And thanks to that advanced engineering and technology, today’s cars are safer than ever. (Having the right auto insurance can protect you on the road, too.) An analysis by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) and the Highway Loss...

40 Road Trip Games & Activities

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, vacation travel is bound to look different than usual. In the name of social distancing, that may mean trading a crowded airplane cabin for the adventure of a summer road trip. (That's one more reason to give your auto insurance a checkup, if it's been a while.) Of course, the biggest sacrifice in traveling by car is the extra time...

How Is Contractors General Liability Insurance Different From Standard Commercial Liability Insurance?

Any business needs general liability insurance. Contractors, subcontractors, and independent tradesmen need this type of coverage, not only to protect their business, but often as a requirement for the job. Trades that need contractors general liability insurance include construction, carpenters, plumbers, electricians, painters, and masons. What Is Standard Commercial Liability Insurance? Commercial general liability (CGL) insurance protects a business from financial loss due to liability...

Share Your Driving Data To Potentially Help Lower Business Auto Insurance Costs

EnRoute, Erie Insurance’s commercial telematics program, makes it easy for business auto insurance customers to share their driving data and thereby potentially lower business auto premiums and reduce driving risk. EnRoute uses driving and vehicle data from telematics devices to help business owners recognize how choices, such as routes, driver actions, and the types of vehicles driven, affect driving performance and safety. The program works with...