Insurance verification required

In the middle of February the Rhode Island DMV will begin sending out Request for Insurance Verification letters. The purpose is to require you to prove that you have Liability Insurance on your vehicle. When you get this letter you should provide it to your insurance...

Stored cars need insurance, too

“Stored” cars must be insured too if they are registered. Many people take cars off the road for extended periods for a variety of reasons: I don’t want to drive it in the winter; I’m going to “restore” it; I’m being assigned to a remote location and can’t take it...

Don’t lend out your car

Don’t lend out your insurance! Crazy?  Not at all. Most of us have let a friend or relative borrow our car occasionally, and have thought nothing of it. But, do you know that when you let someone other than yourself and your wife or children drive your car you are...

6 More Winter Driving Tips

1. Drive Tall!  Sit straight and tall in your seat.  This helps you see vehicles coming from the opposite direction as early as possible so you can take evasive action as early as possible when necessary. 2. Keep your hands in the 10 and 2 positions!  Your control of...

Car Maintenance – the forgotten task

Many years ago our cars were a little like needy children. They demanded that you care for them and give them what they needed or they would rebel and simply quit on you. While those days are long gone, the need for maintaining you vehicle has not disappeared...