It is no secret that winter driving in Colorado can be dangerous. Residents and visitors alike need to prepare for before the season and the next big storm hits. Each year, thousands of accidents in the state are the result of poor winter conditions. If you’ve just relocated from an area of the country that rarely sees winter storms, it is especially important to educate yourself. These tips will help you avoid a costly claim and keep your auto insurance rates low. Let’s look into winter driving in Colorado and how you can keep yourself safe on the road.
As COVID-19 radically changed the way we approached life in 2020, a disturbing trend emerged in the Denver metro area. After the stay at home order was enacted, Denver saw a 55% rise in car thefts. Needless to say, the pandemic has been a driving factor in the rise in theft. Even the lesser crime of catalytic converter theft is on the rise in Denver. Let’s dig into the reasons why we saw car thefts rise in Denver for 2020 and how you can protect yourself.
A frustrating crime associated with vehicles is on the rise in the US, and you need to know about it. The crime is catalytic converter theft. Unfortunately, it’s a real threat for vehicle owners who park on the street, and 2020 saw a big rise in thefts associated with catalytic converters. Denver is one of the cities seeing this rise as recently reported by CBS 4. Fortunately, you do have a few ways to protect yourself from this crime. Let’s examine why thieves are targeting these expensive car parts and what you can do about it.
As people struggle with recreation opportunities during the pandemic, camping and road trips are more popular than ever. Another area that is seeing a boom in interest is that of RV sales. Now that RV dealers have been allowed to open back up their gates to new customers, it’s harder than ever to find an RV in stock. For example, a Pueblo, CO RV dealer sold his entire yearly stock in less than two months, and now the lot sits mostly empty, waiting for new inventory. It’s easy to see why RV ownership has skyrocketed during the pandemic. The freedom of the open road and no concerns about using public facilities like bathrooms and hotels is a huge plus. This said, there are risks of owning a RV, particularly staying safe while driving it on the road. Let’s look at some safety tips to keep you and your family protected and healthy on your next road trip.
We have arrived at the fall season, but road trips are still a popular activity in 2020. Many people find the idea of a road trip far safer than climbing into a plane, and the open road has always presented epic destinations in the great expanse of the US. Here at Square State Insurance, we’re committed to providing the best rates on auto insurance to ensure our customers arrive safely wherever they go. When it comes to road trips and COVID-19, there is a lot to consider before you jump in the car. Let’s look at the essentials as you plan your getaway.
As the global pandemic rages on, more and more Colorado residents are worried about paying their bills. At the same time, unemployment rates are skyrocketing in the state. Just last week 105,000 Coloradans filed for unemployment. That’s more claims than all of 2019! There is no doubt it’s wise to be careful with our spending right now. Items like food, rent and utilities should be our primary focus. It only follows that some people are considering cancelling their auto insurance. After all, many of us aren’t driving very often. However, this is generally a risky and bad idea for most Coloradans. We’ve put together this article to help you find alternatives to cancelling your coverage. Don’t cancel auto insurance during Coronavirus, and here is why.
COVID-19 has disrupted the daily life of everyone in Colorado. As the stay at home order extends into April, many are struggling to make ends meet. But there is some good news during this crisis as well. Today we’d like to share some exciting news for our auto insurance customers. Our top three carriers are giving back in this crisis by providing 15% auto insurance refunds (or more) for April and May. Insurers all around the country have recognized that people are driving less right now. In response, the amount of accidents and claims have gone down significantly.
Insurers want to pass those savings on to you during this difficult time. For now, 15% of your April and May premiums (or more) will be refunded to you. However, future reductions could be coming after May as well. Find your current auto insurance company below to learn how you’ll receive 15% auto insurance refunds. (Hint: It requires no action on your part).
Today we’re going to talk about everyone’s favorite topic, saving money. That’s right, we’re hunting auto insurance discounts at Square State Insurance. While a Colorado-licensed broker is used to shopping policies for customers, it still pays to know what discounts are out there and if you can take advantage of them. Make no mistake. Insurance brokers love to save customers money. It’s one of the most rewarding parts of the job. If you ask about one of the following auto insurance discounts, we’ll do our best to find a policy that offers it. So let’s look at the most common auto discounts available to most customers.
Many of us consider fall to be our favorite season. The hot temperatures have subsided and the upcoming Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays are just around the corner. However fall is also the busiest time of the year for insurance claims. This is especially true for auto related claims. Bad weather, slick roads, increased shopping visits and holiday travel all contribute to higher than average claim rates during the fall season. Don’t fall victim to the rise in fall accidents. Check out our tips for safe fall driving in Colorado to ensure everyone has a happy and healthy season! Best of all, these tips will ensure your auto insurance rates stay low for the coming year.
It is common knowledge that valid insurance is required to operate a motor vehicle in a state like Colorado. However an astonishing amount of people still choose to drive without insurance. In fact, a recent Rocky Mountain Insurance Information Association study found that 16.2% of motorists in Colorado are driving without insurance. This is higher than the national average of 12.6%! So why are so many drivers choosing to break the law and forgo insurance? We won’t speculate as to the reasons people are breaking this important law. Instead today we will look at the problem a little closer and list some ways you can protect yourself from Colorado Uninsured Motorists.