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When to Repair or Replace a Damaged Windshield

When to Repair or Replace a Damaged Windshield

Whether you notice it when you first get in the car, or if it happens when you are driving, having a chipped, cracked, or damaged windshield can be a surprising and frustrating experience. Driving with any size chip or crack can compromise the safety of your...

Does Auto Insurance Cover Pothole Damage?

Does Auto Insurance Cover Pothole Damage?

There’s nothing worse than driving along and bam! You hit a pothole. Potholes can occur in any climate but happen frequently in the first few months of the year in regions of the country that experience snow, ice, and freezing temperatures. When water freezes, it...

What to Do When Your Car Breaks Down

What to Do When Your Car Breaks Down

Every car owner has experienced it at one time or another. While driving along the highway, a warning light comes on your dashboard, and suddenly, your car breaks down. Or maybe you hit something in the middle of the roadway and get a flat tire. In either case, a...

Celebrate the Holidays Safely: Don’t Drive Impaired

Celebrate the Holidays Safely: Don’t Drive Impaired

The holiday season is a time to be with loved ones and friends. Unfortunately, it’s also the time of year when many people are injured or killed due to impaired driving. A 2022 study by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) examined alcohol and...

School Bus Safety Tips

School Bus Safety Tips

If you send a child off to school each day, you probably have concerns for various reasons, especially if they ride a school bus. But did you know a school bus is one of the safest vehicles on the road? According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration...

How Will a Speeding Ticket Impact My Car Insurance?

How Will a Speeding Ticket Impact My Car Insurance?

If you recently received a speeding ticket, you may wonder how it will impact how much you pay for car insurance. Most insurance companies, including MAPFRE Insurance, take into account driving history when evaluating risk levels. If you have a clean driving record,...

How to Drive in Heavy Rain

How to Drive in Heavy Rain

No matter the season, we often have to deal with getting caught driving in the rain. While even light rainfall can cause challenges for drivers, heavy rain that causes deep puddles and limited visibility can severely impact overall traffic safety. How to drive in...

How to Find the Right Repair Shop

How to Find the Right Repair Shop

Whether you need new tires, exhaust system work or just need routine maintenance like an oil change, getting your vehicle back in working order should not be a headache. You’ll want to find a competent, trustworthy repair shop while also not breaking the bank. There...