Tag: car insurance

Understand Your Credit Score and Your Car Insurance Rate

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Do you understand your credit score and your car insurance rate? This time of year is often regarded as the car-buying season. The new models are headed to the dealerships, some teens and college-aged students have saved enough for their down payment, reconditioned used cars are readily available, and maybe your present car is ready to die. With the excitement of test driving different models, remember your “new” car will…

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How Will Driverless Cars Change the Insurance Landscape?

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Today, when you get behind the wheel, drivers assume a certain level of accountability. You know that it’s important to obey local traffic laws and regulations to protect yourself and others on the road. And, you likely take responsibility for your financial considerations, too. By taking out an automobile insurance policy, you’re safeguarding your personal investment and protecting yourself from potential legal liabilities as well. Though, how will your personal…

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4 Car Safety Features That Can Help Save You Money (And Your Life)

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Businessman driving a car

With more than 253 million cars and trucks on the road, it’s no surprise that car accidents are becoming an increasingly common occurrence. In fact, if the trend continues, road traffic injuries are projected to become the fifth leading cause of death by 2030. Propelling this trend, in large part, is the fact that so many people can’t put their phones down – even while driving. Distracted driving is playing…

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Vehicle Maintenance Tips to Prevent Automobile Accidents

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Vehicle Maintenance Tips

From self-driving cars to rear-view cameras, the automotive industry continues to make substantial investments in new technology designed to keep us all safer on the road. It’s important to remember, though, that you can take automobile safety into your own hands. By conducting routine vehicle maintenance and adopting some simple strategies to keep your automobile working smoothly, you can avoid unnecessary fender-benders. You don’t have to spend a lot of…

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Fast Six

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photo credit: 1968 Dodge Charger R/T | Scott Crawford This May 24th, Fast & Furious 6 comes out in theaters. All those shiny cars driving fast may look appealing however; did you know that the type of car you drive can affect your auto insurance? When I was looking at cars to purchase after getting my license, I wanted a Volkswagen Jetta. I was informed that particular vehicle would be more…

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Knoxville Health Insurance – An Inside Look

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photo credit: Lee Nachtigal Had a meeting with a health insurance company rep. who gave me a few nuggets of inside info… Takeaway thought: RX Copayments & Physician Office visit Copayments are to Health Insurance as Oil Change Copayments & Engine Tune up Copayments are to Car Insurance. If you utilize your car insurance your premium will go up… if you utilize it too much the company will drop you…

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Knoxville Auto Insurance

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So we decided to try something a little more personal.  Alex Oliver from JAOPRO has helped us create a Knoxville Auto Insurance video series.  This series will begin with a journey through Downtown Knoxville and end at Barley’s in the Old City where a discussion takes place about our car insurance program.  Enjoy, let us know what you think.

Ridiculous Claim of the Week

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photo credit: I am K.E.B Here are a couple ridiculous car insurance claims including one in nearby Gatinburg, Tennessee; a short drive from the John Bailey Company Office.

“Safe” vehicles

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photo credit: ISSAC PHOTO / 你見我所見 Curious as to how certain cars cost more to insure than others? How do insurance companies decide which cars are more of a risk than others? Here in Knoxville, the answer is the same as anywhere else. There are certain crash testings, guidelines, and reports that are released on all makes and models of certain vehicles. Click Here to read one of the latest…

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