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Car Wash Insurance Policy Information

Car Wash Insurance Policy Information Car Wash Insurance. Car washes provide facilities for cleaning automobiles and other motor vehicles. Some are drive-through with either partially or fully automated conveyance of the vehicle throughout the operation. Hand washing, waxing, or interior cleaning of the vehicle may be offered, with customers sent to a waiting area. Damage to the customers' vehicles is the primary exposure as machinery...

Do I Need Specialty Disaster Insurance If I Already Have Commercial Property Insurance?

Every business needs commercial property insurance. It protects your building and property inside the building, as well as fences, outdoor signs, and other exterior fixtures. But if you live in a flood zone or an area prone to earthquakes or other natural disasters, commercial property insurance may not be enough. You may need to purchase additional specialty disaster insurance to provide the protection your business...

When Do My Kids Need Their Own Car Insurance Policy?

Eventually, the time comes for chicks to leave the nest. When children leave home, it often goes through several phases. Kids turn 18, graduate from high school, and may go off to college, but their parents are still providing support in many ways. At what age does a child need his or her own auto insurance policy? That depends on where your child is living...

How to lower your car insurance

Make sure you’re getting all the discounts for which you qualify Don’t pay for more car insurance than you need Consider a cheaper car next time Get married!   Many factors, large and small, help auto insurance companies determine how much they charge for policies, beginning with the types of vehicles being insured. It should come as no surprise that insurers charge more to cover...

Understanding Kidnap & Ransom Insurance

Kidnapping for ransom is a lucrative business for perpetrators and more prevalent than you may think. The Insurance Information Institute (III) reports that kidnapping for ransom is on the increase. Prime targets are wealthy businesspeople and their families, professionals traveling abroad, journalists, and aid workers. Most kidnappings of Americans for ransom or extortion occur in Mexico, Columbia, Central or South American countries, parts of Africa,...