February 2019 Newsletter – Should You Get Rental Car Insurance?

By Peter Brunelli on February 20, 2019

If you are planning a late winter or spring vacation, chances are you'll want the flexibility of access to a rental car. Many airlines and travel sites offer special travel deals that include discounted rates on rental cars that make it a very attractive option.

However, we get lots of questions from our customers concerning whether their own car insurance also covers them in a rental car...

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What Are Windshield Requirements in Massachusetts?

By Bob Keras on January 28, 2019

Massachusetts may be the sixth smallest state in the USA in terms of square miles. However with our large population, our drivers spend considerable time commuting to and from work, visiting friends and family, and doing errands. Obviously the more time a person spends on the road, the greater the chances of experiencing vehicle damage.  Windshield damage is one of the more common types of damage..

Topics: Car Insurance
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The Real Massachusetts RMV Website

By Bob Keras on October 21, 2018

Internet and cell phone apps have added a whole new dimension of convenience to our lives.  We can do our banking, pay bills or report claims right from our phones or laptops. But with this convenience has also come a deal of confusion created by private sites that "appear" to be genuine government sites and the goal of which is to make money from unsuspecting users.

It has been brought to our..

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RealID: What's The Difference?

By Bob Keras on May 18, 2018

Have you checked the expiration date on your Massachusetts drivers license lately? Do you use it as your ID when you travel by air, train or bus to get through security? 

As of October 2020, you will no longer be able to use your current license as your ID to board a plane in the U.S. or to enter a federal building.  Instead, you'll need your license to comply with the new federal RealID..

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Can I File an Insurance Claim for Pothole Damage?

By Bob Keras on April 11, 2018

This year's exceptionally rough weather is resulting in an unprecedented number of potholes on our roads and highways. According to the Car Care Council (carcare.org), the average motorist spends an average of $335 a year on damage caused by potholes.  Nationally, that amounts to more than $5 billion annually on repairs.

This time of year, we get the question, "Can I file a claim for damage..

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