Seattle Car Drivers Beware of the Under and Uninsured

April 7, 2011 by · 2 Comments 

It’s risky driving a car in Seattle. Right now in Washington state, there are anywhere from 20% to 30% of driver’s who don’t have current insurance. To compound that number, many more only carry the state’s minimum requirements. This means that the likely hood of an accident involving someone who doesn’t have any or enough insurance is quite high. This is where Uninsured and Underinsured Motorist coverage comes into play. However, this is the most misunderstood and often overlooked coverage. There are a couple of different reasons for this. It’s an optional coverage, Washington State doesn’t require it, nor does any banks or lien holders. So how does this coverage apply any why is it so important? Read more

Progressive Insurance VIP Service for Seattle Car Drivers

May 23, 2009 by · 5 Comments 

progressive-service-centerWhen you think of concierge service, images of the helpful attendant at the Bellagio or the Four Seasons comes to mind. Did you need last minute tickets to Cirque Du Soleil? No problem, just call the concierge and he can hook it up! Read more

Washington Cracks the Top 10 in Uninsured Motorists!

February 16, 2009 by · 1 Comment 

‘What do you mean you don’t have any insurance?’

If you’ve ever uttered this phrase after a car accident, chances are you weren’t happy about it. Surprisingly this happens a lot in the state of Washington.

According to the Insurance Research Council, in 2007 Washington had the 10th highest uninsured motorist rate in the entire country. The national average for uninsured motorists was at a rate of 13.8% in 2007, with the state of Washington owning a rate of 16%. Read more

Don’t be at Fault: How to Prevent Insurance Hikes

October 29, 2008 by · 1 Comment 

Next to a visit to the dentist, getting into a car accident ranks as one of the most aggravating experiences to be in. Police reports, repairs, injuries and even court appearances make life miserable enough, but the coup de grace is learning that your insurance rates have been jacked up. Read more

Auto Insurance and PIP, Who Needs it?

October 27, 2008 by · 19 Comments 

Most drivers never look through their auto insurance policies. It’s understandable considering it’s full of jargon and legalese. However over the years, there’s been a debate on a three letter word found in most Washington car insurance policies; PIP. Read more

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