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Category: Keeping your Rates Low

A Guide to Car Smells & What they say about your Engine
04 Mar
2019
Keeping your Rates Low, Tips & Ideas

A Guide to Car Smells & What they say about your Engine

by Rosa Parsons

If there’s a strange odor coming from your car, it could be something you spilled or something you drove over, but it also could be that something is wrong with your car. Part of being a responsible driver is knowing what to look for and knowing when your car needs to be checked out by … Continue reading A Guide to Car Smells & What they say about your Engine ...

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Factors That Can Impact NYC Auto Insurance Rates
08 Feb
2019
Helpful Tips & Ideas, Keeping your Rates Low

Factors That Can Impact NYC Auto Insurance Rates

by Jane Donahue

The factors that determine auto insurance rates aren’t clear to most drivers. In New York, in particular, good drivers are often dumbfounded about why they’re stuck with such high rates. To bring much-needed transparency to the industry, TSC Direct has put together the following list of factors that shape NYC auto insurance rates. Safety Rating … Continue reading Factors That Can Impact NYC Auto Insurance Rates ...

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Distracted Driving: Cell Phone Use
29 Jan
2019
Keeping your Rates Low, Tips & Ideas, Understanding Insurance

Distracted Driving: Cell Phone Use

by Robert Marsalona

A day in the life of a typical New Yorker is non-stop from the moment we wake up until the moment we hit the pillow. This forces us to multi-task in order to use our time as efficiently as possible. Often times, we combine these activities with our time driving ...

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Auto Insurance in New York and Car Safety
10 Sep
2018
Auto Insurance, Helpful Tips & Ideas, Keeping your Rates Low

Auto Insurance in New York and Car Safety

by Robert Marsalona

Advancements in technology have allowed today’s roads to be safer than ever before. The newest cars are equipped with technology that, though not foolproof, can help prevent accidents. The fewer accidents you get in to, the lower the cost of your auto insurance in New York! Did you know that certain car safety features can … Continue reading Auto Insurance in New York and Car Safety ...

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