New Walmart Insurance Covers Texas Drivers

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At the end of April, Walmart made a bold move onto a market which the company feels could use some significant improvement. The biggest retailer in the world now offers car insurance in partnership with an online portal that helps customers compare real prices in real time. The service first became available in eight U.S. states. This new Walmart insurance covers Texas drivers (alongside Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Mississippi, … [Read more...]

Farmers Branch TX: 3rd City in State to Ban Texting and Driving

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According to statistics from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, accidents related to distracted driving cause nine deaths and over 1,060 injuries every day. A 2011 study from the same source revealed some alarming habits regarding distracted driving including talking on the phone and texting while driving. 69 per cent of all U.S. drivers aged 18 to 64 reported using their cell phones while driving within the month before the … [Read more...]

Don’t Get Scammed with Your Dallas Car Insurance

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This is a short guide on how you can avoid paying more than you should for your Dallas car insurance. While getting scammed could, unfortunately, mean a lot worse than just getting an unreasonably priced deal, it’s still good to know what options you have and how you can avoid paying extra. Since the city is known for its somewhat higher prices in general, the risk of being charged more than you should applies to everything, car insurance not … [Read more...]

DUI, DWI Cases in Dallas and Their Impact on Your Car Insurance Rates

It would be better not to happen to anyone, but in certain cases, it can happen to the best of us: in Dallas (just as in many other parts of the country, for that matter), people driving while intoxicated or people driving under the influence aren’t cut a slack from the authorities, as they are thrown into a world of troubles, which include fines and penalties, a trial, a sentence and sometimes, even a conviction. However, if you managed to get … [Read more...]

3 Tips to Save Money with Your Car in Dallas

We all know how costly having a car can be, especially if you drive your car in Dallas. It’s also true that renouncing your car would probably cost you even more once you’ve gotten used to its perks and so much of your daily tasks are made easier by driving, but that’s not a reason not to try and see if you can do your car-related spending smarter. Let’s have a look at the tabs on which you can cut back on some costs, and the tabs where being … [Read more...]

Leasing a Car vs. Purchasing One in Dallas: The Pros and Cons

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Most people have become accustomed to the pay-as-you-go smart-phone mentality. Instead of investing a few thousand dollars once to purchase a new, or used car, they'd prefer to pay a 200-300$ monthly fee to lease one. While this may seem like a reasonable price, especially considering that most families already pay cable television, bills and other fees, it is actually detrimental for long-term economics. Obviously, if finances are not a problem … [Read more...]

4 Elements that Factor Into Dallas Car Insurance Policies

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To make sure that they get the best possible insurance policy in the area, Dallas drivers should first try to understand how different elements play a part in calculating the overall risk factors and price for car insurance. There are many things to consider, and you will probably not learn about all of them, but the ones that weigh heavily on the price and type of insurance should be noted. So, to better understand what exactly you are paying … [Read more...]

How to Get Car Insurance With Bad Credit

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Not everybody has the perfect portfolio: suburban parent with a pristine record. Many drivers had bad credit, and this means that it is nearly impossible for them to get car insurance. Nevertheless, if you are willing to follow these tricks, you will eventually obtain auto insurance even with a credit challenged situation. The first thing you should think about is the fact that there are many policies and plans that can lower monthly payments. … [Read more...]

Little Known Tricks for Paying Less on Dallas Car Insurance

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Do you feel that you are paying way too much money for your auto car insurance, but the company that you have chosen seems to be under-performing and overpriced? We understand you, because we have been there. There are literally hundreds of online websites that promise the moon and stars, but usually fail to deliver. This is not necessarily because the company itself doesn't have decent insurance plans, but usually because people choose one that … [Read more...]

Is Auto Insurance Necessary to Get a Driver’s License in Texas?

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Although it is possible to purchase a car in Texas without showing proof of your identity (many illegal immigrants have had no problem purchasing cars), it is impossible to get a driver's license without having auto insurance for your registered vehicle in the state. In other words, in order to apply for a license, you have to first show proof of an automobile policy. In addition to this, it is not enough to show it once. You will have to show … [Read more...]