Does Your Auto Insurance Cover Air Conditioning?

Driving a car with no A/C can be miserable during the hot summer months, particularly during a heatwave. As important as it is to your comfort and that of your passengers, automotive air conditioning can be expensive to repair or replace when it breaks down or malfunctions. In many cases, when the A/C malfunctions, it is considered normal wear-and-tear and not covered by auto insurance... Read Article

Driving Tips to Stay Safe During Your Summer Vacation

Longer days, warm, sunny weather, and roads free of snow and ice make summer the perfect time for vacation road trips. In fact, Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) statistics reveal that more fatal traffic crashes occur over the summer months than over the winter months. Contributing factors to the increase in serious accidents during the summer include congested roads due to vacation travel with... Read Article

How Depreciation Can Affect Your Auto Insurance Premiums

The value of virtually any expensive item changes as time passes. For a high-quality bottle of wine or a rare painting, the value may increase as the item ages. Cars and other vehicles usually only exclusively depreciate, losing significant value as the years pass. There are some rare exceptions, such as antique or other collectible vehicles. With a new car, the biggest drop in value... Read Article

Tips to Stay Safe While Driving in Winter Weather

You depend on your vehicle to get you from point A to point B safely and soundly, even when dealing with the hazards winter weather brings. From the moment your vehicle is in motion, winter driving demands your full attention. With rainstorms, black ice, slush, or a whiteout wall of snow, you are at higher risk of a collision or breakdown. While having auto insurance... Read Article

Avoid a Headache When You Can’t Avoid What’s in the Road

In a majority of cases, hitting an animal while driving is unavoidable. As upsetting as this event can be, it is also capable of causing substantial damage to your vehicle, particularly if the animal is large. Deer related accidents are common in rural areas, with the average repair from these accidents exceeding $3,300. At Affordable Insurance Group we recommend that our clients review their auto... Read Article