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Deer in The Headlights: Review Your Auto Insurance

Check your auto insurance policy in Oakley, CA, for coverage on auto-animal collisions. Fall can bring a time of fun for all while pumpkin picking, and enjoying the bright autumn colors, unfortunately, the likelihood of striking an animal, a deer, more than doubles during the fall season. From October through December, there is increased deer movement around dawn and dusk as well as peaking in breeding season. This near doubles the risk for auto-deer collisions. Many of the wildlife-vehicle collisions are preventable. To avoid a run in with any animal, be extra cautious at dawn and dusk while driving, scan the road ahead of you, and slow down significantly when traveling through areas with a high and active wildlife population. While commuting to and from work this autumn, be sure to keep a sharp eye out for Bambi and friends. In 2013, there were 191 deaths caused from a collision with animals, ... Read more

Hit a Deer? Now What?

Fall weather is here! It is time to pull out your favorite sweater and put an extra blanket on your bed! It also means that more deer are out enjoying the cooler temperatures. It is vital to be sure that you have the right auto insurance coverage that will protect you in case you have an unfortunate accident with a deer this fall. Your auto insurance policy will provide you with coverage as long as you have comprehensive coverage. Comprehensive coverage will pay for any damage that is caused by an accident that does not involve another vehicle, like hitting a deer. If you skipped out on comprehensive coverage when investing in your auto insurance policy, you will be left paying for the repairs of your vehicle out of your own pocket. Along with having the right auto insurance coverage, there are many steps that you can take to help avoid ... Read more